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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Minnesota 36, Pittsburgh 28
When: 8:20 PM ET, Thursday, December 9, 2021
Where: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Temperature: Dome
Head Official: Clete Blakeman
Attendance: 66718
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Pittsburgh 0072128
Minnesota 6176736
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 3:31
Minnesota TD Minnesota 6 - Pittsburgh 0
Justin Jefferson 14 yd. pass from Kirk Cousins (kick failed)
2nd Quarter - 14:43
Minnesota FG Minnesota 9 - Pittsburgh 0
Greg Joseph 38 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 9:55
Minnesota TD Minnesota 16 - Pittsburgh 0
Dalvin Cook 29 yd. run (Greg Joseph kick)
2nd Quarter - 2:20
Minnesota TD Minnesota 23 - Pittsburgh 0
Dalvin Cook 7 yd. run (Greg Joseph kick)
3rd Quarter - 9:36
Minnesota FG Minnesota 26 - Pittsburgh 0
Greg Joseph 42 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 6:15
Minnesota FG Minnesota 29 - Pittsburgh 0
Greg Joseph 25 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 2:11
Pittsburgh TD Minnesota 29 - Pittsburgh 7
Najee Harris 3 yd. pass from Ben Roethlisberger (Chris Boswell kick)
4th Quarter - 14:49
Pittsburgh TD Minnesota 29 - Pittsburgh 14
Najee Harris 1 yd. run (Chris Boswell kick)
4th Quarter - 12:11
Pittsburgh TD Minnesota 29 - Pittsburgh 20
James Washington 30 yd. pass from Ben Roethlisberger (pass failed)
4th Quarter - 10:51
Minnesota TD Minnesota 36 - Pittsburgh 20
K.J. Osborn 62 yd. pass from Kirk Cousins (Greg Joseph kick)
4th Quarter - 4:14
Pittsburgh TD Minnesota 36 - Pittsburgh 28
Pat Freiermuth 15 yd. pass from Ben Roethlisberger (Diontae Johnson pass from Ben Roethlisberger)
TEAMS
Team Stats
  Pittsburgh Minnesota
1st Downs 22 22
Rushing 7 13
Passing 11 8
Penalty 4 1
3rd Down Conversions 4-13 5-14
4th Down Conversions 2-2 1-1
Punts-Average 6-43.0 3-48.7
Return Yards 115 49
Punts-Returns 1-8 3-31
Kickoffs-Returns 3-62 0-0
Int - Returns 2-45 1-18
Penalties-Yards 10-85 11-102
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0
Time of Possession 29:32 30:28
Total Net Yards 375 458
Total Plays 69 67
Average Gain 5.4 6.8
Net Yards Rushing 106 242
Rushes 24 36
Average/Rush 4.4 6.7
Net Yards Passing 269 216
Comp-Att 28-40 14-31
Yards/Pass 6.0 7.0
Sacked-Yards Lost 5-39 0-0
Had Intercepted 1 2
Touchdowns 4 4
Rushing 1 2
Passing 3 2
Other 0 0
Extra Points 3-4 3-4
Field Goals 0-1 3-4
Red Zone Efficiency 3-4-75% 2-3-67%
Goal To Go Efficiency 1-1-100% 0-1-0%
Safeties 0 0
PLAYER STATS
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Roethlisberger 28/40 308 3 1
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
K. Cousins 14/31 216 2 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
N. Harris 20 94 4.7 1 23
D. Johnson 1 7 7.0 0 7
B. Roethlisberger 1 5 5.0 0 5
C. Claypool 1 2 2.0 0 2
B. Snell Jr. 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD LG
D. Cook 27 205 7.6 2 30
A. Mattison 6 27 4.5 0 14
K. Cousins 2 14 7.0 0 11
J. Jefferson 1 -4 -4.0 0 -4
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
C. Claypool 9 8 93 11.6 0 38
D. Johnson 10 5 76 15.2 0 37
J. Washington 6 4 65 16.2 1 30
R. McCloud 8 6 32 5.3 0 10
P. Freiermuth 3 2 32 16.0 1 17
N. Harris 3 3 10 3.3 1 6
Receiving
  TAR REC YDS AVG TD LG
K. Osborn 9 3 83 27.7 1 62
J. Jefferson 15 7 79 11.3 1 22
T. Conklin 2 2 20 10.0 0 19
D. Cook 3 1 17 17.0 0 17
C. Herndon 1 1 17 17.0 0 17
A. Mattison 1 0 0 0 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
A. Witherspoon 2 45 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
B. Breeland 1 18 0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
No sacks
Sacks
  NO. YDS
A. Watts 1.0 9.0
E. Kendricks 1.0 9.0
S. Richardson 1.0 8.0
H. Smith 1.0 7.0
M. Pierce 1.0 6.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
A. Highsmith 1.0
M. Adams 1.0
M. Killebrew 1.0
C. Heyward 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO.
S. Richardson 2.0
E. Kendricks 2.0
H. Smith 1.0
A. Watts 1.0
X. Woods 1.0
A. Barr 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
B. Roethlisberger 1
Fumbles
  NO.
No fumbles