Week 8 - Game Report
1:00 PM ET, November 2, 2010
Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, NY
Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2)
at Buffalo Bills (2-4)
Steelers defeat Bills in 2nd half adjustments
William Gay had 2 interceptions as the Steelers shutout the Bills in the 4th quarter.
Santonio Holmes struggles to find room.
- 07 - 03 - 07 - 14-31
- 07 - 07 - 07 - 00-21
PITTSBURGH, PA —
It was over when...
With the Steelers leading by 3, with 1:54 seconds left the Steelers drove 88 yards in 50 seconds where Dennis Dixon hooked up with Mike Wallace on 10 yard pass to put them up 31-21 and to seal the victory.
Dennis Dixon threw for 302 yards and 1 touchdown... Rookie Joe McKnight returned a 96 yard touchdown kickoff return... Terrence McGee had 9 tackles including 1 deflection and 2 forced fumbles.
The Steelers travled to Buffalo for perhaps the last time as the Bills took devastating hits to the Steelers. The Bills Running Back Marshawn Lynch ran for over 60 yards in the first half but ended up with only 7 more in the second due to toughened up rush defending. The Bills looked to win this one with over 160 yards total offense going into halftime but ended up with 188 yards total offense.
Dennis Dixon didn't surprise and again had a good showing as the Steelers look to go ahead of the Finally defeated Baltimore Ravens (6-0). In other news the Indianapolis Colts of 2009 that went 19-0 are currently the only undefeated team in the league.
William Gay and Ike Taylor shut down Chris Simms durin the 4th quarter, enabling them for the win.
The Steelers will release Guard Trai Essex and sign Tuff Harris and Kennard Cox to the active roster.