Week 16 - Game Report
1:00 PM ET, December 28, 2010
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA
Pittsburgh Steelers (10-4)
at Atlanta Falcons (6-8)
Steelers keep hopes alive for first round bye
Michael Turner ran the ball for 51 yards during the first half but then disappeared
Dennis Dixon has broken his elbow out for season
Mike Wallace celebrates and struts his awesomeness
Isaac Redman goes wild on a touchdown run
- 00 - 17 - 07 - 07- 31
- 03 - 17 - 00 - 03- 23
PITTSBURGH, PA —
It was over when...
With just minutes remaining leading 24-23, The Steelers fed the ball to Mendenhall to run the clock down, with the dismantled Falcons defence clueless he ran in a 10 yard touchdown with just over 1 minute remaining.
Rashard Mendenhall for keeping the Steelers final drive alive and getting the game winning touchdown.
The Pittsburgh Steelers devoured the Falcons in the running game, although not used alot at the right times it was effective for the win.
The Steelers now host the Ravens Monday Night for what decides who will take home the #1 or #2 seed (if Titan win or lose) and divisonal win giving them the first round bye.
Heath Miller has surpassed 1000 yards recieving, he's not the only one Santonio Holmes (946), Hines Ward (988) and Mike Wallace (961) all follow closely behind.
Dennis Dixon has broken his elbow and will be out for the rest of the season and placed on Injured Reserve, the Steelers released Kennard Cox and signed Ex Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Michael Turner was churning out the yards until Derek Anderson ruined the show