1977 Denver 28, 1973 Pittsburgh 20
 

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

OT

Total

1977 Denver

14

7

7

0

0

28

1973 Pittsburgh

3

3

0

14

0

20

Scoring Plays
Qtr Clock Poss Scoring Description(Extra Point) Score
1 10:48 1977 Denver T. Davis 2 yd. run (J. Turner kick) 7-0 DEA
1 5:24 1977 Denver R. Lytle 2 yd. run (J. Turner kick) 14-0 DEA
1 2:42 1973 Pittsburgh R. Gerela 15 yd. field goal 14-3 DEA
2 5:42 1973 Pittsburgh R. Gerela 31 yd. field goal 14-6 DEA
2 0:15 1977 Denver J. Dolbin 24 yd. pass from C. Morton (J. Turner kick) 21-6 DEA
3 3:18 1977 Denver T. Davis 5 yd. run (J. Turner kick) 28-6 DEA
4 8:06 1973 Pittsburgh R. Shanklin 59 yd. pass from B. Roethlisberger (R. Gerela kick) 28-13 DEA
4 3:54 1973 Pittsburgh R. Shanklin 13 yd. pass from B. Roethlisberger (R. Gerela kick) 28-20 DEA

Team Statistics

  1977 Denver 1973 Pittsburgh
First Downs 19 12
Third Down Efficiency 6-15-40% 2-14-14%
Fourth Down Efficiency 0-0-0% 1-3-33%
Total Net Yards Rushing 162 48
Total Rushes 42 23
Average Per Rush 3.9 2.1
Passes Completed/Attempted 13/25 (52.0%) 17/32 (53.1%)
Net Yards Passing 152 224
Avg Yards Per Pass 6.4 7.8
Sacked/Yards Lost 1/8 3/27
Punts/Average 8/35.9 7/43.1
Punts Received/Return Yardage 2/15 4/14
Kickoffs/Returns 1/23 3/73
Interceptions/Returns 1/0 0/0
Penalties/Yards 6/60 8/76
Total Fumbles/Fumbles Lost 3/2 3/2
Time of Possession 32 mins 40 secs 27 mins 20 secs

Passing Stats

 
Att
Comp
Yds
Comp %
Yds/Att
TD
TD %
INT
INT %
Long
Sack Rating
1977 Denver
Craig Morton 25 13 160 52.0 6.4 1 4.0 0 0 24 1/8 85.4
1973 Pittsburgh
Ben Roethlisberger 32 17 251 53.1 7.8 2 6.3 1 3.1 59 3/27 86.8

Rushing Stats

  No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1977 Denver
Terrell Davis 23 120 5.2 57 2 0
Lonnie Perrin 13 44 3.4 12 0 0
Craig Morton 5 -4 -0.8 2 0 0
Rob Lytle 1 2 2.0 2 1 0
1973 Pittsburgh
Preston Pearson 12 37 3.1 16 0 0
Franco Harris 10 10 1.0 4 0 0
Ben Roethlisberger 1 1 1.0 1 0 0

Receiving Stats

  No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1977 Denver
Riley Odoms 5 44 8.8 11 0 0
Haven Moses 5 69 13.8 15 0 0
Jack Dolbin 2 40 20.0 24 1 0
Lonnie Perrin 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
1973 Pittsburgh
John McMakin 5 64 12.8 29 0 0
Ron Shanklin 4 87 21.8 59 2 0
Frank Lewis 3 64 21.3 38 0 0
Preston Pearson 2 6 3.0 5 0 0
Franco Harris 2 16 8.0 12 0 0
Barry Pearson 1 14 14.0 14 0 0

Field Goals

  1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Totals % Made
1977 Denver
Jim Turner 0/0 0/0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0/1 0.0
1973 Pittsburgh
Roy Gerela 1/1 0/0 1/1 0/0 0/0 2/2 100

Punting

 
No
Avg
Net
Tb
Inside 20
Long
Blocked
1977 Denver
Bucky Dilts 8 35.9 34.1 0 2 51 0
1973 Pittsburgh
Bobby Walden 7 43.1 41.0 0 4 52 0

Kickoff Returns

 
No
Yds
Avg
Long
TD
1977 Denver
Rick Upchurch 1 23 23.0 23 0
1973 Pittsburgh
Steve Davis 2 50 25.0 28 0
Preston Pearson 1 23 23.0 23 0

Punt Returns

 
Ret
FC
Yds
Avg
Long
TD
1977 Denver
Rick Upchurch 2 0 15 7.5 8 0
1973 Pittsburgh
Glen Edwards 4 1 14 3.5 7 0

Individual Defense

 
Tackles
Sacks
Fum Rec
1977 Denver
Tom Jackson 7 0 0
Randy Gradishar 5 1 1
Barney Chavous 5 1 0
Lyle Alzado 5 1 0
Steve Foley 4 0 0
Bob Swenson 4 0 0
Bill Thompson 4 0 0
Bernard Jackson 3 0 0
Joe Rizzo 2 0 0
Chris Pane 1 0 0
Louis Wright 1 0 0
Otis Armstrong 0 0 1
Paul Howard 0 0 1
1973 Pittsburgh
Henry Davis 12 0 0
Mike Wagner 9 0 0
"Mean" Joe Greene 6 0 0
Ernie Holmes 5 0 1
Andy Russell 5 0 1
Dwight White 4 0 0
L.C. Greenwood 3 1 0
Glen Edwards 2 0 0
John Rowser 2 0 0
Mel Blount 1 0 0
Jack Ham 1 0 0
Ben Roethlisberger 0 0 1

Interceptions

 
No
Yds
Avg
Long
TD
1977 Denver
Bernard Jackson 1 0 0.0 0 0
1973 Pittsburgh