Steelers Can't Keep Pace With Patriots, 55-31

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Jerricho Cotchery had a big day for New England Patriots, but it wasn't enough to avoid a bad loss for the Steelers against the Patriots, 55-31, in Foxborough.

Ben Roethlisberger had a stellar game with four touchdowns on 28 of 48 passing for 400 yards, two picks and one fumble. Tom Brady was just as hot for the Patriots, and finished 23 for 33 with 432 yards passing, four touchdowns and no interceptions.

Le'Veon Bell was a bright spot for the Steelers, running for 74 yards on 16 carries in addition to four receptions for 65 yards. Cotchery was a top performer, snagging seven balls for 96 yards with three touchdowns.

The Pittsburgh defense fell apart, giving up 432 yards passing and 197 rushing. They sacked Brady three times.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was impressive, churning out 143 receiving yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Aaron Dobson also put together a noteworthy performance with 130 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

Next week, the Steelers host the Bills (3-6) while the Patriots head to Charlotte to face the Panthers (5-3).


Steelers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

B. Roethlisbe

28

48

400

4

2


Patriots Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

T. Brady

23

33

432

4

0


Steelers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

95

L. Bell

RB

16

74

4.6

0

C+

78

J. Dwyer

RB

1

30

30.0

0

-

-

F. Jones

RB

1

5

5.0

0


Patriots Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

S. Ridley

RB

26

115

4.4

2

B-

81

L. Blount

RB

5

47

9.4

1

C

74

B. Bolden

RB

3

36

12.0

0


Steelers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A-

91

E. Sanders

WR

6

98

16.3

0

A+

100

J. Cotchery

WR

7

96

13.7

3

A-

90

A. Brown

WR

5

71

14.2

1


Patriots Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

R. Gronkowski

TE

9

143

15.9

1

A+

100

A. Dobson

WR

5

130

26.0

2

A+

100

D. Amendola

WR

4

122

30.5

1


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