Monday, November 05, 2012

Steelers @ New York Giants: The actuals

There would have been plenty of ready made excuses had the Steelers lost this game, but instead the team earned a signature win against the best opponent they have faced thus far in 2012. Here is a look at the actual numbers versus the season's averages (in parentheses) coming into the game.

N.Y. Giants Offense v. Steelers Defense
Actual total yards per game: N.Y. Giants offense, 182 (396.8 average) v. Steelers defense, (274.1 average)

Actual net rushing yards per game: N.Y. Giants offense, 68, (114.6 average) v. Steelers defense, (91.6 average)

Actual net passing yards per game: N.Y. Giants offense, 191 (282.1 average) v. Steelers defense, (182.6 average)

Actual points per game: N.Y. Giants offense, 20, (29.3 average) v. Steelers defense (20.6 average)

Steelers Offense v. N.Y. Giants Defense
Actual total yards per game: Steelers offense, 349, (369.9 average) v. N.Y. Giants defense, (386.5 average)

Actual net rushing yards per game: Steelers offense, 158, (97.3 average) v. N.Y. Giants defense, (113.0 average)

Actual net passing yards per game: Steelers offense, 191, (272.6 average) v. N.Y. Giants defense, (273.5 average)

Actual points per game: Steelers offense: 24, (23.9 average) v. N.Y. Giants defense, (20.1 average)

Special Teams
Actual yards per punt return: N.Y. Giants, 0 yards, (6.7 average) v. Steelers, 25.3 yards, (7.5 average)

Actual yards per kick return: N.Y. Giants, 25 yards, (25.4 average) v. Steelers 34.6 yards, (26.1 average)

Net yardage punting Actual: N.Y. Giants, 32.2 yards, (39.5 average) v. Steelers, 36.3, (37.6 average)



Miscellaneous
Turnover differential: N.Y. Giants, +1,(+13) v. Steelers, -1,(+1)

Time of possession: N.Y. Giants,24:45,(30:36 average) v. Steelers,35:15,(34:35 average)

Sacks allowed: N.Y. Giants 2, (7) v. Steelers 4, (14)

Some Individual Numbers
Passer rating: Eli Manning, 41.1, (89.1) v. Ben Roethlisberger, 98.8, (101.4)

Leading rushers: Ahmad Bradhsaw, 48 yards, 3.2 yards per carry, 0 touchdowns (570 yards, 4.5 yards per carry, 4 touchdowns) v. Issac Redman, 147 yards, 5.7 yards per carry, 1 touchdown (Jonathan Dwyer, 299 yards, 5.2 yards per carry, 0 touchdowns)

Leading receiver: Victor Cruz, 5 catches, 67 yards, 13.4 per catch, 0 touchdowns (52 catches, 650 yards, 12.5 per catch, 7 touchdowns) v. Jerricho Cotchery, 4 catches, 50 yards, 12.5 per catch, 0 touchdowns (Antonio Brown, 40 catches, 480 yards, 12.0 yards per catch, 1 touchdowns)

Sack Leaders: Justin Tuck, 2 v. Lawrence Timmons & LaMarr Woodley, 1 each

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