The Steelers dominated the Rams in this game! Charlie Batch got the start at QB and he was a decent game manager type. He completed 15 of 22 passes for 208 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT. Rashard Mendenhall led the way on the ground for the Steelers in this game with 116 yards rushing on 18 carries (6.4 ypc) with 1 TD run. He also caught 1 pass and it went for 35 yards. Isaac Redman pitched in with 8 carries for 35 yards (4.4 ypc) with 1 TD run. John Clay scored on a 10-yard TD run on his only carry of the game. WRs Mike Wallace (4 rec, 82 yards) and Hines Ward (4 rec, 32 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Steelers. The Steelers finished up with 169 yards rushing on 28 carries (6.0 ypc) and they also completed 15 of 22 passes (68.2%) for 208 yards as they had possession of the ball for 29:15.
The defense was outstanding for the Steelers in this game. LB Lawrence Timmons led the way for the Steelers on D with 11 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss, 1 sack and 2 QB hits. Safety Troy Polamalu (6 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss and 1 pass defensed), CB William Gay (6 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss and 1 pass defensed) and safety Ryan Mundy (6 tackles) also had solid games for the Steelers. The Rams finished up with 164 yards rushing on 36 carries (4.6 ypc) and they also completed 9 of 24 passes (37.5%) for 68 yards. The Steelers are now 11-4 on the year.