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League Championship—Super Bowl XL

(Feb. 5, 2006, Ford Field, Detroit Mich. Attendance: 68,206. Time: 3:36)

Scoring

  1st Q 2nd Q 3rd Q 4th Q Final
Seattle 3 0 7 0 10
Pittsburgh 0 7 7 7 21
1st: SEA—FG: 47 yd by Brown, 0:22.
2nd: PIT—TD: 1-yd run by Roethlisberger (Reed kick), 1:55.
3rd: PIT—TD: 75-yd run by Parker (Reed kick), 14:38. SEA—TD: 16-yd pass from Hasselbeck to Stevens (Brown kick), 6:45.
4th: PIT—TD: 43-yd pass from Randle El to Ward (Reed kick) 8:56.
MVP: Hines Ward, Pittsburgh wide receiver.

Individual Statistics

  • Passing: PIT—Roethlisberger 9 for 123 yds, Randle El 1 for 43 yds (TD). SEA—Hasselback 26 for 273 yds
  • Rushing: PIT—Parker 10 for 93 yds, Bettis 14 for 43 yds, Roethlisberger 7 for 25 yds, Ward 1 for 18 yds, Haynes 1 for 2 yds. SEA—Alexander 20 for 95 yds, Hasselbeck 3 for 35 yds, Strong 2 for 7 yds.
  • Receiving: PIT—PIT—Ward 5 for 123 yds, Randle El 3 for 22 yds, Wilson 1 for 20 yds, Parker 1 for 1 yd. SEA—Engram 6 for 70 yds, Jurevicius 5 for 93 yds, Jackson 5 for 50 yds, Stevens 3 for 25 yds, Strong 2 for 15 yds, Hannam 2 for 12 yds, Alexander 2 for 2 yds, Morris 1 for 6 yds.
  • Interceptions: PIT—Taylor 1 for 24 yds. SEA—Herndon 1 for 76 yds, Boulware 1 for 0 yd.
  • Field goals: SEA—Brown 1 for 3.
  • Punting: PIT—Gardocki 6. SEA—Rouen 6.
  • Punt Returns: PIT—Randle El 2. SEA—Warrick 4.
  • Kickoff Returns: PIT—Colclough 2. SEA—Scobey 3, Morris 1.

Statistics of the Game

  Seahawks Steelers
First downs 20 14
3rd down efficiency 5–17 8–15
Total offense (net yards) 396 339
 Plays 77 56
 Average gain 5.1 6.1
Rushing yards (net) 137 181
 Rushes 25 33
 Average per rush 5.5 5.5
Passing yards (net) 259 158
Completions–attempts 26–49 10–22
 Yards per pass 5.0 6.9
 Had intercepted 1 2
Punts–number and average 6–50.2 6–48.7
Return–yardage 174 99
Penalties–number and yards 7–70 3–20
Fumbles–number and lost 0–0 0–0
Time of possession 33:02 26:58

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