The Pittsburgh Steelers were decisively beaten by the New England Patriots, 41 to 27, in the 2004 AFC Championship game on January 23, 2005.

Final

NE

41

PIT

27

Team

NE

PIT

1

10

3

2

14

0

3

7

14

4

10

10

Total

41

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NE

PIT

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 48-yard field goal

3

0

Patriots

Deion Branch 60-yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)

10

0

Steelers

Jeff Reed 43-yard field goal

10

3

2nd quarter

NE

PIT

Patriots

David Givens 9-yard pass from Tom Brady (Adam Vinatieri kick)

17

3

Patriots

Rodney Harrison 87-yard interception return (Adam Vinatieri kick)

24

3

3rd quarter

NE

PIT

Steelers

Jerome Bettis 5-yard run (Jeff Reed kick)

24

10

Patriots

Corey Dillon 25-yard run (Adam Vinatieri kick)

31

10

Steelers

Hines Ward 30-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger (Jeff Reed kick)

31

17

4th quarter

NE

PIT

Steelers

Jeff Reed 20-yard field goal

31

20

Patriots

Adam Vinatieri 31-yard field goal

34

20

Patriots

Deion Branch 23-yard run (Adam Vinatieri kick)

41

20

Steelers

Plaxico Burress 7-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger (Jeff Reed kick)

41

27