It was over when ...
Jeff Reed nailed a 32-yard field goal with 15 seconds remaining in the game, sealing the one-point win for the Steelers.
Ben Roethlisberger did not throw a touchdown, but his game management and timely first down throws kept the Steelers in the game when penalties hampered the offense on seven of its nine drives (see key stat). He connected with seven different receivers and finished 31-of-41 for 308 yards.
The Steelers dominated in nearly every statistical category, including penalties, which nearly cost them the game. Pittsburgh was flagged 13 times for 115 yards, the most by the team since 2002. San Diego was penalized twice for five yards.
After recording two sacks, Chargers DE Jacques Cesaire limped off the field in the fourth quarter. ... Steelers RG Darnell Stapleton went down with a leg injury in the third quarter and did not return. ... For the first time in NFL history, a game finished with a final score of 11-10. ... The Chargers are 1-5 on the road this season. ... The Steelers have not allowed a 100-yard rusher this year.