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Buffalo Bills @ Pittsburgh Steelers

Buffalo Bills @ Pittsburgh Steelers
S/R Staff
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Buffalo Bills (3-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (2-6)

SERIES

BILLS

STEELERS

SERIES LEADER

 

12-8

STREAKS

 

7 of past 8

COACHES VS. OPP.

Marrone: 0-0

Tomlin: 2-0

LAST WEEK

L 23-13 vs. Chiefs

L 55-31 at Patriots

LAST GAME

11/28/10: Steelers 19 at Bills 16 (OT). Pittsburgh K Shaun Suisham converts 4 FGs (45, 46, 48, 41). Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall rushes for 151 yards & TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

9/16/07: Steelers 26, Bills 3. Pittsburgh K Jeff Reed converts 4 1st-half FGs. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger completes 21 of 34 passes for 242 yards & TD.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 117 (Buf.), 93 (Pit.). XM: 226 (Pit.). 

STATS

PASSING

Tuel (R): 26-59-309-1-3-45.1

Roethlisberger: 200-308-2,330-12-9-88.5

RUSHING

Jackson: 117-502-4.3-6 (T2C)

Bell (R): 80-282-3.5-3

RECEIVING

Johnson: 38-423-11.1-3

A. Brown: 61 (1L)-701-11.5-3

OFFENSE

344.7

341.8

TAKE/GIVE

-1

-11

DEFENSE

362.1

341.3

SACKS

M. Williams: 11 (T2L)

Woodley: 5

INTs

Alonso (R): 4 (T1L)

5 tied: 1

PUNTING

Moorman: 44.8

McBriar: 46.7

KICKING

Carpenter: 71 (17/17 PAT; 18/20 FG)

Suisham: 62 (14/14 PAT; 16/18 FG)

 

 

BILLSRookie QB Jeff Tuel had his 1st TD pass of career last week (59 yards). QB Thad Lewis completed 22 of 32 passes (68.8 pct.) for 204 yards with 1 TD and a 83.3 rating in his only start versus Pittsburgh with Cleveland on 12/30/12. Bills are averaging 145.8 rush yards per game, 2nd-best in AFC. RB C.J. Spiller had a season-high 116 rush yards last week and registered his 8th 100-yard rush game of career. Since 2012, Spiller averages 5.6 yards per carry, tied for best among NFL RBs with Adrian Peterson. RB Fred Jackson had career-best 104 receiving yards, including a 65-yard TD catch against Pittsburgh on 11/28/10. Rookie WR Marquise Goodwin had a career-long 59-yard TD reception versus Kansas City and Aims for 3rd straight game with TD reception. S Jim Leonhard & Aaron Williams have career-best 3 INTs apiece in 2013. DE Mario Williams (11) is tied for most sacks through 1st 9 games of season by a Bill since 1982. Has reached 10+ sacks for the 4th time in career (14, 12, 10.5, 11). Williams needs 3 sacks to tie his career-best of 14 in 2007. Rookie LB Kiko Alonso is the only player in the NFL with 4 INTs and at least 2 sacks in 2013.

 

STEELERSDating back to 12/16/79, Pittsburgh has won 6 consecutive home games against Buffalo. For his career, QB Ben Roethlisberger is 2-0 as starter versus the Bills with a 82.2 rating. Big Ben has joined HOFer Terry Bradshaw (212) as only Steelers to reach 200 in career TD passes last week. Ben also posted his 6th career game with 4+ TD passes last week. Since 2011, the Steelers are 14-3 (.824) when the club has 100+ rush yards. Rookie RB Le’veon Bell had a career-best 139 scrimmage yards (74 rush, 65 rec.) versus. NE. WR Antonio Brown (61) needs 9 catches to surpass his career-best of 69 in 2011. WR Emmanuel Sanders is averaging 93 receiving yards per game in the past 3. WR Jerricho Cotchery had career-high 3 TD receptions last week. TE Heath Miller (4,948) needs 52 receiving yards to join Elbie Nickel as the 2nd TE in franchise history to reach 5,000 for his career. LB La Marr Woodley has (57) the 5th-most sacks in club annals since 1982. S Troy Polamalu had an INT and FR in the last game versus Bills. LB Jason Worilds tied his career-high with 2 sacks last week.

 

 

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