4 things that stood out vs. Ravens

  • Offense struggles: The Steelers offense has been explosive the last six games, putting at least 30 points on the board in each of those games. But the offense only managed 17 in a 20-17 loss to the Ravens. The passing game struggled against the Ravens, with Ben Roethlisberger completing just 24 of 34 passes for 215 yards, two interceptions and no touchdowns.
  • Turnovers hurt: The Steelers lost the turnover battle, and when that happens it's tough to win. Roethlisberger had two interceptions, and the defense wasn't able to take the ball away from the Ravens.
  • AB keeps rolling: Another week* *and another chance for receiver Antonio Brown to do something to get his name in the NFL record books. With his 61 yards against the Ravens, Brown became only the second player in NFL history with back-to-back 1,600-yard receiving seasons. Brown currently has 1,647 yards this year and had 1,698 yards in 2014. The only other player to accomplish that was Calvin Johnson (2011-12).

In addition, Brown became the second player in NFL history with back-to-back seasons with at least 120 catches. So far this season Brown has 123 catches. He had 129 receptions in 2014. The only other player to accomplish that was Hall of Famer Cris Carter (1994-95).

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Williams carries load:** Running back DeAngelo Williams rushed for two touchdowns, the fourth time he has rushed for multiple touchdowns this season and the 15th time he has done it in his career. Williams also became the seventh player in Steelers history with 10 rushing touchdowns (currently at 11) in a season and the first since 2010 when Rashard Mendenhall had 13 rushing touchdowns. The 11 rushing touchdowns are also the second-most of his career in a single season. He rushed for 18 touchdowns in 2008. Williams had 100 yards rushing on the day, and 53 yards receiving, the second time in his career he has had a 100 yard rushing and 50 yard receiving game.

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