SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (7-5) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (10-2)
Here is a look at the statistical leaders for the both the Steelers and Bengals heading into their AFC Wild Card game at Paul Brown Stadium.
STEELERS:** Last week, QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER passed for 364 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 126.4 rating. Aims for 5th in row overall with 300 yards…In past 4, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS is averaging 137.2 scrimmage yards per game with 3 rush TDs. 1 of 3 players with 650 rush yards (697), 250 rec. yards (256) & 6 rush TDs (6) in 2015…In past 4, WR ANTONIO BROWN has 41 catches for 592 yards & 5 total TDs (4 rec., 1 PR). Since 2013, leads NFL in catches (332) & rec. yards (4,507). Leads AFC with 93 catches & needs 7 to become 6th player in NFL history with 3 consec. 100-catch seasons. In past 3, WR MARTAVIS BRYANT has 361 rec. yards on 15 catches (24.1 avg.) with 3 total TDs (2 rec., 1 rush). Has 15 TDs in 17 career games. WR MARKUS WHEATON aims for 3rd in row with TD…Since 2007, LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS is only NFL player with 30 sacks (30.5) & 10 INTs (10). LB BUD DUPREE leads AFC rookies with 4 sacks.
BENGALS: Last week, QB ANDY DALTON (3,191) joined PEYTON MANNING as only players in NFL history to pass for 3,000 yards in each of 1st 5 NFL seasons. Passed for 220 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for career-best 146.8 rating last week…RB JEREMY HILL rushed for season-high 98 yards with TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 95 scrimmage yards. Has 9 total TDs & needs 1 to become 1st Bengal with 10 TDs in each of 1st 2 seasons to begin career. RB GIOVANI BERNARD (1,982) needs 18 rush yards to reach 2,000 career…Last week, WR A.J. GREEN (1,037) had 5 catches for 128 yards & joined RANDY MOSS (6) as only players in NFL history with 5 consec. 1,000-yard receiving seasons to begin career. In past 10, has 62 catches for 929 yards & 6 TDs. TE TYLER EIFERT leads NFL with 12 TD rec., most ever by Bengals TE in season…Cin is only team to have 2 players with 8 sacks in 2015 – DE CARLOS DUNLAP (9.5) & DT GENO ATKINS (8). S REGGIE NELSON leads NFL with 7 INTs.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (7-5) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (4-8)
Check out the highlight photos from the Steelers vs Seahawks game. The Seahawks defeated the Steelers 39-30 on November 29th 2015.
SEAHAWKS:** QB RUSSELL WILSON has 11 TDs, 0 INTs & 148.2 rating in past 3. Has 21 games with 2 pass TDs & 0 INTs, most by QB in 1st 4 seasons in NFL history…Rookie RB THOMAS RAWLS has rushed for 712 yards (118.7 per game), most by undrafted player in 1st 6 starts since 1970. Has scored 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in those 6 starts. Has rushed 250 yards (125 per game) & 2 TDs in 2 starts vs. AFC…WR DOUG BALDWIN has 11 catches for 239 yards (119.5 per game) & 5 TDs in past 2. Has 5 TDs in past 4 vs. AFC (incl. SB). WR JERMAINE KEARSE has 3 TDs in past 2 vs. AFC. Rookie WR-KR-PR TYLER LOCKETT is 1 of 2 players in NFL with rec. (3), PR (1) & KR (1) TDs. Had career-high 7 rec. & 90 rec. yards last week…CB RICHARD SHERMAN leads NFL with 27 INTs since 2011 (incl. playoffs). S EARL THOMAS had INT last week & leads team with 4 INTs. Rookie DE FRANK CLARK has 3 sacks in past 2. DE CLIFF AVRIL has 5.5 sacks in past 6. LBs BOBBY WAGNER & K.J. WRIGHT tie for team lead with 89 tackles.
RAVENS: Have scored GW points on final play in each of 4 wins in 2015…QB MATT SCHAUB is 1-1 as starter with Ravens & has passed for 540 yards with 3 TDs. In 2 career starts vs. Seahawks, has completed 60 of 88 (68.2 pct.) for 720 yards with 4 TDs for 93.9 rating…Rookie JAVORIUS ALLEN had career-high 170 scrimmage yards last week (63 rush, 107 rec.) & is averaging 123 scrimmage yards per game in past 3. Aims for 3rd in row with TD reception…WR KAMAR AIKEN has TD catch in 2 of past 3. Aims for 6th in row with 5 rec. WR CHRIS GIVENS has 20 yard catch in 5 of past 6, incl. 36-yarder last week. In last home game (Week 11 vs. Rams), TE CROCKETT GILLMORE had career-best 101 rec. yards on 5 catches. Has TD catch in 2 of past 3 at home…LB DARYL SMITH leads team with 95 tackles. LB ELVIS DUMERVIL has 3.5 sacks & FR in past 4. Had sack in only career meeting (12/3/06 with Den).
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (4-8) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (2-10)
The Pittsburgh Steelers hosted the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field in Week 10.
49ERS:QB BLAINE GABBERT had 44-yard rush TD & GW 71-yard TD pass in OT last week. Has 92.7 rating in past 3…RB SHAUN DRAUGHN played 9 games with Cle (2014-15), incl. 5 in 2015. Has 345 scrimmage yards (86.3 per game) in past 4. Had rush TD last week…WR TORREY SMITH had GW 71-yard TD catch in OT last week. Has 3 rec. TDs of 70 yards this season. Had TD catch in last game vs. Cle. (12/28/14 with Bal). WR ANQUAN BOLDIN had 8 catches for 142 yards & 3 TDs vs. Cle. on 9/26/10 (with Bal), 1 of 2 games with career-best 3 rec. TDs. Has 989 receptions & needs 11 to reach 1,000. TE VANCE MC DONALD has 2 TD catches in past 3, 1st 2 career TDs…LB NA VORRO BOWMAN had 14 tackles last week & leads NFC with 119 tackles. Had 11 tackles in only meeting. S JIMMIE WARD had 29-yard INT-TD last week, 1st career INT. LB AHMAD BROOKS had 2 sacks & FF in last game vs. Cle. LB AARON LYNCH has 5.5 sacks in past 9. Rookie S JAQUISKI TARTT had 2nd career sack last week.BROWNS:** In past 5, QB JOHNNY MANZIEL has completed 63 of 104 (60.6 pct.) for 751 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 91.5 rating, incl. career-high 372 yards & 1 TD in Week 10 vs. Steelers…Rookie RB DUKE JOHNSON, JR. ranks 2nd in catches (48) & receiving yards (440) amongst AFC RBs. RB ISAIAH CROWELL led team with 62 rush yards last week…WR-PR TRAVIS BENJAMIN has 13 career TDs (10 rec., 3 PR) & averages 44.8 yards per score. WR BRIAN HARTLINE led team in catches (8) & receiving yards (83) last week vs. Bengals. Aims for 3rd in row with 8 catches. Rookie WR DARIUS JENNINGS had 5 rec. for 35 yards in NFL debut last week. TE GARY BARNIDGE ranks 3rd among TEs in rec. yards (817) & TDs (7)…LB KARLOS DANSBY leads team w. 87 tackles & 3 INTs, incl. 5 tackles last week. Since 2004, is only NFL player w. 40 sacks (41) & 15 INTs (19). In 14 career meetings, has 4.5 sacks, INT, FF & 2 FR.