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AFC North Matchups - Week 2

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Here is a look at each the statistical leaders for both the Steelers and 49ers heading into Sunday's week two matchup at Heinz Field.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1-0) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (0-1)**

49ERS:Head coach JIM TOMSULA was born in Homestead, PA…QB COLIN KAEPERNICK has posted 100 rating 17 times as starter (incl. playoffs) & 49ers are 16-1 (.941). Since 2012, is 1 of 2 in NFL with 90 rating (90.5) & 1,500 rush yards (1,619)…RB CARLOS HYDE rushed for career-high 168 yards & 2 TDs last week, 2nd most rush yards by 49er in season opener (GARRISON HEARST, 187 in 1998). RB REGGIE BUSH is only active player with 5,000 rush yards (5,473) & 450 receptions (466)…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN has 44 catches for 626 yards (89.4 per game) & 4 TDs in 7 games vs. Pit. Since 2011, WR TORREY SMITH is 2nd in NFL with 16.8 rec. avg. (min. 200 catches). Incl. playoffs, has TD in 3 of past 4 vs. Pit. Since entering NFL in 2006, TE VERNON DAVIS has 62 TDs (incl. playoffs), 3rd most by TE. Had TD in last meeting…LB NA VORRO BOWMAN had 7 tackles & sack last week. LB AARON LYNCH has sack in 7 of past 11, incl. last week. Rookie S JAQUISKI TARTT had sack last week in NFL debut.

STEELERS:QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER aims for 4th in row with 300 pass yards vs. NFC. Has 2 TD passes in 8 of past 10 vs. NFC…In Steelers debut vs. NE, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS led team with 127 rush yards on 21 att. (6.0 avg.). FB WILL JOHNSON scored 1st career TD last week…Since 2013, WR ANTONIO BROWN leads NFL in catches (248) & receiving yards (3,330). Has 7 catches in 12 consecutive games, longest streak in NFL history. In past 12, Brown is averaging 8.7 catches & 110 yards per game with 9 TD catches…TE HEATH MILLER had 8 catches for 84 yards vs. NE & has 540 career, surpassing HOFer JOHN STALLWORTH (537) for 2nd-most in Steelers history (HINES WARD, 1,000)…LB JAMES HARRISON (69.5) needs half sack to join JASON GILDON (77) as only Steelers with 70 . Rookie LB BUD DUPREE (No. 22 overall) had sack in NFL debut. S WILL ALLEN led team with 8 tackles & had 1st career sack vs. NE.

BALTIMORE RAVENS (0-1) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (0-1)

RAVENS:QB JOE FLACCO is all-time franchise leader in TD passes (148) & needs 2 to become 1st Raven to reach 150 career. Has 3-0 career record vs. Raiders & passed for 341 yards for 116 rating with 4 total TDs (3 pass, 1 rush) in last meeting…Since 2014, RB JUSTIN FORSETT has 249 att. for 1,309 rush yards & 5.3 avg. – best among NFL RBs (min. 100 att.). FB KYLE JUSZCZYK had career-high 4 catches last week…WR STEVE SMITH, SR. (917) needs 4 catches to surpass TORRY HOLT (920) for no. 17 on all-time career list. Had TD catch in last meeting…LB C.J. MOSLEY posted career-high 2 sacks vs. Den. Has 4 sacks in past 5 overall. Last week, CB JIMMY SMITH lead team with 8 tackles & posted 1st career INT-TD (24 yards). Since entering NFL in 2004, LB DARYL SMITH is 1 of 3 players with 25 sacks (27.5) & 10 INTs (10). LB ALBERT MC CLELLAN posted 1st sack since 2012 last week.

RAIDERS:In 6 career division games, QB DEREK CARR has passed for 1,200 yards with 9 TDs vs. 4 INTs. In 6 career starts, QB MATT MCGLOIN has passed for 1,460 yards & 8 TDs, incl. 3 multi-TD games. Passed for 142 yards & 2 TDs for 91.1 rating last week…RB LATAVIUS MURRAY led team in catches (7) & scrimmage yards (80 total, 44 rush, 36 receiving) last week. In 4 career starts, is averaging 90.3 scrimmage yards per game (226 rush, 135 receiving). FB MARCEL REECE had career-high 2 TD catches vs. Bengals…Rookie WR AMARI COOPER (No. 4 overall) had 5 catches for 47 yards in NFL debut. In last meeting (12/7/14 with SF), WR MICHAEL CRABTREE had 9 catches for 56 yards…S LARRY ASANTE led team with 8 tackles last week. DE JUSTIN TUCK led team with 2 PDs vs. Bengals. S CHARLES WOODSON leads active players with 60 career INTs & needs 2 to tie HOFer DICK LE BEAU (62) & DAVE BROWN (62) for No. 9 all-time.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (1-0) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (1-0)

CHARGERS:QB PHILIP RIVERS passed for 404 yards & 2 TDs with 102.8 rating last week. Rivers (254) needs 1 TD pass to eclipse HOFer DAN FOUTS (254) for most in club history. Has started 146 consecutive games, 2nd-longest active streak among QBs…Rookie RB MELVIN GORDON (No. 15 overall) had 67 scrimmage yards in NFL debut (51 rush, 16 rec). Last week, WR KEENAN ALLEN tied single-game franchise record with 15 catches (HOFer KELLEN WINSLOW, 10/7/84 at GB) & led team with 166 rec. yards. Had 8 catches for 106 yards in last meeting. In past 5 overall, has 37 catches for 412 yards & 3 TDs, incl. 3 100-yard games. WR STEVIE JOHNSON had 6 catches for 82 yards & TD in SD debut last week. In 2 career meetings (with Buf.), has 12 catches for 195 yards (16.3 avg.) & 3 TDs…TE LADARIUS GREEN had 5 catches for 74 yards vs. Det. & scored 1st TD since 2013…Rookie LB KYLE EMANUEL (Round 5, No. 153 overall) had sack & INT in NFL debut. Since 2007, S ERIC WEDDLE is 1 of 4 NFL players with 19 INTs (19) & 6 sacks (6).

BENGALS:QB ANDY DALTON has a 41-23-1 (.638) career regular-season record, highest win pct. of any Bengals QB (min. 20 starts). Last week, Dalton (101) joined KEN ANDERSON (197), BOOMER ESIASON (187) & CARSON PALMER (154) as only Bengals with 100 career TD passes…In past 10, RB JEREMY HILL has 992 rush yards on 191 att. (5.2 avg.) with 8 TDs, incl. 63 yards & 2 TDs vs. Oak. RB GIOVANI BERNARD had 88 scrimmage yards last week (63 rush, 25 rec.)…WR A.J. GREEN (20) needs 1 100-yard rec. game to surpass ISAAC CURTIS (20) for 2nd-most in club history (CHAD JOHNSON, 31). Last week, TE TYLER EIFERT had career-highs in catches (9), rec. yards (104) & TD catches (2)…DT GENO ATKINS had sack last week. Since 2010, leads AFC DTs with 33 sacks. S REGGIE NELSON had INT vs. Oak. Since entering NFL in 2007, is 1 of 3 NFL players with 20 INTs (23) & 6 sacks (6).

TENNESSEE TITANS (1-0) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (0-1)

TITANS:Scored 42 points in Week 1, most since 9/23/12 (44-41 W vs. Det.)…QB MARCUS MARIOTA (209 pass yards, 4 TDs) became 1st NFL rookie with 158.3 passer rating in Week 1 (min. 14 att.) & 1st rookie with 4 TD passes in a half… Last week, RB BISHOP SANKEY led team with career-high 74 rush yards on 12 att. (6.2 avg.) & had 2 total TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.). Since 2010, RB-PR DEXTER MC CLUSTER is tied for 2nd in AFC with 3 PR-TDs…WR KENDALL WRIGHT led Titans with 101 receiving yards on 4 catches (25.3 avg.) with TD vs. TB, 4th career 100-yard game. Had 2 TD catches in last meeting. WR HARRY DOUGLAS had TD catch in Ten. debut…TE DELANIE WALKER had 3 catches for 43 yards (14.3 avg.) & TD last week. Aims for 6th in row with 3 catches…In last meeting, S MICHAEL GRIFFIN had team-high 10 tackles with sack & INT. CB COTY SENSABAUGH scored TD on 1st career INT last week. LB DERRICK MORGAN tied career-high with 2 sacks vs. TB.

BROWNS: QB JOSH MC COWN won only start vs. Ten. (10/23/05 with Ari.). QB JOHNNY MANZIEL passed for 182 yards, incl. 1st career TD pass (54 yards), & led team with 35 rush yards vs. NYJ…In 8 career home games, RB ISAIAH CROWELL has 4.6 rush avg. (69 att., 319 yards) with 3 TDs…Last week, WR TRAVIS BENJAMIN had 3 catches for 89 yards (29.7 avg.), incl. 54-yard TD (2nd-longest of career). Had 2 TD catches in last meeting. WR TAYLOR GABRIEL had career-high 95 yards on 4 catches (23.8 avg.) in last meeting. WR BRIAN HARTLINE had 2 catches in Browns debut & now has 300 career…T JOE THOMAS has started 129 consecutive games, tied for 2nd-longest active streak among NFL OL…Since 2007, CB TRAMON WILLIAMS is only NFL CB with 20 INTs (28) & 4 sacks (4.5). Since 2014, S TASHAUN GIPSON has AFC-best 7 INTs, incl. 1 last week.

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