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By The Numbers: 2-minute magic

Here is a look at the statistical leaders for the both the Steelers and Broncos heading into the Week 15 contest at Heinz Field.


The Steelers have scored 82 points on plays inside the last two minutes of a half this season, (55 in the first half, 27 in the second half), the most in the NFL in 2015.


The Steelers offense ranks second in the NFL this season with 404.8 yards per game, and best in the AFC in that category.


Explosiveness has been a key for the Steelers offense this year, and that is evident with the 65 20-plus yard plays so far this season, ranking second in the NFL and first in the AFC.


Steelers defenders have got to the quarterback 38 times this year, the fifth highest sack total by a defense in the league this year.


Only Emmanuel Sanders has played for both the Steelers and the Broncos. Sanders was the Steelers third-round draft pick in 2010 and signed with the Broncos in 2014 as a free agent.


The last time the Steelers and Broncos met, a 33-19 Denver win in 2012, Ben Roethlisberger threw for 245 yards and two touchdowns.


Linebacker Lawrence Timmons has recorded 96 tackles, 65 of them solo stops, this season to lead all Steelers' defenders.


Steelers defensive backs have been ball hawks this season, and seven of them have interceptions – Will Allen (1), Antwon Blake (2), Brandon Boykin (1), Ross Cockrell (2), Will Gay (1), Rob Golden (1) and Mike Mitchell (3).

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