Noteworthy stats heading into Week 17

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Here is a look at the statistical leaders for the both the Steelers and Browns heading into the Week 17 contest at FirstEnergy Stadium.

QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER**
• Needs 416 passing yards to record 4,000 in 2015 to mark his fifth season with 4,000 in his NFL career.
• Will extend his franchise record for consecutive seasons with 4,000 passing yards to three with 416.
• Is 5 pass completions from 300 in 2015 to mark his third consecutive year (fifth in his NFL career) with at least 300 and to extend his franchise record for consecutive seasons with 300 completions.
• Will reach 20 passing touchdowns in 2015 with two to extend his consecutive seasons with 20 touchdown strikes to five (seven overall) and set a new Steelers record for consecutive 20-touchdown pass seasons.

RB DeANGELO WILLIAMS
• Will record the 23rd 100-yard rushing game of his career with his next 100-yard performance.

WR ANTONIO BROWN
• With his next touchdown, will move into a tie for eighth on the Steelers' all-time touchdown chart with 43 (Ray Mathews).
• With his next touchdown catch, will move into sole possession for the seventh-most touchdown grabs in team history with 38.
• With two touchdown catches, will move into a tie for sixth on the team's touchdown reception chart with Louis Lipps (39).
• With his next 100-yard game, will become the third player in in franchise history with 25-such performances in the regular season (Hines Ward – 29 and John Stallworth – 25).
• With 125 receptions in 2015, would become the first player in NFL history to record back-to-back seasons of 125 catches or more.
• Needs 98 punt return yards to surpass Antwaan Randle El (1,650) for the most in team history.

• One punt return for a touchdown to break a tie Antwaan Randle El (4) for the most in Steelers history.

DE CAMERON HEYWARD
• With a half-sack will match a single-season career-high set in 2014 with 7.5.

LB JAMES HARRISON
• Is three sacks from setting the Steelers sack record (Jason Gildon, 77.0) since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.

CB WILLIAM GAY
• Will break a tie with Rod Woodson (5) for the most interceptions returned for touchdowns in team history with his next pick six.

K CHRIS BOSWELL
• Is a point from breaking a tie with Kris Brown (105, 1999) for the most points by a rookie/first-year kicker in a season in Steelers history.

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