Post-game notes at Ravens

Baltimore 20, Pittsburgh 17
Dec. 27, 2015
Post-Game Notes

TEAM

Game action as the Steelers traveled to M&T Bank Stadium to take on the Ravens in Week 16.

• Pittsburgh is now 9-6 in 2015.
• The team's record of consecutive quarters of play scoring streak ended at 21, surpassing the previous mark of 20 straight quarters in 1997.
• The Steelers' defense has recorded 41 sacks in 2015 – the team's first 40-sack season since 2010 (48).
• Pittsburgh held Baltimore to 20 points marking the team's ninth game in 2015 allowing 20 points or less.

QB Ben Roethlisberger
• Completed 24-of-34 passes for 215 yards with two interceptions.
• Surpassed Carson Palmer (315) for the most pass completions in a career vs. Baltimore, now with 326.
• Surpassed Carson Palmer (3,845) for the most pass completions in a career vs. Baltimore, now with 3,901
• Is now 82-43 (.656) in the regular-season as a starter against AFC opponents as a starter.
• With 3,584 passing yards in 2015, recorded his third consecutive season with 3,500 passing yards extending his team record for consecutive 3,500-passing yard seasons and the sixth of his NFL career.

WR Antonio Brown
• Led the Steelers in receptions (7) and receiving yards (61).
• Extended his consecutive regular-season games started streak to 35 – the third-longest active consecutive games started streak among NFL wide receivers.
• Has registered at least one reception in 88 consecutive games in which he has played, including the postseason – dating back to October 3, 2010.
• Has registered at least one reception in 83 consecutive regular-season games – dating back to October 3, 2010.
• Increased his career totals vs. Baltimore to 57 catches, 659 receiving yards in his NFL career, along with one touchdown catch.
• Increased his 2015 catch total to 123 – the second-most by a Steeler in a single-season in franchise history behind only his 2014 total of 129 receptions.
• Increased his 2015 catch total to 123 - tying as the fourth-most by a player in a single-season in NFL history behind only Marvin Harrison, 2002 (143) Antonio Brown, 2014 (129) and Julio Jones, 2015 (127)
• Has recorded 123 receptions in 2015 to mark his second consecutive 120-catch, the first player in Steelers history with back-to-back 120-catch seasons.
• Joined Cris Carter (1994-95) as the only players in NFL history with back-to-back 120-catch seasons.
• Since 2013, has hauled in 362 receptions - the most in any three consecutive seasons in NFL history.
• Reached 1,600 receiving yards in 2015 to mark his second consecutive year with 1,600 – the first player in Steelers history with back-to-back 1,600-yard campaigns.
• Joined Calvin Johnson (2011-12) as the second player in NFL history with back-to-back 1,600-receiving yard seasons.

WR Markus Wheaton
• Caught three passes for 41 yards, increasing his single-season career high for receiving yards to 692 in 2015 (644 in 2014).

WR Martavis Bryant
• Caught one pass for six yards, extending his single-season career highs to 49 catches in 2015 (26 in 2014) and 765 receiving yards (549 in 2014).

RB DeAngelo Williams

• Rushed for 100 yards on 17 carries and had 53 receiving yards on six receptions to mark the second game in his NFL career and of the 2015 season with at least 100 rushing and 50 receiving yards (Nov. 8, 2015 vs. Oakland).
• Produced his fourth multi-rushing touchdown game of the season and 15th of his NFL career with two rushing touchdowns.
• Increased his 2015 rushing touchdown total to 11, the second-most in a single-season in his NFL career (2008: 18).
• Is the seventh player in Steelers history (12th occasion) to record 10 rushing touchdowns in a season and the first since 2010 (Rashard Mendenhall, 13).
• Registered 100 yards from scrimmage for the sixth time in 2015 to mark the third season in his NFL career with six 100-yard from scrimmage games and first since 2009 (2008: 8 and 2009: 7).
• Eclipsed 800 rushing yards in 2015 with 952 – the fifth 800-yard season in his NFL career and first since 2013.
• Total 101 yards from scrimmage in the first half (84 rushing / 17 receiving) to mark the eighth 100-yard from scrimmage first half in his NFL career and first since 2013 (Dec. 15).
• Rushed for 80 yards on 10 carries (10.0 average) in the first quarter – the fourth 80-yard first quarter in his NFL career.
• Eclipsed the 100-yard rushing barrier for the 22nd time in his NFL career and the third time in 2015.
• Has totaled 1,253 yards from scrimmage – the third-most scrimmage yards in a season in his NFL career (2008: 1,636, 2009: 1,369, 2015: 1,253 and 2013: 1,176).

TE Heath Miller
• Caught five passes for 49 yards.
• Increased his career totals vs. Baltimore to 67 receptions, 687 receiving yards, along with six touchdown catches.
• Reached the 500 receiving yard mark for the ninth consecutive season with 517, joining Hines Ward (1999-2010: 12) to have such a streak in Steelers history.

FB Will Johnson
• Extended his consecutive regular-season games played streak to 46 – the third-longest active consecutive games played streak among NFL fullbacks.

G David DeCastro
• Extended his consecutive regular-season games started streak to 39 – the sixth-longest active consecutive games started streak among NFL wide receivers.

DE Cameron Heyward
• Extended his consecutive regular-season games played streak to 79 – tying as the fifth-longest active consecutive games played streak among NFL defensive end.

CB William Gay
• Extended his consecutive regular season games played streak to 143 – the longest active consecutive games played streak among NFL cornerbacks.

CB Brandon Boykin

• Sacked Baltimore QB Ryan Mallett in the third quarter, his second career sack, and first with Pittsburgh.

S Mike Mitchell
• Extended his consecutive regular season games started streak to 45 – the sixth-longest active consecutive games played streak among NFL free safeties.

S Will Allen
• Appeared in the 175th game of his NFL career and finished with six tackles (3 solo).

LB Lawrence Timmons
• Tallied eight tackles.
• Extended his streak of consecutive regular-season games started to 84 – the longest active streak among current Steelers – and the third-longest active streak among NFL linebackers.
• Extended his consecutive regular season games played streak to 103 – the fourth-longest active consecutive games played streak among NFL linebackers.

LB Ryan Shazier
• Led the defense with 13 tackles (5 solo).

K Chris Boswell
• Converted his lone field goal attempt from 34 yards out in the second quarter and each of his two extra point tries for five points.
• Increased his Steelers record for the most field goals made by a rookie/first-year player in team history with 27.
• Tied a Steelers record among rookie/first-year kickers with 105 points in 2015.  Boswell is now tied with Kris Brown (1999).
• His 93.1 field goal percentage ranks first among rookie/first-year players in team history (min. 10 attempts).
• His 93.1 field goal percentage ranks third in a single-season in Steelers history behind only Shaun Suisham, 2013, 93.8 (30-32) and Gary Anderson, 1993, 93.3 (28-30)

P Jordan Berry
• Landed one of his three punts inside the Baltimore 20-yard line.
• Has landed 27 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line in 2015 – tying as the seventh-most by a Steeler in a season since the stat became official in 1976.  Mark Royals leads this category with 35 in 1994.
• Has placed 27 punts inside the 20 of his 56 punts in 2015 – the best percent of punts inside the 20 by a Steeler in a season since the stat became officially tracked in 1976.

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