CLEVELAND BROWNS AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS
SERIES LEADER: Steelers 65-57
STREAKS: Steelers have won 8 of past 10 gamesTOMLIN VS. CLEVELAND: 12-2PETTINE VS. PITTSBURGH: 0-0LAST GAME: 12/29/13: Steelers 20, Browns 7…Pittsburgh WR Antonio Brown had nine receptions for 87 yards. Pittsburgh rookie RB Le'Veon Bell rushed 20 times for 90 yards with one rushing touchdown.
Highlight photos from the last game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns during the 2013 season. The Steelers defeated the Browns 20-7.
CLEVELAND: In 3 starts with Cle. in 2013,QB BRIAN HOYERpassed for 615 yards & 5 TDs with a QB rating of 82.6. Hoyer is only Browns QB to win each of his 1st 3 starts with team. Became 1st player since HOFerOTTO GRAHAM(1950) to throw 3 TDs in 1st NFL game with Browns…For career,RB BEN TATE has 421 att. for 1,992 yards (4.7 avg.) & 10 rushing TDs. In last 3 starts (w/ Hou.), rushed for 227 yards (75.7/game) & 3 rushing TDs…In 8 seasons with Dal.,WR MILES AUSTINhad 301 catches for 4,481 yards & 34 receiving TDs. In 1st career start (10/11/09 vs. KC), set single-game Cowboys record with 250 rec. yards…TE JORDAN CAMERON ranked 2nd among AFC TEs with 7 TD catches in 2013, trailing only HOFerOZZIE NEWSOME(9 in 1979) for most by Browns TE in a single season...Since joining NFL in 2007,T JOE THOMAShas started every game (112 in row), which is the 2nd-longest streak among active tackles (D'BRICKASHAW FERGUSON)…LB KARLOS DANSBY will make his Browns debut. In SB XLIII vs. Pit. (w/ Arz.), he had one INT & 8 tackles.LB BARKEVIOUS MINGOranked 3rd among NFL rookies with 5 sacks in 2013. In past 3 vs. Pit., Pro BowlCB JOE HADEN** has one INT & one FF.
PITTSBURGH: QB BEN ROETHLISBERGERhas 95-47 (.669) reg.-sea. record as a starter, which is the 3rd-best win pct. among active NFL QBs (min. 10 starts). Has a 17-1 record (.944) vs. Cle. (9-0 at home) with 27 TDs vs. 12 INTs for a QB rating of 97.5. Has most career pass yards (34,105) & TD passes (219) in team history…In 2013,RB LE'VEON BELL(1,259 scrim. yards) surpassed HOFerFRANCO HARRIS (1,235 in 1972) for the Steelers' single-season rookie record. Rushed for 90 yards & one TD in last meeting. Has at least one rush TD in 4 of past 5 games…WR ANTONIO BROWNset the single-season club record for rec. yards in 2013 (1,499) & had 110 catches, the 2nd-most in team history (HINES WARD, 112 in 2002). In past 5 games vs. Browns, has 28 catches for 442 yards (88.4/game) & 3 receiving TDs.WR LANCE MOOREwill make his Steelers debut. Moore has 4 TD catches in past 5 vs. AFC teams (w/ N.O.).TE HEATH MILLERhas 5 career TD catches vs. Browns (2nd-most vs. any opponent)…LB JASON WORILDSled team with career-best 8 sacks in 2013. In past 4 vs. Cle.,LB LAWRENCE TIMMONShas 3 sacks, an INT returned for a TD, one FF & one FR. In 11/24/13 meeting, CB WILLIAM GAY had a 21-yard INT returned for a TD, one FF & one FR.S TROY POLAMALU** has 4 INTs in past 6 games vs. Cle.
CINCINNATI BENGALS AT BALTIMORE RAVENS
SERIES LEADER: Ravens 20-16
STREAKS: Ravens have won 5 of past 7 games
HARBAUGH VS. CINCINNATI: 7-5
LEWIS VS. BALTIMORE: 12-10
LAST GAME: 12/19/13: Bengals 34, Ravens 17…Cincinnati WRs A.J. Green and Marvin Jones combined for 122 receiving yards and each scored one touchdown. Cincinnati CB Dre Kirkpatrick returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown.
BENGALS: QB ANDY DALTONis the 1st Bengals QB to lead team to playoffs in 3 consecutive seasons (2011-13). Has 30-18 (.625) record, which is the highest win pct. of any QB in club history (min. 20 starts). In 2013, he set the single-season team passing records for yards (4,293) & TDs (33). Is 1 of 3 players in NFL history to pass for 3,000 yards in each of 1st 3 seasons (PEYTON MANNING, CAM NEWTON)…In 2013, RB GIOVANI BERNARD's 1,209 scrimmage yards ranked 3rd among NFL rookies (695 rush; 514 receiving). He had 56 catches in 2013, the most ever in single season by a Bengals RB…WR A.J. GREEN aims for 3rd game in row with a TD catch vs. Ravens. Since joining the NFL in 2011, he has 260 catches, the most of any player in their 1st 3 seasons in NFL history. He has 3,833 receiving yards in his 1st 3 seasons, the 2nd-most of any player in their 1st 3 NFL seasons (RANDY MOSS, 4,163)…the Bengals Defense tied for 3rd in the NFL with 4 INTs returned for TDs in 2013...Since 2012, GENO ATKINS leads all NFL DTs with 18.5 sacks. He has 3 sacks in his past 4 games vs. Ravens…In the last meeting, CB DRE KIRKPATRICK had career-high 2 INTs, including 21-yard INT returned for a TD.
RAVENS: QB JOE FLACCOhas an 11-0 career home record in September, which is tied with JAY SCHROEDER for the best among Super Bowl-era QBs (min. 10 att. per start). Since joining the NFL in 2008, Flacco has a 62-34 record (.646). His 62 regular-season wins are the most of any starting QB in their 1st 6 seasons since 1970. Has a 24-12 (.667) career record vs. AFC North…Last season, RB BERNARD PIERCE had career-high 152 rush attempts for 436 yards & posted career-bests in catches (20) & receiving yards (104)…WR TORREY SMITH had 1,128 receiving yards in 2013, the 2nd-most in a single-season in club history (MICHAEL JACKSON, 1,201 in 1996). Has at least one TD catch in 2 of past 3 vs. AFC North teams. WR STEVE SMITH SR.will make his Ravens debut. Smith finished a 13-year Carolina career as the club's all-time leader in catches (836), receiving yards (12,197) & total TDs (75)…LB TERRELL SUGGS (94.5) is the Ravens' all-time sack leader. He has 5 career 10 sack seasons, which are the most in club history. In 2013, LB DARYL SMITH was one 1 of 3 players in the NFL with 5 sacks & 3 INTs…Since 2012, KR JACOBY JONES has 4 kickoff returns for TDs (3 KR, 1 PR), which is tied for the most in the NFL.