PITTSBURGH STEELERS (1-1) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (2-0)
Highlight photos from the last regular season match up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Carolina Panthers in 2010. The Steelers defeated the Panthers 27-3.
SERIES LEADER:Pittsburgh 4-1 **STREAKS:Pittsburgh has won four straight.TOMLIN VS. CAROLINA:1-0 RIVERA VS. PITTSBURGH:0-0LAST GAME: 12/23/10: Steelers 27 vs. Panthers 3. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger passed for 320 yards with one passing touchdown and one rushing touchdown. Steelers WR Mike Wallace had 104 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.
STEELERS:In 2 career starts vs. Car., QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER is 2-0 with 445 pass yards & 2 TDs with 0 INTs for 108.0 QB rating. The Steelers are 51-6 (.895) when Roethlisberger has 100.0 QBrating. Needs 313 pass yards to reach 35,000 career. RB LE'VEON BELL leads AFC with 304 scrimmage yards (168 rush, 136 rec.). Aims for 3rd game in row with 100 scrimmage yards. Has rush TD in 5 of past 7. Tied for 1st in catches (11) among AFC RBs. In past 10, WR ANTONIO BROWN has 61 catches for 1,004 yards (16.5 avg.) & 6 TDs, including team-high 7 catches for 90 yards last week. Has 5 catches & 50 yards in 18 consecutive games, 2nd-longest streak in NFL history (LAVERANUES COLES, 19). Rookie LB RYAN SHAZIER (No. 15 overall) had career-high 11 tackles vs. Bal. LB JASON WORILDS has 5 sacks in past 6. Aims for 3rd in row with sack vs. NFC.
PANTHERS:Have won 8 regular-season home games in row. QB CAM NEWTON has won past 3 vs. AFC & 5 of past 6. Since entering NFL in 2011, is only player with 50 pass (65) & 25 rush (28) TDs. Is only player since 2011 with 10,000 pass (11,580) & 2,000 rush (2,051) yards. RB JONATHAN STEWART had rush TD last week. RB DeANGELO WILLIAMS averaging 5.1 yards per carry in 2014. Rookie WR KELVIN BENJAMIN leads NFC rookies with 138 rec. yards. Averaging 17.3 yards per catch. TE GREG OLSENhas TD in 3 of past 4 vs. AFC. Has 5 catches in 6 games in row vs. AFC. WR JERRICHO COTCHERY spent past 3 seasons with Pit. (2011-13). Had career-high 10 TDs last year with Pit. WR JASON AVANT had TD last week. Since entering NFL in 2012, LB LUKE KUECHLY leads league with 340 tackles. LB THOMAS DAVIS had team-high 12 tackles last week. DE MARIO ADDISON had career-high 2.5 sacks in Week 2.
TENNESSEE TITANS (1-1) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (2-0)
SERIES LEADER: Tennessee 39-32-1
STREAKS: Cincinnati has won three of past four games.WHISENHUNT VS. CINCINNATI: 1-1
LEWIS VS. TENNESSEE: 3-2
LAST GAME: 11/6/11: Bengals 24 at Titans 17. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton threw for 217 yards and three touchdowns for a 97.9 QB rating. Bengals WR Jerome Simpson had one touchdown catch.
TITANS: QB JAKE LOCKER has won 3 of past 4 road starts, including 266 pass yards & 2 TDs vs 0 INTs for 111.4 rating vs. KC in Week 1. Titans are 3-0 when Locker starts & has 100 rating. In 3 career meetings (with NYJ including postseason), RB SHONN GREENEhas rushed for 267 yards on 52 att. (5.1 avg.) & TD, including 135 rush yards in 1/9/10 WC playoff. WR KENDALL WRIGHT has 3 catches in 16 of past 17 overall. Since joining Titans in 2009, WR NATE WASHINGTON leads team in rec. (272), rec. yards (4,004) & rec. TDs (26). In last game at Cin. (10/19/08 with Pit.), had 50-yard TD catch. TE DELANIE WALKER had career-high 142 receiving yards on 10 catches (tied for career-best) with TD last week vs. Cowboys…Defense has 8 sacks in 2014, tied for most in AFC (Jacksonville). DT JURRELL CASEYhas 5.5 sacks in past 6, including 2 last week (tied for career-high). S BERNARD POLLARD had sack last week. Since 2007, is 1 of 4 NFL players with 12 INTs (12) & 10 sacks (10.5).
BENGALS: Aim for 11th consecutive reg-sea home win. In only career meeting, passed for 217 yards with 3 TDs & 0 INTs for 97.9 rating. Bengals are 20-2 (.909) when Dalton posts 90 rating. Has 32-18 (.640) record, highest win pct. of any QB in franchise history (min. 20 starts). In past 5 at home,RB GIOVANI BERNARDaverages 108.6 scrimmage yards per game (543 total; 276 rush, 267 rec.). Had 169 scrim. yards last week (90 rush, 79 rec.). RookieRB JEREMY HILL(Rd. 2, 55 overall) rushed for 74 yards & scored 1st career TD last week. Since entering NFL in 2011,WR A.J. GREENhas 3,964 rec. yards, most in AFC. Has 4 TDs in past 4. Last week,WR MOHAMED SANUbecame 1st player since 2001 (DAVID PATTEN) with 75 yard TD catch (76) & 50-yard completion in same game. For career, has completed all 3 pass attempts for 148 yards & TD.TE JERMAINE GRESHAM(19) needs TD catch to become 4th TE in club history with 20 career. Since 2012,GENO ATKINSleads NFL DTs with 18.5 sacks.DE CARLOS DUNLAP** had 2 sacks in last game vs. Ten. Aims for 3rd game in row with sack.
BALTIMORE RAVENS (1-1) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (1-1)
SERIES LEADER: Baltimore 22-8STREAKS: Baltimore has won 11 of the past 12 games.HARBAUGH VS. CLEVELAND: 11-1PETTINE VS. BALTIMORE: 0-0
LAST GAME: 11/3/13: Browns 24 vs. Ravens 18. Cleveland QB Jason Campbell threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns. Browns WR Greg Little had 122 receiving yards and WR Davone Bess added two receiving touchdowns.
RAVENS: QB JOE FLACCOis 25-13 (.658) all-time vs. AFC North. In 12 career games vs. Cle., has 11-1 record (.917) with 2,498 pass yards & 15 TDs vs. 6 INTs for 91.5 rating. Passed for 2 TDs with 109.3 rating last week. Ravens are 29-4 (.879) when Flacco has 100 rating. RB BERNARD PIERCE rushed for 96 yards last week, 2nd-best mark of career.RB JUSTIN FORSETTleads NFL with 6.6 rushing avg. (19 att., 126 yards). WR STEVE SMITH, SR.(849) needs 1 catch to reach 850 career. In last meeting, WR MARLON BROWN had 5 catches for 54 yards & career-high 2 TDs. TE OWEN DANIELS had 2 TD catches last week, 1st since joining Ravens. In past 3 vs. AFC North, TE DENNIS PITTA has 21 catches (7 per game) for 176 yards. DT HALOTI NGATA posted 4th career INT last week. LB TERRELL SUGGS aims for 3rd in row with sack vs. Cle. In 6 career games vs. Browns, LB ELVIS DUMERVIL has 10 sacks, including career-high 4 on 9/20/09 (with Den.). Since 2013, LB DARYL SMITH is 1 of 4 players in NFL with 5 sacks & 3 INTs. Has 4 sacks in past 4 vs. Browns. Since 2012, KR JACOBY JONES has 4 kick-return TDs (3 KR, 1 PR), tied for most in NFL.
BROWNS:In 5 starts with Cle., QB BRIAN HOYER is 4-1 with 1,049 pass yards & 7 TDs vs. 3 INTs with 84.6 rating. Has not thrown INT in past 132 att. RB TERRANCE WEST (Round 3, No. 94 overall) leads NFL rookies with 168 rush yards in 2014 & scored TD vs. N.O. RB ISIAH CROWELL (undrafted) leads NFL rookies with 2 rush TDs & has 86 rush yards on 16 att. (5.4 avg.). Browns are 1st team since 1994 Colts (MARSHALL FAULK, LAMONT WARREN) with rookie RBs who combined for 250 rush yards & 3 rush TDs in 1st 2 games to begin season. Last week, WR MILES AUSTIN caught 1st TD since joining Browns. Since joining NFL in 2007, T JOE THOMAS has started every game (114 in row), 2nd-longest streak among active tackles (D'BRICKASHAW FERGUSON). LB PAUL KRUGER aims for 3rd in row with sack. In 2 career meetings, LB KARLOS DANSBY has 2 sacks. Since 2013, has 5 INTs tied for 2nd-most among NFL LBs (DE ANDRE LEVY, 7). CB TASHAUN GIPSON had career-long 62-yard INT-TD last week vs. Saints.