With a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers improved to 10-2 on the season. Here are some stats which stood out from that contest.
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Steelers K Chris Boswell is now a perfect 24-for-24 on field goal conversions against the Bengals
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Boswell has kicked the game-winner for the Steelers in three of the last four games.
Steelers WR Antonio Brown only needs 12 receptions to become the first player in NFL history to have five straight season of 100 or more catches.
The Steelers come from behind victory down 17 points was their biggest comeback since 2015 against the Denver Broncos (18 points). (Courtesy Elias Bureau)
The Steelers 10-2 record is their best start in their first 12 games of a season since 2004.
Pittsburgh is one of four teams (with Minnesota, New England, and Philadelphia) with 10 wins this season.
The Steelers join two of those teams above (Minnesota and New England) on win streaks of at least seven games.
Pittsburgh is 4-0 in primetime games this season.
They are also 4-0 against AFC North division opponents.
The Steelers are 6-1 on the road this season.
The Steelers have reached 40 sacks in the first 12 games of a season for the seventh time in team history.
This is the first time they've reached 40 sack in 12 games since 2008.
Antonio Brown has set an NFL record for most games with at least five catches and 50 receiving yards in the first eight years of a career with 79. (Previous: Torry Holt, 78.)
Brown has tied John Stallworth (64) for the fourth-most total touchdowns (rushing/receiving/returning) in Steelers history. (Courtesy Dom Rinelli)
Ben Roethlisberger is the eighth quarterback in NFL history to reach 50,000 passing yards in regular-season career games.
He reached 50,000 yards in his 197th regular-season game – becoming the 5th QB in NFL history to reach the milestone in fewer than 200 games. (Courtesy Dom Rinelli)
Ben Roethlisberger has eclipsed 3,000 passing yards for the 12th consecutive season, dating back to 2006.
Vince Williams increased his single-season career-high sack total to 7.0. He now has the most sacks of any Steelers inside linebacker since Lawrence Timmons (7, 2009). (Courtesy of our own Zach Metkler.)
Referees penalized 20 plays Monday Night.
The Steelers went 0-6 on third down conversions during the first half of Monday's game. They would convert 4-6 in the second half and a fourth down conversion as well.
Le'Veon Bell recorded his second-straight season with 1,000 rushing yards; the third of his career.