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Looking for records to break? Want to see the Steelers or their members chase history? Then check out some of these milestones to watch out for in the Steelers next game.

The Steelers

  • With a win, would even the postseason series against Jacksonville to 1-1, and improve to 1-1 against the Jaguars at home during the playoffs.
  • Pittsburgh looks to improve to 17-9 in AFC Divisional Game postseason history and to 13-2 at home in Divisional Game history (5-0 at Heinz Field).
  • With a win, the Steelers would improve to 9-4 in postseason games at Heinz Field since the stadium opened in 2001, and to 5-0 in Divisional Games at Heinz Field.
  • The Steelers look to improve to 37-25 in postseason team history.

Head Coach Mike Tomlin

  • With a win, would improve to 9-6 in his postseason career and to 6-2 at home during the playoffs.
  • Looks to extend his Divisional Game record to 4-1 overall, and to 3-0 at Heinz Field.

Ben Roethlisberger

  • Will extend his team record for the most playoff game appearances in team history on Sunday to 20.
  • With a win, would improve to 14-7 in the postseason as a starter (7-3 at home).
  • Would tie Terry Bradshaw (14) for the most wins by a quarterback in Steelers postseason history with a win, and match Bradshaw, John Elway and Peyton Manning for the third-most playoff wins in NFL history by a starting quarterback.
  • Will break a tie with Dan Marino (385) for sole possession of the fifth-most pass completions in NFL playoff history with his next completion.
  • Is 15 pass completions from joining Tom Brady (831), Peyton Manning (649), Brett Favre (461) and Joe Montana (460) as the only quarterbacks in NFL playoff history with at least 400 pass completions.
  • Needs two or more touchdown passes on Sunday to register his ninth career multi-touchdown passing game in the postseason.
  • Would record his fifth 300-yard playoff game with 300
  • yards this week (339 at Denver, 1/17/2016, 337 vs. Jacksonville, 1/5/2008, 334 vs. Baltimore, Jan. 3, 2015 and 314 at New England, 1/22/2017).
  • Will extend his Steelers postseason record for the most 300-passing yard games to five with 300 yards on Sunday.
  • Would join Terry Bradshaw (two games) as the only quarterback in team playoff history with back-to-back 300-yard games with 300 or more yards on Sunday.
  • Will match John Elway (27) for the ninth-most touchdown passes in NFL playoff history with two on Sunday.
  • Is five touchdown passes from tying Terry Bradshaw (30) for the most in Steelers' postseason history.
  • Will become the 11th quarterback in NFL history with at least 25 touchdown passes in the postseason with one and to tie Joe Flacco for the 10th-most in NFL playoff history and three to match John Elway (27) for ninth.
  • Is 158 passing yards from surpassing John Elway (4,964) for the fifth-most in NFL playoff history.
  • Is 213 passing yards from reaching 5,000 in his postseason career and becoming the fifth quarterback in NFL postseason history to record 5,000 or more passing yards, joining Tom Brady (9,094), Peyton Manning (7,339), Brett Favre (5,855) and Joe Montana (5,772).

Le’Veon Bell

  • Will join Franco Harris (1,556), Jerome Bettis (674), Rocky Bleier (480) and Willie Parker (471) as the only players in Steelers' postseason history with at least 400 rushing yards with 43 on Sunday.
  • Needs 115 rushing yards to surpass Willie Parker (471) for the fourth-most in franchise playoff annals.
  • Is 140 scrimmage yards from totaling 500 in his NFL postseason career.
  • With 143 rushing yards on Sunday, will reach 500 in his NFL playoff career.

Antonio Brown

  • Is six catches from becoming the fourth Steeler with 50 career postseason receptions.
  • Is four receptions from tying Lynn Swann (48) for the fifth-most in Steelers playoff history, five from matching Heath Miller (49) for the fourth-most and seven from tying Franco Harris (51) for the third-most.
  • Is 95 receiving yards from becoming the fourth Steeler with at least 800 postseason receiving yards.
  • Will tie Plaxico Burress and Santonio Holmes (3) for the fifth most touchdown catches in Steelers playoff history with his next scoring grab and is two from matching Heath Miller (4) for the fourth most.
  • Is nine scrimmage yards from moving into fifth (Jerome Bettis, 731) in Steelers postseason history.

Cameron Heyward

  • Will record the second sack of his NFL postseason career with his next quarterback takedown.

Chris Boswell


  • Is one field goal from tying Jeff Reed (16) for the franchise postseason record and two field goals from establishing a new team playoff mark.
  • Will extend his NFL playoff record for consecutive field goals made to begin a postseason career to 16 with a successful attempt on his next try.
  • Is six points from surpassing Jerome Bettis and Lynn Swann (54) for the seventh-most points in Steelers' postseason history.


Statistics and game information courtesy of the Pittsburgh Steelers and/or National Football League.

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