Fast Facts: Steelers vs. Patriots
Fast Facts is a weekly series featuring a quick glance at the upcoming Steelers game.
The opening line has the Steelers as a -7.5 point underdog. The over/under is 45.5 points.
Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2) vs. New England Patriots (5-1)
A look at the coaches
Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
- Overall regular-season record: 96-54 (.640)/10th season
- Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 96-54 (.640)/10th season
- Playoff Record/Years: 6-5/six years
New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick
- Overall regular-season record: 228-114 (.667)/22nd season
- Regular-season record with New England: 192-70 (.733)/17th season
- Playoff Record/Years: 23-10 (.697)/14 years
By The Numbers
The Steelers are tied for second in the NFL with 20 overall touchdowns through Week Six.
WR Sammie Coates leads the NFL with a 22.2 yards per catch average (19-421, minimum 2 receptions per game).
The Steelers rank fi fth in the NFL in 2016 with a 45.9 third down conversion mark (34-of-74).
RB Le’Veon Bell ranks fi fth in the NFL with 440 yards from scrimmage since returning to the field in Week Four.
- Series History: Series began in 1972
- Overall Regular Season: Steelers lead, 14-10
- At Pittsburgh: Steelers lead, 10-6
- At New England: Tied, 4-4
- Neutral Sites: N/A
- Streak: Patriots won previous two meetings
- Last Regular-Season Meeting: Sept. 10, 2015, at New England
New England 28, Pittsburgh 28
- Postseason Series: Patriots lead, 3-1
- Last Postseason Meeting: Jan. 23, 2005, in Pittsburgh
New England 41, Pittsburgh 21 – AFC Championship
(preseason and postseason record not included in overall series record)
This week’s game will mark the 25th regular-season meeting between Pittsburgh and New England, with the Steelers holding a 14-10 advantage in the series… Pittsburgh has defeated the Patriots in 10 of their 16 meetings in Pittsburgh, and won the last game at Heinz Field (Oct. 30, 2011: 25-17)… the two teams have met four times in the month of October, all in Pittsburgh, in which the Steelers are 3-1 against the Patriots.
Statistics and game information courtesy of the Pittsburgh Steelers.