Fast Facts: Steelers Bye Week

Fast Facts is a weekly series featuring a quick glance at the upcoming Steelers game: since there’s no game this week, let’s take a look at some facts through this week.

Team Record

Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3)

A look at the coaches

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin

  • Overall regular-season record: 96-55 (.636)/10th season
  • Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 96-55 (.636)/10th season
  • Playoff Record/Years: 6-5 (.545)/six years

By The Numbers


The Steelers were the only NFL team on Kickoff Weekend to feature a 300-yard passer (Ben Roethlisberger: 300), 100-yard rusher (DeAngelo Williams: 143) and a 100-yard receiver (Antonio Brown: 126).


WR Antonio Brown totaled game highs of 12 receptions for 140 receiving yards in Week Three at Philadelphia – it marked his 27th career 100-yard game and his 11th with double-digit receptions.


QB Ben Roethlisberger ranks tied for second the NFL with 16 touchdown passes through Week Seven.


The Steelers are tied for fifth in the NFL with 21 overall touchdowns through Week Seven.


WR Sammie Coates is second in the NFL with a 21.3 yards per catch average (20-425, minimum 2 receptions per game).


RB DeAngelo Williams led all NFL players on Kickoff Weekend with 143 rushing yards.


WR Antonio Brown eclipsed 10,000 combined yards on Kickoff Weekend in his 87th career game – the fewest games in Steelers history to reach the milestone.


WR Antonio Brown reached 7,500 yards from scrimmage in his 89th career regular-season game to tie Calvin Johnson for the fourth-fewest games to the milestone by a wide receiver in NFL history.


RB Le’Veon Bell ranks third in the NFL with 589 yards from scrimmage since returning to the field in Week Four.


QB Ben Roethlisberger became the second player in Steelers history to throw three touchdown passes in each of the fi rst two games of a season, joining Terry Bradshaw (1982).


RB DeAngelo Williams became the 13th active NFL player with at least 10,000 yards from scrimmage in Week Two.


Mike Tomlin’s record in games following the bye.


Tomlin’s record in games played during the month of October.

Statistics and game information courtesy of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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