Stats that stood out: Steelers vs. Ravens
On Sunday, the Steelers won a nail-biter in Heinz Field and clinched the AFC North Championship!
Here are some of the stats that stood out.
Stat of the week: 22
The Steelers win on Sunday marks the teams 22nd clinched division title, winning the division 47% of the time – the most by any NFL team since the 1970 merger.
Ben Roethlisberger has thrown at least 1 touchdown in 44 straight home games he’s played in – the 3rd longest streak in the NFL and the longest active streak.
James Harrison has 20 tackles in his last 2 games, tying the most tackles in a 2-game span in his career (11/03/09 – 11/09/09)
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The Steelers have won 7 consecutive home games in December – dating back to 2013.
The Steelers current 6 game win streak is the first for the team since 2004.
Mike Tomlin has clinched the AFC North championship for the 5th time in 10 years as the Steelers head coach.
The Steelers will be making the playoffs for the 3rd consecutive year in a row which hasn’t occurred since 1992.
The Steelers are the only team in the NFL to not have allowed a team to score on their first offensive possession.