Fast Facts: Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1) at Baltimore Ravens (2-1)

Fast Facts is a weekly series featuring a quick glance at the upcoming Steelers game, including odds, records, things to watch for, and how to watch/listen to the game.


The opening line has the Steelers as a 3-point favorite. The over/under is 42 points.

Team Records

Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1) at Baltimore Ravens (2-1)

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin

  • Overall regular-season record: 105-58 (.644)/11th season
  • Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 105-58 (.644)/11th season
  • Playoff Record/Years: 8-6 (.571)/seven years

Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh

  • Overall regular-season record: 87-60 (.592)/10th season
  • Regular-season record with Baltimore: 87-60 (.592)/10th season
  • Playoff Record/Years: 10-5/six years

Steelers-Ravens History

  • Series History: Series began in 1996
  • Overall Regular Season: Steelers lead, 22-20
  • At Pittsburgh: Steelers lead, 13-8
  • At Baltimore: Ravens lead, 12-9
  • Neutral Sites: n/a
  • Streak: Steelers won previous meeting
  • Last Regular-Season Meeting: Dec. 25, 2016, in Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh 31, Baltimore 27
  • Postseason Series: Steelers lead, 3-1
  • Last Postseason Meeting: Jan. 3, 2015, in Pittsburgh
    Baltimore 30, Pittsburgh 17 – AFC Wild Card
  • (preseason and postseason record not included in overall series record)

This week’s game will mark the 43rd regular-season meeting between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, with the Steelers holding a two-game advantage in the series (22-20)…Sunday’s game will be the 22nd time the two teams will meet in Baltimore, where the Steelers have won nine of the previous 21 away games at the Raven…the two teams have met eight times in the month of October during the regular-season, with the Steelers holding a 6-2 advantage in the month of October vs. the Ravens, including a 3-0 mark on the road in October.

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017
  • Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET
  • Site: M&T Bank Stadium (71,008) • Baltimore, Md.
  • Playing Surface: Grass
  • TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2)
    Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play) | Dan Fouts (analyst) | Evan Washburn (sideline)
  • Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)
    Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play) | Tunch Ilkin (analyst) | Craig Wolfley (sideline)
  • National Radio: Sports USA
    Announcers: Larry Kahn (play-by-play) | Hank Bauer (analyst)
  • SIRIUS: 113 (Pit), 82 (Bal) | XM: 386 (Pit), 82 (Bal)

Game Capsule

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has 13 pass TDs vs. 6 INTs for 91.6 rating in past 7 meetings. Is 51-18 (.739 pct.) in career vs. division.
  • RB LE’VEON BELL had 98 scrimmage yards (61 rush, 37 rec.) & rush TD last week. Has 757 scrimmage yards (108.1 per game) with 5 TDs (3 rush, 2 rec.) in 7 career meetings. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 11 of past 16 vs. division & has 12 TDs (9 rush, 3 rec.) over that span.
  • WR ANTONIO BROWN had 10 catches for 110 yards & TD last week. Leads NFL with 26 catches & 354 rec. yards. Aims for 3rd meeting in row with TD catch. In past 2 vs. division, has 21 catches for 278 yards (139 per game) & TD. Has 507 catches since 2013, most in NFL & 98 more than closest player (DEMARYIUS THOMAS, 415). WR ELI ROGERS has 187 rec. yards (93.5 per game) in past 2 meetings. TE JESSE JAMES has 2 TD catches, tied for 2nd most among NFL TEs.
  • LB RYAN SHAZIER had 11 tackles, 2 FFs & FR last week. Had INT in last meeting. Aims for 4th in row at Bal. with 9+ tackles. LB JAMES HARRISON has 10 sacks, 3 FFs & FR in past 10 meetings. LB BUD DUPREE had sack in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. division with sack. S J.J. WILCOX had INT last week. LB ANTHONY CHICKILLO had sack in Week 3. Leads team with 3 sacks. CB JOE HADEN aims for 3rd in row vs. Bal. with INT. CB ARTIE BURNS had INT in last meeting on road.
  • QB JOE FLACCO has 10 pass TDs vs. 4 INTs in past 8 home meetings. Is franchise leader with 2,957 comp., 33,005 pass yards & 185 pass TDs.
  • RB TERRANCE WEST has rush TD in 2 of past 3. Aims for 3rd in row vs. division with rush TD. RB JAVORIUS ALLEN had 112 scrimmage yards (77 rush, 35 rec.) with rush TD in 12/27/15 meeting. Has 172 scrimmage yards (86 per game) with TD catch in past 2 vs. division. RB ALEX COLLINS had career-high 82 rush yards in Week 3. RAVENS are 1 of 2 teams in NFL (Washington) with 3 players with 100+ rush yards (Allen, Collins & West).
  • WR JEREMY MACLIN has TD catch in 2 of past 3. TE BENJAMIN WATSON had TD catch in last game vs. Pit. (11/30/14 with NO). Has 445 career catches, 6th most by active TE. WR MIKE WALLACE had 124 rec. yards, incl. 95-yard TD catch in last home meeting.
  • LB C.J. MOSLEY led team with 8 tackles last week. Had INT & TFL in last meeting. Is 1 of 2 NFL LBs (THOMAS DAVIS) with 7+ sacks (7) & 7+ INTs (7) since 2014. S LARDARIUS WEBB aims for 3rd in row vs. division with INT. S ERIC WEDDLE has 24 career INTs, 4th most among active NFL safeties. LB TERRELL SUGGS has 8.5 sacks, 3 FFs, 2 FRs & INT in 12 career home meetings. Has 6 sacks in past 6 vs. division. Has 117.5 career sacks, most in franchise history. Rookie LB TYUS BOWSER is 1 of 3 NFL LBs with sack & INT.

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

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