Stats that stood out in the Steelers 31-28 win over the Packers

With a 31-28 victory over the Green Bay Packer on Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers improved to 9-2 on the season. Here are some stats which stood out from that contest.


Chris Boswell‘s game-winning and career-long 53-yard field goal is the longest by a Steeler in Heinz Field history and ties for the longest by any player at the stadium. The kick is the fourth-longest in franchise history.

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Cameron Heyward has passed Clark Haggans for the 10th-most sacks by a Steeler. Heyward now has 34.0 in his NFL career. (Haggans had 32.0)


Heyward now has five multiple-sack games in his regular-season career. He has also registered multiple sacks in back-to-back games.


The Steelers record when Heyward has more than one sack in a game.


Le’Veon Bell became the 4th player in franchise history to record 5,000 yards rushing. The others: Franco HarrisJerome Bettis, and Willie Parker.


The number of games it took Bell to reach 5,000 rushing yards: the second-fewest in team history. (Jerome Bettis held the previous mark of 57.)


Bell also extended his team record with games of 150 yards or more from scrimmage with 15. Franco Harris held the previous mark with 12, while Antonio Brown has nine.


Bell’s 12 catches set a new single-game record by a Steelers running back. (Franco Harris, 11, 9/19/1982 vs. Cincinnati)

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Ben Roethlisberger increased his 2017 touchdown pass total to 20 extending his streak of consecutive seasons with at least 20 touchdown passes to seven – the longest streak in team history (Terry Bradshaw: 4, 1978-81).


Roethlisberger has registered at least four touchdown passes in a regular-season game for the 15th time in his career, extending his franchise record.


Big Ben has thrown at least four touchdown passes in back-to-back games for the third time in his regular-season career (Oct. 26-Nov. 2, 2014 and Oct. 2-Oct. 9, 2016).


Ben is now 20-3 in regular-season primetime games at Heinz Field.


Roethlisberger’s game-winning drive was his 41st in his NFL career (reg+postseason).


Ben’s 351 passing yards was the 30th game of his regular-season career with 350 or more. The mark is the fourth-most of such games in NFL history:

  • Brees: 57
  • Brady: 42
  • P. Manning: 35
  • Roethlisberger: 30


Antonio Brown recorded his 35th career 100-yard receiving game – extending his record for the most such games in team history:

  1. Antonio Brown 35
  2. Hines Ward 29
  3. John Stallworth 25


AB also recorded his 14th career multi-touchdown catch game, which is the second-most multi-touchdown receiving games in team history. He trails Hines Ward (15) for the most.

2, 4, 5, 5, 6

Brown had 10 catches for 169 yards and two touchdowns Sunday. It was his:

  • 2nd game w/ at least 2 TD catches
  • 4th game w/ at least 150 yds
  • 5th game w/ at least 10 catches
  • 5th game w/ at least 10 catches & 100 yds
  • 6th game w/ at least 100 yds

in 2017!!!!

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The Steelers are 3-0 in primetime games in 2017.


The Steelers have won at least nine of their first 11 games of a season for the seventh time in team history, and for the first time since 2004 (10-1).


The Steelers are one of four NFL teams with a current win streak of at least six games in 2017:

  • Eagles: 9
  • Vikings: 7
  • Patriots: 7
  • Steelers: 6


The Steelers 38 sacks in 2017, second-most in the NFL, tie as the team’s fourth-most in the first 11 games of a season since sacks became an official statistic in 1982:

  • T1. 2001 41
  • T1. 1983: 41
  • 3. 1994: 40
  • T4. 2017: 38
  • T4. 1996: 38


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

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