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Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1-1) vs. Baltimore Ravens (2-1)
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Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
- Overall regular-season record: 117-61-1 (.656)/12th season
- Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 117-61-1 (.656)/12th season
- Playoff Record/Years: 8-7 (.533)/eight years
Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh
- Overall regular-season record: 96-67 (.589)/11th season
- Regular-season record with Baltimore: 96-67 (.589)/11th season
- Playoff Record/Years: 10-5 (.667)/six years
Steelers - Ravens History
- Series History: Series began in 1996
- Overall Regular Season: Steelers lead, 24-20
- In Pittsburgh: Steelers lead, 14-8
- At Baltimore: Ravens lead, 12-10
- Neutral Sites: n/a
- Streak: Steelers won previous three meetings
- Last Regular-Season Meeting: Dec. 10, 2017, in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh 39, Baltimore 38
- Postseason Series: Steelers lead, 3-1
- Last Postseason Meeting: Jan. 3, 2015 - Pittsburgh, Pa.
Baltimore 30, Pittsburgh 17 AFC Wild Card(preseason and postseason record not included in overall series record)
This week’s game will mark the 45th regular-season meeting between Pittsburgh and Baltimore...the Steelers own a four-game advantage in the regular-season series against the Ravens (24-20)... Sunday night’s game will be the 23rd time the two teams will meet in Pittsburgh, where the Steelers won four of the previous fi ve meetings...the two teams have met nine times in the month of September during the regular season, with the Steelers holding an 5-4 advantage in the month vs. the Ravens, including a 3-1 mark at home in September....Sunday night's game will mark the 16th time the Steelers and Ravens will have squared off in a primetime game in the regular season (8-7):
Steelers-Ravens Regular-Season Primetime Results
|Sun., Nov. 9, 1997||Pittsburgh||W, 37-0|
|Sun., Dec. 16, 2001||Baltimore||W, 26-21|
|Sun., Dec. 28, 2003||Baltimore||L, 13-10 OT|
|Mon., Oct. 31, 2005||Pittsburgh||W, 20-19|
|Mon., Nov. 5, 2007||Pittsburgh||W, 38-7|
|Mon., Sept. 29, 2008||Pittsburgh||W, 23-20 OT|
|Sun., Nov. 29, 2009||Baltimore||L, 20-17 OT|
|Sun., Dec. 5, 2010||Baltimore||W, 13-10|
|Sun., Nov. 6, 2011||Pittsburgh||L, 23-20|
|Sun., Nov. 18, 2012||Pittsburgh||L, 13-10|
|Thurs., Nov. 28, 2013||Baltimore||L, 22-20|
|Thurs., Sept. 11, 2014||Baltimore||L, 26-20|
|Sun., Nov. 2, 2014||Pittsburgh||W, 43-23|
|Thurs., Oct. 1, 2015||Pittsburgh||L, 23-20 OT|
|Sun., Dec. 10, 2017||Pittsburgh||W, 39-38|
- Date: Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018
- Kickoff: 8:20 p.m. ET
- Site: Heinz Field (68,400) • Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Playing Surface: Natural Grass
- TV Coverage: NBC (locally WPXI-TV, channel 11)
- Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analyst) | Michele Tafoya (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: Westwood One Sports
- Announcers: Kevin Kugler (play-by-play)
Jason Taylor (analyst)
- Satellite Radio: SIRIUS: 81 (Bal), 83 (Pit) | XM: 226 (Bal), 225 (Pit)
- Referee: Tony Corrente
|Last Week||W 30-27 at Tampa Bay||W 27-14 vs. Denver|
|Coach vs. Opp.||Mike Tomlin: 11-11||John Harbaugh: 10-10|
|Passing||Ben Roethlisberger: 92-139-1140-7-4-96.2||Joe Flacco: 82-129-889-6-2-92.8|
|Rushing||James Conner: 54-213-3.9-3||Alex Collins: 34-116-3.4-2|
|Receiving||JuJu Smith-Schuster: 27-356-13.2-1||Michael Crabtree: 15-155-10.3-1|
|Sacks||T.J. Watt: 3||Terrell Suggs: 2.5|
|INTs||Many tied: 1||Many tied: 1|
|Take/Give||-1 (6/7)||-1 (3/4)|
|Punting (Net)||Jordan Berry: 42.9 (36.8)||Sam Koch: 51.9 (1L) (40.7)|
|Kicking||Chris Boswell: 12 (9/11 PAT; 1/4 FG)||Justin Tucker: 25 (10/10 PAT; 5/6 FG)|
QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER completed 30 of 38 (78.9 pct) for 353 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 120.7 rating last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 350+ pass yards & 100+ rating. In past 3 home meetings, has 1,125 pass yards (375 per game) with 11 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 114.4 rating. Aims for his 4th home meeting in row with 99+ rating. Has 5,171 pass yards & 34 pass TDs in 21 career meetings, both most by any player vs. Bal. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 1,140 pass yards & 3rd with 92 completions.
RB JAMES CONNER had 95 scrimmage yards (61 rush, 34 rec.) last week. Has 3 rush TDs in past 3. Ranks 2nd in AFC with 352 scrimmage yards, trailing only teammate JuJu Smith-Schuster (356).
WR ANTONIO BROWN had TD catch in Week 3. Had 11 catches for 213 yards in last meeting. In past 6 home meetings, has 654 rec. yards (109 per game) & 2 TDs. Has 32 catches (8 per game) for 472 yards (118 per game) & 3 TDs in his past 4 vs. division. WR JU JU SMITH-SCHUSTER led team with 9 catches & 116 rec. yards last week. Aims for 5th in row with 100+ rec. yards. Had TD catch in only career meeting (10/1/17). Leads AFC & ranks 3rd in NFL with 356 rec. yards.
DT CAMERON HEYWARD has 3 sacks, 2 FFs & FR in his past 5 meetings. LB BUD DUPREE had sack & INT-TD last week. LB T.J. WATT had sack & FF in last meeting. In 7 career games vs. division, has 11 TFL, 8 sacks, INT & FF. LB JON BOSTIC had 6 tackles & sack last week.
QB JOE FLACCO passed for 277 yards & TD for 91.4 rating last week. Passed for 269 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 88.9 rating in last meeting. Has 2+ pass TDs in 3 of past 4 vs. division. Ranks 5th in AFC with 889 pass yards.
RB ALEX COLLINS rushed for 68 yards & TD last week.
Had career-high 166 scrimmage yards (120 rush, 46 rec.) & rush TD in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Pit. with 80+ rush yards. In past 5 vs. division, has 486 scrimmage yards (97.2 per game) with 2 rush TDs. RB JAVORIUS ALLEN had rush TD & TD catch last week. Aims for 4th in row with rush TD. Had 2 rush TDs in last meeting. Has 3 rush TDs in
past 4 vs. division.
WR MICHAEL CRABTREE had 7 catches for 108 yards & 2 TDs in his last game vs. Pit. (11/8/15 with Oak.). Since 2015, ties for 4th among NFL players with 26 TD catches. WR JOHN BROWN had 10 catches for career-high 196 rec. yards in his last game vs. Pit. (10/18/15 with Az.). Aims for 3rd in row with 85+ rec. yards.
LB C.J. MOSLEY led team with 14 tackles in last meeting. Has 34 tackles (11.3 per game), 3 TFL, FF & INT in past 3 meetings. LB TERRELL SUGGS had 1.5 sacks & FF last week. Has 128 career sacks with Bal., 5th-most by player with single team since 1982. LB MATTHEW JUDON had FF in last meeting. Has sack in 2 of past 3 vs. division & has 5 TFL in past 3 vs. division. Has 4 sacks & 2 FFs in past 5 on road. LB TYUS BOWSER had sack in last meeting.
Steelers 2018 Draft Class
S Terrell Edmunds (6-1, 217)
Rd. 1 28th Overall
Played collegiate football at Virginia Tech where he appeared in 37 games, making 31 starts…he totaled 182 tackles, including 6.5 tackles for losses…Edmunds started all 10 games en route to recording 59 tackles during the 2017 season.
WR James Washington (5-11, 213)
Rd. 2 60th Overall
Set an Oklahoma State University school record with 4,472 career receiving yards, also the second-best receiving yardage total in Big 12 conference history…he became one of two players in school history with three seasons of at least 1,000 receiving yards and three years with at least 10 touchdown catches.
QB Mason Rudolph (6-5, 235)
Rd. 3 76th Overall
Led Oklahoma State University to a 32-9 record as the quarterback to produce the winningest record by a signal caller in school history…he finished his career holding no fewer than 54 school records, including single-season and career marks for passing yards, passing touchdowns and pass efficiency…his 13,618 career passing yards rank him fourth in Big 12 conference history.
OL Chukwuma Okorafor (6-8, 320)
Rd. 3 92nd Overall
At Western Michigan University, started each of his final 39 games… he was a first-team All-American selection following the 2017 campaign by the Football Writers Association of America.
S Marcus Allen (6-2, 215)
Rd. 5 148th Overall
Became the sixth player in Penn State football history to reach the 300-tackle mark in a career…his 321 stops rank fifth in program history… he was a first-team All-Big Ten selection in 2017, starting 13 games and recording 72 tackles (46 solo).
RB Jaylen Samuels (6-0, 225)
Rd. 5 165th Overall
Established a North Carolina State University school record for receptions in a career, finishing with 202…his 47 total touchdowns place him second in program annals and he finished fourth in touchdown receptions (19) and sixth in touchdown runs (28).
DT Joshua Frazier (6-4, 315)
Rd. 7 246th Overall
Played in 40 career games at the University of Alabama…he recorded 28 tackles (11 solo), with 4.5 tackles for losses, 2.0 sacks, one forced fumble and three passes defensed.