Stats that stood out as the Steelers soared past the Falcons | Steel City Underground

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Pittsburgh Steelers CB Joe Haden

The Steelers got a much-needed win against the Falcons. Their victory wasn't luck either, it was the result of excellent performances across the entire team.

Here are some stats that stood out...


Ben Roethlisberger finished the day with a 112.7 passer rating.


Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger now have 108 regular-season wins together, the most for a coach and QB in Steelers history.


The Steelers earned their 100th regular season victory in Heinz Field, tying as the 4th-fewest games to reach 100 wins in a stadium.

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Ben Roethlisberger is now the 6th quarterback of all time with 90 or more games with a 100+ passer rating.


James Conner has forced 32 missed tackles as a runner and receiver through 5 weeks, leading the NFL.


Antonio Brown has 21 targets this season where the incompletion is the quarterbacks fault, leading the NFL. Odell Beckham Jr has the 2nd most at 12.


The Steelers currently have 19 sacks, leading the NFL.


Joe Haden in 2018 has allowed 1 catch per every 16.8 snaps played, a career high for the cornerback.

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T.J. Watt now has 13 sacks through his career, tied at 3rd for the most sacks in a players first 2 years in Steelers history. He only needs 3 more sacks to be the all-time leader.


James Conner forced 12 missed tackles against the Falcons, the most in week 5.


T.J. Watt led the NFL in week 5 with 9 total quarterback pressures (3 hurries, 3 hits, 3 sacks).


T.J. Watt is tied for the most sacks in the NFL at 6. his brother JJ Watt also has 6 sacks.


T.J. Watt is the first Steelers defender with at least 5 sacks in the first 5 games since James Harrison in 2010.

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Jon Bostic now has 3 sacks in the season, a career-high for the linebacker.


The Steelers are now 2-0 against NFC South opponents in 2018.

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