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Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2-1) at Baltimore Ravens (4-4)
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Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
- Overall regular-season record: 120-62-1 (.658)/12th season
- Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 120-62-1 (.658)/12th season
- Playoff Record/Years: 8-7 (.533)/eight years
Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh
- Overall regular-season record: 98-70 (.583)/11th season
- Regular-season record with Baltmore: 98-70 (.583)/11th season
- Playoff Record/Years: 10-5 (.667)/six years
Steelers - Ravens History
- Series History: Series began in 1996
- Overall Regular Season: Steelers lead, 24-21
- In Pittsburgh: Steelers lead, 14-9
- At Baltimore: Ravens lead, 12-10
- Neutral Sites: n/a
- Streak: Ravens won previous meeting
- Last Regular-Season Meeting: Sept. 30, 2018, in Pittsburgh
Baltimore 26, Pittsburgh 14
- 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 46th regular-season meeting between Pittsburgh and Baltimore... the Steelers own a three-game advantage in the regular-season series against the Ravens (24-21)... Sunday's game will be the 23rd time the two teams will meet in Baltimore where the Steelers have won 10 of the 22 previous games, including last year's contest at M&T Bank Stadium (Oct. 1, 2017, 26-9).
- Date: Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018
- Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. ET
- Site: M&T Bank Stadium (71,008) • Baltimore, Md.
- Playing Surface: Bermuda 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: Josh Appel (play-by-play) | Doug Plank (analyst)
- Satellite Radio: SIRIUS: 99 (Pit), 82 (Bal) | XM: 384 (Pit), 227 (Bal)
- Referee: Craig Wrolstad
|Last Week||W 33-18 vs. Cleveland||L 36-21 at Carolina|
|Coach vs. Opp.||Mike Tomlin: 11-12||John Harbaugh: 11-10|
|Pts. For/Against||29.1/24.6||24.6/17.1 (1L)|
|Passing||Ben Roethlisberger: 194-297-2290-14-7-94.5||Joe Flacco: 209-342-2259-12-6-84.9|
|Rushing||James Conner: 127-599-4.7-9||Alex Collins: 98-358-3.7-5|
|Receiving||JuJu Smith-Schuster: 46-594-12.9-2||Michael Crabtree: 38-440-11.6-2|
|Sacks||T.J. Watt: 7||Za'Darius Smith, Terrell Suggs: 5.5|
|INTs||Many tied: 1||Many tied: 1|
|Take/Give||-3 (9/12)||-4 (7/11)|
|Punting (Net)||Jordan Berry: 43.2 (38.9)||Sam Koch: 47.9 (41.0)|
|Kicking||Chris Boswell: 38 (20/23 PAT; 6/9 FG)||Justin Tucker: 59 (20/21 PAT; 13/15 FG)|
QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER passed for 257 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 94.3 rating last week. Has passed for 780 yards (390 per game) with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT in his past 2 vs. Bal. Aims for his 4th in row on road with 330+ pass yards. In his past 5 vs. division, has 1,741 pass yards (348.2 per game) with 7 TDs vs. 5 INTs. Ranks 2nd in NFL averaging
327.1 pass yards per game.
RB JAMES CONNER had career-high 212 scrimmage yards (146 rush, 66 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 8. Is 4th different 1st-or-2nd year player with 2+ rush TDs in 4 of his team’s 1st 7 games of season, joining HOFers STEVE VAN BUREN (1945), JIM BROWN (1958) & ERIC DICKERSON (1983). Has 4 games with 100+ scrimmage yards & 2 TDs in 2018, most in NFL. Is 1 of 2 NFL players (TODD GURLEY) with 900+ scrimmage yards (922) & 8+ TDs (9).
WR ANTONIO BROWN had 74 rec. yards & 2 TD catches last week. Leads NFL with 8 TD catches this season & is 5th player since 1970 with 8+ TD catches in 6 consecutive seasons. Has 7 TD catches in his past 5. Has 275 rec. yards (137.5 per game) & TD catch in his past 2 vs. Bal. WR JU JU SMITH- SCHUSTER had TD catch in only career game at Bal.
LB T.J. WATT had sack & 2 TFL last week. Has 4 sacks in his past 3. Since entering league in 2017, is 1 of 3 NFL players (KHALIL MACK & CAMERON JORDAN) with 80+ tackles (89), 12+ sacks (14) & INT (1). CB JOE HADEN had INT & 2 TFL last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 2+ PD.
QB JOE FLACCO completed 28 of 42 (66.7 pct.) for 363 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 109.5 rating in Week 4 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Pit. with 2+ TD passes. In his past 6 at home, has 1,501 pass yards (250.2 per game) with 12 TDs vs. 1 INT for 97.5 rating. Has 1,037 pass yards (345.7 per game) in 3 games vs. AFC North in 2018. Rookie QB LAMAR JACKSON threw 1st-career TD pass in Week 8.
RB ALEX COLLINS had rush TD last week. Had TD catch in last meeting. Has 3 rush TDs in his past 3. Has 293 scrimmage yards (97.7 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 3 vs. Steelers. Has 6 rush TDs in his past 7 at home. RB JAVORIUS ALLEN has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 3 at home.
WR JOHN BROWN had 3 catches for 116 yards (38.7 avg.) & TD catch in last meeting. In 2 career meetings, has 13 catches for 312 yards (156 per game) & TD catch. WR WILLIE SNEAD IV has 50+ rec. yards in each of his 3 career games vs. AFC North. Rookie TE HAYDEN HURST had 1st-career TD catch in Week 8.
LB C.J. MOSLEY had 11 tackles last week. Has 27 tackles (13.5 per game) in his past 2. Has 34 tackles (11.3 per game), 2 TFL, 2 PD & FF in his past 3 vs. Pit. LB TERRELL SUGGS has 3 sacks in his past 4. LB MATTHEW JUDON had 10 tackles & TFL in Week 8. CB ANTHONY LEVINE, SR. had 5 tackles, 3 PD & INT in last meeting. S TONY JEFFERSON had 6 tackles, FF & FR in last game vs. Pit.
|Record vs. Spread||4-3-0||4-4-0|
|Points Scored||204 (5th)||197 (14th)|
|Points Allowed||172 (16th)||137 (1st)|
|Takeaway Diff.||-3 (22nd)||-4 (23rd)|
|Pass Yds/Game||318 (2nd)||282 (8th)|
|Rush Yds/Game||100 (22nd)||96 (24th)|
|Def. Pass Yds/Game||265 (24th)||195 (2nd)|
|Def. Rush Yds/Game||94 (6th)||98 (11th)|
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.