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Steelers vs. Colts Fast Facts

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Series Notes

  • Leader: Steelers lead all-time series, 18-6
  • Streaks: Steelers have won past 5
  • Last Game: 11/12/17: Steelers 20 at Colts 17
  • Last Game At Site: 12/6/15: Steelers 45, Colts 10

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Location: Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET)
    Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (field reporter)
  • SIRIUS: 121 (Ind), 119 (Pit)
  • XM: 388 (Ind), 232 (Pit)
  • Referee: Brad Allen

Game Capsule

Steelers Colts
Last Week W 27-14 vs. Miami W 15-13 vs. Denver
Coach vs. Opp. Mike Tomlin: 5-1 Frank Reich: 0-0
Pts. For/Against 21.4/20.7 22.6/21.6
Offense 293.3 345.9
Passing Mason Rudolph: 83-130-897-9-3-97.5 Jacoby Brissett: 149-231-1590-14-3-99.3
Rushing James Conner: 97-380-3.9-4 Marlon Mack: 138-590-4.3-3
Receiving JuJu Smith-Schuster: 30-443-14.8-3 T.Y. Hilton: 32-360-11.3-5
Defense 336.6 349.4
Sacks T.J. Watt: 6 Justin Houston: 5
INTs Minkah Fitzpatrick: 3 Many tied: 1
Take/Give +10 (19/9) 0 (7/7)
Punting (Net) Jordan Berry: 47.1 (40.8) Rigoberto Sanchez: 45.0 (41.5)
Kicking Chris Boswell: 54 (15/15 PAT; 13/14 FG) Adam Vinatieri: 46 (13/17 PAT; 11/15 FG)

Steelers Notes

QB MASON RUDOLPH passed for career-high 251 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT with 84.4 rating last week. Has 5 TDs vs. INT for

103.8 rating in 3 career home starts.

RB JAMES CONNER had season-high 145 rush yards & rush TD last week. Aims for his 5th in row with TD. Has 449 scrimmage yards (112.3 per game) & 5 TDs (3 rush, 2 rec.) in past 4. Is only AFC player with 4+ rush TDs (4) & 2+ rec. TDs (2).

WR JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER had 5 catches for team-high 103 yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row at home with 5+ catches, 75+ rec. yards & TD catch. Had 5 catches for 97 yards & TD in last meeting. Rookie WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 5 catches for career-high 84 yards & TD last week. Has 5+ catches, 75+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2 of past 3 at home. Ranks 2nd among AFC rookies with 25 catches & tied for 2nd with 3 rec. TDs. TE VANCE MCDONALD had TD catch in last meeting. Has TD catch in 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC South.

LB DEVIN BUSH (rookie) is only AFC player with 7+ tackles in 7 games this season. Has INT in 2 of past 3. Leads all rookies with 59 tackles. LB T.J. WATT had 2 sacks, 2 FF & FR last week. Has 7.5 sacks & 5 FF in past 6 at home & aims for his 7th in row at home with sack. LB BUD DUPREE aims for 4th in row at home with sack. DT CAMERON HEYWARD had sack & PD in Week 8. Aims for 4th in row at home with sack. Has 5 sacks in his past 3 vs. AFC South. S MINKAH FITZPATRICK had career-high 2 INTs last week. Aims for 4th in row with PD.

Colts Notes

QB JACOBY BRISSETT passed for 202 yards for 85.7 rating last week. Had 222 pass yards & 2 TDs vs. INT for 99.7 rating in only career start vs. Pit. (11/12/17). Has 95+ rating in 2 of his past 3 on road.

RB MARLON MACK had 76 rush yards & rush TD last week. Has 115+ rush yards in 3 of his past 4 on road. Has 718 scrimmage yards (102.6 per game) & 5 rush TDs in his last 7 on road.

WR T.Y. HILTON has 191 rec. yards (95.5 per game) & TD catch in 2 career games at Pit. Has 5 rec. TDs in his past 6 & 3 rec. TDs in his past 3 on road. Is 1 of 5 players with 8,000+ rec. yards (8,457) & 40+ rec. TDs (45) since 2012. TE ERIC EBRON since 2018, leads all TEs in rec. TDs with 16. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC North with 50+ rec. yards & TD catch. TE JACK DOYLE had team-high 4 catches for 61 yards last week. Has 17 catches for 162 rec. yards & TD catch in his past 2 on road vs. AFC North.

LB DARIUS LEONARD had team-high 10 tackles & sack last week, his 7th game with 10+ tackles & sack since 2018, most in NFL. Has 201 tackles in 19 career games & joins PATRICK WILLIS (202) & LUKE KUECHLY (202) as only players with 200+ tackles through 20 games in NFL history. DE JUSTIN HOUSTON had sack in Week 8. Aims for his 4th in row with sack. Rookie DE BEN BANOGU had sack, FF & PD last game. Is only rookie with sack, FF & PD in game this season.

 

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





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