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Steelers vs. Cardinals Fast Facts

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Series Notes

  • Leader: Steelers lead all-time series, 33-23-3
  • Streaks: Steelers have won past 2
  • Last Game: 10/18/15: Cardinals 13 at Steelers 25
  • Last Game at Site: 10/23/11: Steelers 32, Cardinals 20

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, December 8th, 2019
  • Time: 4:25 PM ET
  • Location: State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)
  • TV: CBS
    Andrew Catalon, James Lofton, Amanda Balionis (field reporter)
    SIRIUS: 133 (Pit), 108 (Ari) | XM: 384 (Pit), 228 (Ari)
  • Referee: Ronald Torbert

Game Capsule

Steelers Cardinals
Last Week W 20-13 vs. Cleveland L 34-7 vs. Los Angeles Rams
Coach vs. Opp. Mike Tomlin: 2-1 Kliff Kingsbury: 0-0
Pts. For/Against 19.7/18.8 21.3/29.3
Offense 291.3 331.8
Passing Devlin Hodges (R): 41-61-530-3-2-97.0 Kyler Murray (R): 273-427-2866-14-6-88.4
Rushing James Conner: 102-390-3.8-4 David Johnson: 86-317-3.7-2
Receiving JuJu Smith-Schuster: 38-524-13.8-3 Larry Fitzgerald: 61-649-10.6-3
Defense 317.2 426.3
Sacks T.J. Watt: 12.5 Chandler Jones: 13
INTs Minkah Fitzpatrick: 5 (T1L) Jordan Hicks: 3
Take/Give +11 (30/19) +3 (12/9)
Punting (Net) Jordan Berry: 46.1 (41.3) Andy Lee: 48.1 (42.5)
Kicking Chris Boswell: 92 (23/23 PAT; 23/25 FG) Zane Gonzalez: 99 (21/22 PAT; 26/29 FG)

Steelers Notes

QB DEVLIN HODGES (rookie) completed 14 of 21 passes (66.7 pct.) for career-high 212 yards with TD for 95.7 rating last week. Joined ED RUBBERT (1987) as only undrafted rookie QBs to win each of 1st 2 career starts since 1970. Has 67.2 comp. pct. & 97 rating in 4 career games.

RB JAMES CONNER has TD in 4 of his past 5 overall & 3 of his past 4 vs. NFC. Rookie RB BENNY SNELL rushed for team-high 63 yards & 1st-career TD last week. Has 192 scrimmage yards (96 per game) in his past 2 on road. RB JAYLEN SAMUELS has TD catch in 2 of past 4 on road.

WR JAMES WASHINGTON had 4 catches for career-high 111 yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 95+ rec. yards & TD. WR JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER has 25 catches for 414 yards (82.8 per game) & 2 TDs in his past 5 vs. NFC. WR DIONTAE JOHNSON ties for lead among AFC rookies with 36 catches this season. TE VANCE MCDONALD had 50 rec. yards in his last game vs. Ari. (11/13/16 with SF).

LB T.J. WATT aims for 7th in row with full sack, longest active streak in NFL. Has 3 sacks, 2 FFs, 2 PD & INT in 3 career games vs. NFC West. Is only AFC player with 10+ sacks (12.5) & 5+ FFs

(5) in 2019. Rookie LB DEVIN BUSH led team with 7 tackles & TFL in Week 13. Leads all rookies with 86 tackles this season. LB BUD DUPREE had 1.5 sacks, PD & FF last week. Aims for 3rd in row with sack & FF. CB JOE HADEN had 2nd INT of season last week. Has 4 PD in past 2.

Cardinals Notes

QB KYLER MURRAY (rookie) had 4th career rush TD last week & aims for his 3rd in row with rush TD. Has 2+ TD passes in 4 of his 6 career home starts. Is 1 of 3 QBs (JOSH ALLEN & LAMAR JACKSON) with 2,500+ pass yards (2,866) & 400+ rush yards (446) in 2019.

RB KENYAN DRAKE has 50+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his 4 games with Ari. in 2019. RB DAVID JOHNSON has TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC North.

WR LARRY FITZGERALD led team with 6 catches & 56 rec. yards in Week 13. Aims for his 4th in row with 5+ receptions. Has 22 catches & 291 rec. yards (97 per game) in 3 reg. season games vs. Pit. Had 7 receptions for 127 yards & 2 TDs vs. Pit. in SB XLIII (2/1/09). Has 16,996 career scrimmage yards & needs 4 scrimmage yards to become 10th player in NFL history with 17,000 career scrimmage yards.

LB CHANDLER JONES had 0.5 sacks last week & ranks 3rd in NFL with 13 sacks in 2019. Is 1st player with 13+ sacks in 3 consecutive seasons since JARED ALLEN (2007-09). Since 2014, leads NFL with 72.5 sacks & ties for 1st (KHALIL MACK) with 20 FFs. LB TERRELL SUGGS has 15 career sacks vs. Pit., 2nd-most vs. any opponent. LB JORDAN HICKS ranks 2nd in NFL with 116 tackles this season. Has 9+ tackles in 5 of his 6 home games in 2019. S BUDDA BAKER led team with 12 tackles last week. Aims for his 8th in row with 8+ tackles. Leads all DBs with 110 tackles in 2019.

 

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





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