What You Need to Know: 2020 Week 2 Steelers vs. Broncos
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- LEADER: Broncos lead all-time series, 15-8-1
- STREAKS: Broncos have won 3 of past 4
- LAST GAME: 11/25/18: Steelers 17 at Broncos 24
- LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/20/15: Steelers 34, Broncos 27
- Date: Sunday, September 20th, 2020
- Time: 1:00 PM ET
- Location: Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
- TV: CBS
Greg Gumbel, Rich Gannon, Jay Feely (field reporter)
- SIRIUS: 134 (Den), 99 (Pit)
- XM: 387 (Den), 232 (Pit)
- Referee: Adrian Hill
|LAST WEEK||W 26-16 at New York Giants||L 16-14 vs. Tennessee|
|COACH VS. OPP.||Mike Tomlin: 2-3||Vic Fangio: 0-0|
|PASSING||Ben Roethlisberger: 21-32-229-3-0-117.8||Drew Lock: 22-33-216-1-0-95.0|
|RUSHING||Benny Snell: 19-113-5.9-0||Melvin Gordon: 15-78-5.2-1|
|RECEIVING||JuJu Smith-Schuster: 6-69-11.5-2||Noah Fant (TE): 5-81-16.2-1|
|SACKS||Many tied: 1||Jeremiah Attaochu: 1|
|INTs||Cameron Heyward, T.J. Watt: 1||–|
|TAKE/GIVE||+1 (2/1)||-1 (0/1)|
|PUNTING (NET)||Dustin Colquitt: 45.8 (36.0)||Sam Martin: 46.4 (42.6)|
|KICKING||Chris Boswell: 8 (2/3 PAT; 2/2 FG)||Brandon McManus: 2 (2/2 PAT; 0/0 FG)|
- QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER completed 21 of 32 passes (65.6 pct.) for 229 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 117.8 rating last week, his 29th-career game with 3+ TD passes & 0 INTs, 6th-most in NFL history. Completed 40 of 55 passes (72.7 pct.) for 380 yards & 3 TDs for 94.5 rating in last home meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Den. with 40+ completions & 70+ comp. pct.
- RB JAMES CONNER had 95 scrimmage yards (53 rush, 42 rec.) in last meeting. Aims for his 6th in row at home with TD & 3rd in row vs. AFC West with 2+ TDs.
- RB BENNY SNELL led team with career-high 113 rush yards last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 90+ rush yards.
- WR JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER had 6 catches for team-high 69 yards & 2 TDs last week, his 2nd-career game with 2 TDs. Tied career high with 13 catches for 189 yards & TD in last meeting.
- WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 6 catches for 57 yards in Week 1. Has 60+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 at home.
- WR JAMES WASHINGTON had 5th-career TD catch last week. Aims for his 5th in row at home with 60+ rec. yards.
- LB T.J. WATT had 2 PD, INT & TFL last week, his 4th-career INT. Had 10.5 sacks & 5 FFs in 8 home games last season.
- LB VINCE WILLIAMS had 3 TFL & sack last week. Had sack in last meeting.
- DT CAMERON HEYWARD had 1st-career INT in Week 1. Had sack in last home meeting.
- DE STEPHON TUITT had sack last week.
- S MINKAH FITZPATRICK has 4 INTs in his past 5 at home.
- CB MIKE HILTON had sack & PD in Week 1. Had PD in last meeting.
- QB DREW LOCK completed 22 of 33 passes (66.7 pct.) for 216 yards & TD for 95 rating last week. Aims for his 4th in row with TD pass, 0 INTs & 90+ rating.
- RB MELVIN GORDON rushed for 78 yards & TD last week, his 37th-career rush TD, 4th-most since 2016. Has 4 TDs in his past 3 vs. AFC North. Had 512 scrimmage yards (102.4 per game) & 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in 5 road games last season with LAC.
- RB PHILLIP LINDSAY rushed for 110 yards & TD in last meeting. Has 90+ rush yards & rush TD in 3 of his past 4 vs. AFC North.
- WR COURTLAND SUTTON has 85+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC North. Had 34 catches for 624 yards (78 per game) in 8 road games last season.
- WR JERRY JEUDY had 4 catches for 56 yards last week, 3rd-most rec. yards by Den. rookie in NFL debut since 2000.
- WR TIM PATRICK had 4 catches in Week 1.
- TE NOAH FANT led team with 5 catches for 81 yards & TD last week, his 4th-career rec. TD. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with 50+ rec. yards.
- DT JURRELL CASEY had 6 tackles & career-high 2 PD last week in Den. debut. Has 5 TFL & 2 sacks in his past 3 vs. Pit. Has sack in 2 of his past 3 on road.
- LB ALEXANDER JOHNSON led team with 12 tackles last week, his 4th-career game with 10+ tackles.
- LB JEREMIAH ATTAOCHU had sack in Week 1. Had 2 TFL in only career game vs. Pit. (10/12/15 with SD).
- S KAREEM JACKSON had 6 tackles & PD last week. Has 5 PD & INT in his past 3 on road.
- S JUSTIN SIMMONS had 6 tackles in Week 1.