What You Need to Know: 2020 Week 5 Steelers vs. Eagles

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Series Notes

  • LEADER: Eagles lead all-time series, 47-28-3
    STREAKS: Eagles have won 2 of past 3
    LAST GAME: 9/25/16: Steelers 3 at Eagles 34
    LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/7/12: Steelers 16, Eagles 14

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, October 11th, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Location: Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET):
    Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Shannon Spake (field reporter)
  • SIRIUS: 134 (Phi), 83 (Pit)
  • XM: 384 (Phi), 225 (Pit)
  • Referee: Ronald Torbert

Steelers TV Coverage

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NFL TV Map 2020 Week5

Game Capsule

Steelers Eagles
LAST WEEK Bye (Week 3: W 28-21 vs. Houston) W 25-20 at San Francisco
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 1-2 Doug Pederson: 1-0
PTS. FOR/AGAINST 26.7/19.3 21.0/26.5
OFFENSE 382 319
PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 73-109-777-7-1-105.2 Carson Wentz: 97-160-930-4-7-66.9
RUSHING James Conner: 40-224-5.6-2 Miles Sanders: 51-236-4.6-1
RECEIVING JuJu Smith-Schuster: 17-160-9.4-3 Zach Ertz (TE): 19-139-7.3-1
DEFENSE 290 352.3
SACKS T.J. Watt: 3.5 Brandon Graham, Josh Sweat: 3
INTs Many tied: 1 Rodney McLeod, Alex Singleton: 1
TAKE/GIVE +2 (5/3) -5 (4/9)
PUNTING (NET) Dustin Colquitt: 43.8 (36.8) Cameron Johnston: 51.6 (45.9)
KICKING Chris Boswell: 22 (7/8 PAT; 5/5 FG) Jake Elliott: 28 (7/7 PAT; 7/8 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER passed for 237 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 101.3 rating in Week 3. Aims for his 4th in row with 2+ TD passes & 95+ rating. Passed for 257 yards in last meeting. Has passed for 926 yards (308.7 per game) & 8 TDs vs. INT for
    115.6 rating in his past 3 vs. NFC East. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with 2+ TD passes & 95+ rating.
  • RB JAMES CONNER led team with season-high 149 scrimmage yards (109 rush, 40 rec.) & rush TD in Week 3, his 7th game with 100+ rush yards & rush TD since 2018, 3rd-most in AFC. Aims for 3rd in row with 105+ rush yards & rush TD.
  • RB BENNY SNELL aims for his 3rd in row on road with 90+ scrimmage yards.
  • WR JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER had 4 catches for 43 yards & TD in Week 3 & became 4th-youngest player (23 years, 310 days) with 3,000+ career rec. yards & 20+ career rec. TDs in NFL history. Has TD catch in 2 of his past 3.
  • WR JAMES WASHINGTON had season-high 5 catches in Week 3.
  • TE ERIC EBRON had 5 catches for team-high 52 yards & TD in Week 3. Has 17 rec. TDs since 2018, tied-most among TEs.
  • LB T.J. WATT has 4 TFL & 3.5 sacks in his past 2. Had PD in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC with INT. Has 3.5 sacks in his past 2 at home.
  • LB BUD DUPREE had 1.5 sacks in Week 3. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC with 2+ TFL.
  • CB MIKE HILTON had 7 tackles, TFL & INT in Week 3. Aims for his 4th in row with PD. Has FR in 2 of past 3 at home.
  • S MINKAH FITZPATRICK aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ tackles.

Eagles Notes

  • QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 193 yards & TD vs. INT for 81.4 rating & had 37 rush yards & rush TD last week. Aims for his 4th in row with rush TD. Is 1 of 3 NFC QBs (KYLER MURRAY & DAK PRESCOTT) with 3+ rush TDs (3) in 2020. Passed for 301 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 125.9 rating in last meeting.
  • RB MILES SANDERS had 76 scrimmage yards (46 rush, 30 rec.) last week. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5 on road. Has 441 scrimmage yards (88.2 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in 5 career games vs. AFC.
  • TE ZACH ERTZ had 4 catches last week. Aims for his 4th in row vs. AFC North with 70+ rec. yards & 5th in row vs. division with 6+ receptions. Since 2013, leads all TEs in receptions (544) & ranks 2nd in rec. yards (5,882).
  • WR TRAVIS FULGHAM had 42- yard rec. TD last week, his 1st-career TD catch.
  • DT FLETCHER COX had 2 sacks & FF in last meeting. Has 6.5 sacks in his past 6 vs. AFC North & aims for his 3rd in row vs. division with sack.
  • DE BRANDON GRAHAM had sack & FR in last meeting. Has 7 sacks & 8 TFL in his past 6 vs. AFC North.
  • DE JOSH SWEAT had sack last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack.
  • DT HASSAN RIDGEWAY had 1st sack of season in Week
    4. LB ALEX SINGLETON had 30-yard INT-TD last week, his 1st- career TD.
  • S RODNEY MCLEOD tied for team lead with 8 tackles & had 14th-career INT last week.
  • CB DARIUS SLAY aims for his 3rd in row with PD.
  • CB CRE’VON LEBLANC had 2nd-career sack & 2nd-career FF last week.

 

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