Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet: Week 4 vs the Green Bay Packers

Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet is a weekly series featuring a quick glance at the upcoming Steelers game, including odds, records, things to watch for, and how to watch/listen to the game.

Series Notes

  • All-Time Packers lead, 19-16
    • Last: Steelers Win, 31-28 (Nov. 26, 2017)
  • Home Steelers lead, 8-7
    • Last: Steelers Win, 31-28 (Nov. 26, 2017)
  • Away Packers lead, 11-8
    • Last: Steelers Win, 38-31 (Dec. 22, 2013)
  • Neutral Packers lead, 1-0
    • Last: Packers Win, 31-25 (Feb. 6, 2011)

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, October 3
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Location: Lambeau Field (Green Bay, WI)
  • Capacity 80,978 // SIS Grass
  • TV: CBS, locally on KDKA-TV (see TV coverage below)
    • Jim Nantz (play-by-play)
    • Tony Romo (analysis)
    • Tracy Wolfson (sideline)
  • Satellite Radio
    • SIRIUS: 134 (Pit.), 82 (GB)
    • XM: 385 (Pit.), 227 (GB)
    • SXM App: 826 (Pit.), 811 (GB)
  • Radio: Steelers Radio Network (48 affiliates – see below)
  • Referee: Scott Novak

Steelers TV Coverage

Image courtesy of 506sports.com – Steelers coverage in RED

Week 4 NFL Coverage

 


Game Capsule

LEADERS Steelers Packers
LAST WEEK L 24-10 vs. Cincinnati W 30-28 at San Francisco
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 3-1 Matt LaFleur: 0-0
PTS. FOR/AGAINST 16.7/22.0 22.7/27.7
OFFENSE 308.3 301.7
PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 83-130-801-3-3-79.0 Aaron Rodgers: 60-88-649-6-2-102.9
RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 40-123-3.1-0 Aaron Jones: 41-158-3.9-2
RECEIVING Chase Claypool: 15-211-14.1-0 Davante Adams: 25 (T1L)-309-12.4-1
DEFENSE 354.7 321.3
SACKS T.J. Watt: 3 Preston Smith: 1
INTs Terrell Edmunds: 1 Jaire Alexander, De’Vondre Campbell: 1
TAKE/GIVE -1 (2/3) +1 (4/3)
PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 43.5 (40.8) Corey Bojorquez: 48.0 (43.4)
KICKING Chris Boswell: 20 (5/5 PAT; 5/6 FG) Mason Crosby: 20 (8/8 PAT; 4/4 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER passed for season-high 318 yards & TD vs. 2 INTs last week. Has 1,021 pass yards (340.3 per game) & 10 TDs (9 pass, 1 rush) vs. 3 INTs for 107.2 rating in 3 career games vs. GB. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC North with 315+ pass yards. Has 399 career TD passes & can become 8th QB ever with 400+ TD passes.
  • RB NAJEE HARRIS (rookie) had season-high 142 scrimmage yards (102 rec., 40 rush) & 14 catches last week, tied for most catches ever by rookie RB in single game. Aims for 3rd in row with 80+ scrimmage yards & 5+ catches. Leads all rookies with 272 scrimmage yards & leads all RBs with 20 catches in 2021.
  • WR DIONTAE JOHNSON has 5+ catches in 2 of his past 3 on road. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC with 6+ catches & 70+ rec. yards. WR CHASE CLAYPOOL led team with career-high 9 catches for 96 yards last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 70+ rec. yards. Rookie TE PAT FREIERMUTH had 1st-career TD catch in Week 3.
  • LB T.J. WATT aims for his 5th in row with sack & 4th in row with FF. Had sack & PD in last meeting. S TERRELL EDMUNDS had TFL & 1st INT of season last week. Has 5+ tackles in 2 of his past 3 on road. LB JOE SCHOBERT aims for his 15th in row with 5+ tackles. Has 19 tackles (9.5 per game) in 2 career games vs. GB. LB MELVIN INGRAM has TFL in 2 of 3 games this season. S MINKAH FITZPATRICK had PD in only career game vs. GB (11/11/18 w/ Mia.). Has PD in 3 of 4 career games vs. NFC North.

Packers Notes

  • QB AARON RODGERS passed for 261 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 113.3 rating last week. Ranks 7th all-time with 418 TD passes & can surpass PHILIP RIVERS (421) & HOFer DAN MARINO (420) for 5th-most TD passes ever. Has 2+ TD passes & 100+ rating in 8 of his past 9 at home. Passed for 383 yards & had 4 TDs (3 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs for 101.3 rating in only career start vs. Pit. (12/20/09).
  • RB AARON JONES had 96 scrimmage yards (82 rush, 14 rec.) & rush TD last week. Ties for NFL lead with 5 TDs in 2021. Has 29 TDs (23 rush, 6 rec.) in 27 career home games. Is 1 of 3 RBs (DALVIN COOK & DERRICK HENRY) with 30+ TDs (35) since 2019. Aims for his 8th in row at home with 90+ scrimmage yards.
  • WR DAVANTE ADAMS had 12 receptions for 132 yards & 1st rec. TD of season last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 100+ rec. yards. Leads NFL with 59 rec. TDs since 2016. Had 5 catches for 82 yards & rec. TD in last meeting. Has 10 rec. TDs in his past 7 at home. WR MARQUEZ VALDES-SCANTLING had 59 rec. yards & 1st rec. TD of season in Week 3. TE ROBERT TONYAN has rec. TD in 4 of his past 5 at home.
  • LB DE’VONDRE CAMPBELL led team with 11 tackles & had 2nd- career FR in Week 3. Aims for his 3rd in row with 10+ tackles. LB PRESTON SMITH had 1st sack of season last week. CB JAIRE ALEXANDER had 3 PD & 1st INT of season in Week 3, his 5th- career INT. Has 6 PD in his past 4 at home. S DARNELL SAVAGE has 4 INTs & 9 PD in his past 6 at home.

Steelers Radio Coverage

Flagship Stations

  • WDVE-FM (102.5)
  • WBGG-AM (970)

Pennsylvania Affiliates

  • Altoona-WVAM (1430)
  • Altoona-WRKY (104.9)
  • Beaver Falls-WBVP (1230)
  • Beaver Falls-WMBA (1460)
  • Bedford-WBVE (107.5)
  • Butler-WISR (680)
  • Chambersburg-WCHA (800)
  • Clarendon-WKNB (104.3)
  • Clarion-WCCR (92.7)
  • Cooperstown-WUUZ (107.7)
  • DuBois-WIFT (102.1)
  • DuBois-WKFT (101.3)
  • Erie-WRKT (104.9)
  • Johnstown-WNTJ (1490)
  • Johnstown-WRKW (99.1)
  • Latrobe-WCNS (1480)
  • Milton-WVLY (100.9)
  • Saegertown-WUZZ (94.3)
  • Somerset-WNTI (990)
  • Starview-WONN (92.7)
  • State College-WQWK (1450)
  • Uniontown-WMBS (590)
  • Washington-WJPA (1450)
  • Williamsport-WCXR (99.3)
  • Williamsport-WZXR (103.7)

Maryland Affiliates

  • Cumberland-WRQE (106.1)
  • Hagerstown-WHAG (1410)

Ohio Affiliates

  • Fremont-WOHF (92.1)
  • Marietta-WJAW (630)
  • Youngstown-WNIO (1390)

Virginia Affiliates

  • Vienna-WDMX (100.1)

West Virginia Affiliates

  • Fairmont-WRLF (94.3)
  • Fairmont-WMMN (920)
  • New Martinsville-WXCR (92.3)

 

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

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