Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet: Week 5 vs the Denver Broncos

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 Broncos lead, 20-12-1
    • Last: Steelers Win, 26-21 (Sept. 20, 2020)
  • Home Tied, 7-7
    • Last: Steelers Win, 26-21 (Sept. 20, 2020)
  • Away Broncos lead, 13-5-1
    • Last: Broncos Win, 24-17 (Nov. 25, 2018)

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, October 10
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Location: Heinz Field
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Capacity 68,400 // Natural Grass
  • TV: FOX, Locally WPGH-TV (see TV coverage below)
    • Brandon Gaudin (play-by-play)
    • Mark Schlereth (analysis)
    • Sarah Kustok (sideline)
  • Satellite Radio
    • SIRIUS: 108 (Den.), 103 (Pit.)
    • XM: 391 (Den.), 232 (Pit.)
    • SXM App: 809 (Den.), 826 (Pit.)
  • Radio: Steelers Radio Network (48 affiliates – see below)
  • Referee: Brad Rogers

Steelers TV Coverage

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

Week 5 NFL Coverage

 


Game Capsule

LEADERS STEELERS BRONCOS
LAST WEEK L 27-17 at Green Bay L 23-7 vs. Baltimore
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 3-5 Vic Fangio: 0-1
PTS. FOR/AGAINST 16.8/23.3 20.8/12.3
OFFENSE 301.8 353.8
PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 109-170-1,033-4-4-78.9 Teddy Bridgewater: 80-111-892-5-0-110.6
RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 55-185-3.4-1 Melvin Gordon: 51-248-4.9-2
RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 23-233-10.1-2 Courtland Sutton: 18-257-14.3
DEFENSE 357.8 267.8
SACKS T.J. Watt: 5 Von Miller: 4.5
INTs Terrell Edmunds: 1 Four tied: 1
TAKE/GIVE -2 (3/5) +2 (5/3)
PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 41.8 (39.5) Sam Martin: 45.8 (40.2)
KICKING Chris Boswell: 25 (7/7 PAT; 6/7 FG) Brandon McManus: 35 (8/8 PAT; 9/9 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER completed 26 of 40 passes (65 pct.) for 232 yards & TD vs. INT last week. Became 8th QB in NFL history with 400 career TD passes. Has 61,381 career pass yards & surpassed HOFer DAN MARINO (61,361) for 6th-most all-time. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Den, with 300+ pass yards & 70+ comp. pct.
  • RB NAJEE HARRIS (rookie) had 91 scrimmage yards (62 rush, 29 rec.) & 1st career rush TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 5+ catches & 80+ scrimmage yards. Leads all rookies with 363 scrimmage yards (185 rush, 178 rec.) & 26 catches this season.
  • WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 9 catches for 92 yards & TD in Week
    4. Aims for 3rd in row with 9+ catches & 90+ rec. yards. Had 8 catches for 92 yards & TD in last meeting. Has TD catch in 2 of past 3 at home. WR JAMES WASHINGTON had season-high 69 rec. yards last week. WR CHASE CLAYPOOL had 3 catches for 88 yards & TD in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row at home with 50+ rec. yards.
  • LB T.J. WATT had 2 sacks & FR last week & has 2 sacks in 3 of his past 4. Aims for his 6th in row with sack. Had 2.5 sacks in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row at home with FF. Is 1 of 2 in NFL (CHANDLER JONES) with 5+ sacks & 2+ FFs (2) in 2021. LB DEVIN BUSH had 6 tackles & 1st sack of season in Week 4. Has 5+ tackles in 3 of past 4. Had 7 tackles & 2 PD in last meeting. S MINKAH FITZPATRICK tied for team lead with 8 tackles last week. Had 6 tackles in last meeting.

Broncos Notes

  • QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER had TD pass last week. Is 1 of 2 in NFL (RUSSELL WILSON) with 0 INTs this season (min. 50 attempts). Has 75+ comp. pct. in 3 of 4 games this season. QB DREW LOCK completed 12 of 21 passes (57.1 pct.) for 113 yards in season debut last week. Aims for his 3rd start in row on road with 250+ pass yards.
  • RB MELVIN GORDON led team with 56 rush yards last week. Had 84 scrimmage yards (70 rush, 14 rec.) & TD catch in last meeting. Has 80+ scrimmage yards in 2 of 3 career games vs. Pit. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5 on road. Rookie RB JAVONTE WILLIAMS has 50+ scrimmage yards in 3 of 4 career games. Leads all rookies with 186 rush yards this season.
  • WR COURTLAND SUTTON has 5+ catches in 2 of his past 3. Had 66 rec. yards in last meeting. Has 65+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4 on road. WR TIM PATRICK aims for his 3rd in row on road with TD catch. TE NOAH FANT had team-high 6 catches for 46 yards & TD last week. Has TD catch in 2 of past 3. Had rec. TD in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. AFC North with TD catch.
  • LB VON MILLER is 1 of 2 in NFL (ROBERT QUINN) with 0.5 sacks in each of 1st 4 weeks of season. Aims for his 6th in row with TFL. Has 5 TFL & 3 sacks in 3 career games vs. Pit. S JUSTIN SIMMONS had season-high 8 tackles & 2 PD in Week 4. Aims for 3rd in row with PD. Had 8 tackles, 2 PD & INT in last meeting. Rookie S CADEN STERNS had 1st 2 sacks of career last week. Is only rookie with 2 sacks & INT this season.

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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