Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet: Week 6 vs the Seattle Seahawks

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

  • Streaks: Seahawks have won past 2
  • All-Time Seahawks lead, 10-9
    • Last: Seahawks Win, 28-26 (Sept. 15, 2019)
  • Home Steelers lead, 7-3
    • Last: Seahawks Win, 28-26 (Sept. 15, 2019)
  • Away Seahawks lead, 7-1
    • Last: Seahawks Win, 39-30 (Nov. 29, 2015)
  • Neutral Steelers lead, 1-0
    • Last: Steelers Win, 21-10 (Feb. 5, 2006)

The Coaches

  • Steelers: Mike Tomlin
    • At Franchise: 147-81-1 (15)
    • Overall: 147-81-1 (15)
    • Versus Opponent: 2-2
  • Seahawks: Pete Carroll
    • At Franchise: 114-66-1 (12)
    • Overall: 147-97-1 (16)
    • Versus Opponent: 3-2

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, October 17
  • Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
  • Location: Heinz Field
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Capacity 68,400 // Natural Grass
  • TV: NBC, Locally WPXI-TV (see TV coverage below)
  • Satellite Radio
    • SIRIUS: 81 (Sea.), 211 (Pit.), National (88)
    • XM: 226 (Sea.), 225 (Pit.), National (88)
    • SXM App: 828 (Sea.), 826 (Pit.), National (88)
  • Radio: Westwood One Sports (National)
    • Ryan Radtke (play-by-play)
    • Ryan Harris (analysis)
  • Radio: Steelers Radio Network (48 affiliates – see below)
  • Referee: Shawn Smith

Steelers TV Coverage

This week’s Sunday Night Football game is nationally televised on NBC and streaming via Peacock.

 


Game Capsule

LEADERS STEELERS SEAHAWKS
LAST WEEK W 27-19 vs. Denver L 26-17 vs. L.A. Rams (Thu.)
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 2-2 Pete Carroll: 3-3
PTS. FOR/AGAINST 18.8/22.4 24.0/25.2
OFFENSE 319.6 351
PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 124-195-1,286-6-4-84.3 Geno Smith: 10-17-131-1-1-78.3
RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 78-307-3.9-2 Chris Carson: 54-232-4.3-3
RECEIVING Chase Claypool: 20-341-17.1-1 Tyler Lockett: 25-390-15.6-3
DEFENSE 361 450.8
SACKS T.J. Watt: 5 Darrell Taylor: 4
INTs Terrell Edmunds, James Pierre: 1 Quandre Diggs: 2
TAKE/GIVE -2 (4/6) +2 (5/3)
PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 43.7 (40.3) Michael Dickson: 47.6 (41.2)
KICKING Chris Boswell: 34 (10/10 PAT; 8/9 FG) Jason Myers: 24 (15/16 PAT; 3/5 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER passed for 253 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for season-high 120.9 rating last week. Has 100+ rating in 2 of 3 career home starts vs. Sea. Has 3,894 pass yards (324.5 per game) & 30 TDs vs. 11 INTs for 102.3 rating in 12 career home starts on SNF.
  • RB NAJEE HARRIS (rookie) had 142 scrimmage yards (career- high 122 rush, 20 rec.) & 2nd-career rush TD in Week 5. Aims for his 3rd in row with rush TD & 5th in row with 80+ scrimmage yards. Leads all rookies & ranks 2nd among NFL RBs in receptions (28). Leads all rookies in scrimmage yards (505).
  • WR CHASE CLAYPOOL led team with 5 receptions for career- high 130 yards & rec. TD in Week 5, his 3rd-career 100-yard game & 10th-career TD catch. Aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ catches & 4th in row with 70+ rec. yards. WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 72 rec. yards & 3rd TD catch of season last week. Has 8+ catches in 4 of his past 5 at home. Aims for his 5th in row at home with 70+ rec. yards.
  • LB T.J. WATT had sack & FF in last meeting. Has 8 sacks & 3 FFs in his past 6 at home. Since 2017, is 1 of 3 (AARON DONALD & CHANDLER JONES) with 50+ sacks (54.5) & 15+ FFs (19). LB DEVIN BUSH aims for his 3rd in row with sack. DT CAMERON HEYWARD had 2 PD last week. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Sea. with TFL. S MINKAH FITZPATRICK had season-high 10 tackles last week. Has 6+ tackles in 3 of his past 4 at home. CB JOE HADEN aims for his 3rd in row with PD.

Seahawks Notes

  • QB GENO SMITH completed 10 of 17 atts. (58.8 pct.) for TD vs. INT & 78.3 rating & had 23 rush yards last week. Making 1st start since 12/3/17 w/ NYG.
  • RB CHRIS CARSON has 80+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his past 4 on road. Has rush TD in 2 of his past 3. RB ALEX COLLINS had 72 scrimmage yards (47 rush, 25 rec.) in Week 5. Aims for his 3rd in row with 70+ scrimmage yards. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Pit. with TD.
  • WR DK METCALF had 5 catches for team-high 98 yards & 2 rec. TDs last week, his 4th-career 2-TD game. Had 61 rec. yards & TD catch in last meeting. Aims for his 4th in row on road & 4th in row overall with TD catch. WR TYLER LOCKETT had 5 catches & 57 rec. yards in Week 5. Had 10 catches for 79 rec. yards in last meeting. Metcalf (22 rec. TDs) & Lockett (21) are 1 of 2 pairs of teammates (TYREEK HILL & TRAVIS KELCE) with 20+ TD catches each since 2019.
  • LB BOBBY WAGNER leads NFC with 58 tackles in 2021. Has 19 tackles (9.5 per game), 2 PD & FF in 2 career games vs. Pit. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Pit. with 7+ tackles & PD. Aims for his 4th in row on road with 10+ tackles. LB JORDYN BROOKS aims for his 8th in row with 7+ tackles. DE CARLOS DUNLAP had sack in last game vs. Pit. (11/24/19 w/ Cin.). DE DARRELL TAYLOR is 1 of 4 NFC DL with sack in 4 of 1st 5 weeks. Aims for his 4th in row with sack. S QUANDRE DIGGS aims for his 3rd in row with INT. S JAMAL ADAMS had 2 TFL in last meeting.

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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