Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet: Week 11 vs the Los Angeles Chargers

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 Steelers lead, 24-10
    • Last: Steelers Win, 24-17 (Oct. 13, 2019)
  • Home Steelers lead, 15-4
    • Last: Chargers Win, 33-30 (Dec. 2, 2018)
  • Away Steelers lead, 9-6
    • Last: Steelers Win, 24-17 (Oct. 13, 2019)

The Coaches

  • Steelers: Mike Tomlin
    • At Franchise: 150-81-2 (15)
    • Overall: 150-81-2 (15)
    • Versus Opponent: 5-2
  • Chargers: Brandon Staley
    • At Franchise: 5-4 (1)
    • Overall: 5-4 (1)
    • Versus Opponent: 0-0

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, November 21
    Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
  • Location: SOFI Stadium
    Los Angeles, CA
    Capacity 70,000 // Matrix® Turf
  • TV: NBC, Locally WPXI-TV (see TV coverage below)
  • Satellite Radio
    • SIRIUS: 81 (Pit.), 85 (LAC), 88 (National)
    • XM: 226 (Pit.), 225 (LAC), 88 (National)
    • SXM App: 826 (Pit.), 817 (LAC), National (88)
  • National Radio: Westwood One Sports
  • Radio: Steelers Radio Network (48 affiliates – see below)
  • Referee: Carl Cheffers

Steelers TV Coverage

This week’s game will be nationally broadcast on NBC Sunday Night Football. Check your local listings for an affiliate in your area.


Game Capsule

LEADERS STEELERS CHARGERS
LAST WEEK T 16-16 vs. Detroit (OT) L 27-20 vs. Minnesota
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 5-2 Brandon Staley: 0-0
PTS. FOR/AGAINST 19.7/20.6 24.3/25.3
OFFENSE 331.1 370.2
PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 196-299-1,986-10-4 Justin Herbert: 231-353-2,545-19-7-96.3
RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 176-646-3.7-4 Austin Ekeler: 112-523-4.7-5
RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 52-613-11.8-3 Keenan Allen: 65-698-10.7-2
DEFENSE 348.9 361.1
SACKS T.J. Watt: 12.5 Joey Bosa: 5.5
INTs Three tied: 1 Asante Samuel (R), Kyzir White: 2
TAKE/GIVE -3 (8/11) +2 (11/9)
PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 44.4 (39.0) Ty Long: 47.9 (38.2)
KICKING Chris Boswell: 69 (15/16 PAT; 18/19 FG) Dustin Hopkins: 21 (6/7 PAT; 5/5 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER aims for his 4th in row vs. Chargers with 280+ pass yards & 2+ TD passes. Has 95+ rating in 3 of his past 4 starts vs. AFC West. QB MASON RUDOLPH completed 30 of 50 att. (60 pct.) for 242 yards & rushed for 36 yards in 1st start of season last week.
  • RB NAJEE HARRIS had 133 scrimmage yards (105 rush, 28 rec.) last week, his 5th game with 100+ scrimmage yards this season, most among rookies. Has 120+ scrimmage yards in 4 of past 5. Aims for 9th in row with 75+ scrimmage yards. Has TD in 5 of past 6. Aims for 3rd in row on road with 90+ scrimmage yards & rush TD. Has 223 scrimmage yards (111.5 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in 2 games vs. AFC West this season. Leads rookies with 963 scrimmage yards (646 rush, 317 rec.).
  • WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 7 catches for 83 yards last week. Aims for 8th in row with 50+ rec. yards & 5th in row with 5+ catches. Has rec. TD in 2 of past 3 on road. WR RAY-RAY MCCLOUD set career highs in catches (9) & rec. yards (63) in Week 10. Rookie TE PAT FREIERMUTH aims for 3rd in row with 5+ catches. Has rec. TD in 2 of past 3. Leads rookie TEs with 4 rec. TDs.
  • LB T.J. WATT has sack in 7 of his 8 games this season & ranks 2nd in NFL with 12.5 sacks. Has 62 career sacks, 2nd-most by player in 1st 70 games since 1982. S TERRELL EDMUNDS had 2 TFL, PD & 1st sack of season last week. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. LAC with PD. DT CAMERON HEYWARD had season-high 2 sacks last week. Has TFL in 3 of his past 4 on road.

Chargers Notes

  • QB JUSTIN HERBERT is making 25th career start & can become 4th QB ever with 7,000+ passing yards in 1st 25 starts (6,881 entering SNF). Has 2+ TD passes in 3 of past 4 at home. Has passed for 800 yards (266.7 per game) & has 10 TDs (9 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs for 116.7 rating in 3 career starts in primetime.
  • RB AUSTIN EKELER had 20th-career TD catch last week & joined CHUCK FOREMAN as only RBs ever with 20+ rec. TDs in 1st 5 seasons. Is 1 of 2 RBs (JONATHAN TAYLOR – 10 games) with 50+ scrimmage yards in 9 games in 2021. Has 115+ scrimmage yards & rush TD in 3 of past 4 at home. Has 356 scrimmage yards (118.7 per game) in his past 3 in primetime. Rookie RB LARRY ROUNTREE rushed for 1st-career TD last week.
  • WR KEENAN ALLEN led team with 8 catches for 98 yards in Week 10. Aims for 8th in row with 5+ catches & 4th in row with 75+ rec. yards. Has 6+ catches & 50+ rec. yards in 2 of 3 career games vs. Pit. WR MIKE WILLIAMS had 5 catches for 72 yards in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Pit. with 50+ rec. yards. TE JARED COOK had 7 catches for 116 yards in his last game vs. Pit. (12/9/18 w/ Oakland).
  • DE JOEY BOSA had sack & FF last week. Aims for 3rd in row with sack. Has sack in 2 of his past 3 in primetime & 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC North. Leads DL with 3 FFs this season. Rookie LB AMEN OGBONGBEMIGA had 1st-career sack in Week 10. S DERWIN JAMES had PD & tied for team lead with 12 tackles last week. Leads DBs with 79 tackles 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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