Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet: Week 12 vs the Cincinnati Bengals

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, 67-37
    • Last: Bengals Win, 24-10 (Sept. 26, 2021)
  • Home Steelers lead, 35-17
    • Last: Bengals Win, 24-10 (Sept. 26, 2021)
  • Away Steelers lead, 32-20
    • Last: Bengals Win, 27-17 (Dec. 21, 2020)

The Coaches

  • Steelers: Mike Tomlin
    • At Franchise: 150-82-2 (15)
    • Overall: 150-82-2 (15)
    • Versus Opponent: 22-7
  • Bengals: Zac Taylor
    • At Franchise: 12-29-1 (3)
    • Overall: 12-29-1 (3)
    • Versus Opponent: 2-3

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, November 28
    Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Location: Paul Brown Stadium
    Cincinnati, OH
    Capacity 65,535 // FieldTurf
  • TV: Locally KDKA-TV (see TV coverage below)
    • Kevin Harlan (play-by-play)
    • Trent Green (analysis)
    • Melanie Collins (sideline)
  • Satellite Radio
    • SIRIUS: 138 (Pit.), 82 (Cin.)
    • XM: 381 (Pit.), 227 (Cin.)
    • SXM App: 826 (Pit.), 806 (Cin.)
  • Radio: Steelers Radio Network (48 affiliates – see below)
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich

Steelers TV Coverage

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

Week 12 NFL Coverage

 


Game Capsule

LEADERS STEELERS BENGALS
LAST WEEK L 41-37 at L.A. Chargers W 32-13 at Las Vegas
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 23-7 Zac Taylor: 2-3
PTS. FOR/AGAINST 21.4/22.6 26.8/21.6
OFFENSE 328 354.1
PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 224-343-2,259-13-4-91.7 Joe Burrow: 215-315-2,645-21-11-101.6
RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 188-685-3.6-5 Joe Mixon: 180-759-4.2-9
RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 59-714-12.1-4 Ja’Marr Chase (R): 47-867-18.4-8
DEFENSE 367.3 352.9
SACKS T.J. Watt: 12.5 Trey Hendrickson: 9.5
INTs Four tied: 1 Logan Wilson: 4
TAKE/GIVE -2 (9/11) -3 (11/14)
PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 44.4 (39.2) Kevin Huber: 46.7 (40.9)
KICKING Chris Boswell: 82 (19/20 PAT; 21/22 FG) Evan McPherson (R): 74 (29/30 PAT; 15/18 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER completed 28 of 44 atts. (63.6 pct.) for 273 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 103.7 rating last week. Has 9 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 104.3 rating in his past 5. Aims for 3rd in row with 2+ TD passes & 100+ rating. Passed for season-high 318 yards in Week 3 meeting.
  • RB NAJEE HARRIS had 59 scrimmage yards (39 rush, 20 rec.) & rushed for TD last week. Has rush TD in 3 of past 4 & 75+ scrimmage yards in 8 of past 9. Aims for 4th in row on road with rush TD. Had 142 scrimmage yards (career-high 102 rec., 40 rush) with 14 catches & rush TD in Week 3 meeting. Leads rookies in scrimmage yards (1,022), rush yards (685) & rush TDs (5). RB BENNY SNELL rushed for 84 yards & TD in last road meeting. Aims for 3rd in row at Cin. with 100+ scrimmage yards.
  • WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 7 catches for 101 yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 80+ rec. yards & 6th in row with 5+ catches. Has rec. TD in 3 of 4 career games vs. Cin. WR CHASE CLAYPOOL had 5 catches for 93 yards in Week 11. Had 9 catches for 96 yards in Week 3 meeting. Rookie TE PAT FREIERMUTH had TD catch last week & has rec. TD in 3 of past 4. Had TD catch in Week 3 meeting. Leads rookie TEs with 5 rec. TDs.
  • LB T.J. WATT aims for his 6th in row vs. Cin. with sack. Has 5.5 sacks in 3 road games this season. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 12.5 sacks in 2021. LB ALEX HIGHSMITH had 1.5 sacks in Week 11. CB CAMERON SUTTON led team with career-high 10 tackles & had 1st INT of season last week. Had PD in last road meeting.

Bengals Notes

  • QB JOE BURROW completed 20 of 29 atts. (69 pct.) for 148 yards & TD for 92.3 rating last week. Has 250+ pass yards in 6 of past 7. Passed for 3 TDs vs. INT & 122.9 rating in Week 3 meeting. Has 2+TD passes in 5 of his past 6 starts at home. Has 3+ TD passes & 110+ rating in 2 of 3 starts vs. division in 2021.
  • RB JOE MIXON rushed for 123 yards & 2 TDs last week, his 6th- career game with 2 rush TDs. Aims for 8th in row with TD & 3rd in row with 110+ scrimmage yards, 2nd-longest active TD streak in NFL. Rushed for 90 yards in Week 3 meeting. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5 vs. Pit. Ranks 4th in NFL with career-high 9 rush TDs.
  • WR JA’MARR CHASE (rookie) had TD catch last week & has rec. TD in 3 of past 4. Had 4 catches for 65 yards & career-high 2 TDs in Week 3 meeting. Has 75+ rec. yards in 3 of 4 2021 home games. Has 315 rec. yards (105 per game) & 3 rec. TDs in 3 games vs. division this season. Leads rookies with 867 rec. yards & 8 rec. TDs. WR TYLER BOYD had 6 catches for 49 yards last week & has 5+ catches in 2 of past 3. Had rec. TD in Week 3 meeting. WR TEE HIGGINS has 75+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3.
  • DE TREY HENDRICKSON had sack & FF last week & aims for 7th in row with sack, longest active streak in NFL. Had sack in Week 3 meeting. LB SAM HUBBARD had sack & 1st FR of season in Week 11. Aims for 3rd in row with sack. Had sack in Week 3 meeting. LB LOGAN WILSON is 1 of 4 AFC LBs with 5+ tackles in 10+ games in 2021. Had career-high 2 INTs in Week 3 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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