Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet: Week 8 vs the Philadelphia Eagles

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 Eagles lead, 48-29-3
    • Last: Steelers Win, 38-29 (Oct. 11, 2020)
  • Home Series tied, 19-19-1
    • Last: Steelers Win, 38-29 (Oct. 11, 2020)
  • Away Eagles lead, 27-9-2
    • Last: Eagles Win, 34-3 (Sept. 25, 2016)
  • Neutral Eagles lead, 2-1
    • Last: Eagles Win, 14-7 (Nov. 20, 1938)
  • Streaks: Steelers have won 2 of last 3

The Coaches

  • Steelers: Mike Tomlin
    • At Franchise: 155-89-2 (16)
    • Overall: 155-89-2 (16)
    • Versus Opponent: 2-1
  • Eagles: Nick Sirianni
    • At Franchise: 15-8 (2)
    • Overall: 15-8 (2)
    • Versus Opponent: 0-0

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, October 30th
    Time: 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Location: Lincoln Financial Field
    Philadelphia, PA
    Capacity 67,594 // Natural Grass
  • TV: CBS/Paramount Plus/NFL+ (Locally KDKA-TV 2, plus other local affiliates – see regional coverage below)
    • Jim Nantz (play-by-play)
    • Tony Romo (analysis)
    • Tracy Wolfson (sideline)
  • Satellite Radio
    • Steelers: Sirius 135, XM/SXM 385, Internet 826
    • Eagles: Sirius 82, XM/SXM 227, Internet 825
  • Radio: Steelers Radio Network (48 affiliates – see below)
  • Referee: Clete Blakeman

Game Capsule

Steelers Eagles
LAST WEEK: L 16-10 at Miami Bye (W 26-17 vs. Dallas in Week 6)
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 2-2 Nick Sirianni: 0-0
PTS. FOR 15.3 26.8
OFFENSE 298.6 394.5
PASSING Kenny Pickett (R): 87-127-771-2-7-66.8 Jalen Hurts: 123-184-1,514-6-2-98.4
RUSHING Najee Harris: 100-329-3.3-1 Miles Sanders: 105-485-4.6-4
RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 38-337-8.9-0 A.J. Brown: 33-503-15.2-2
PTS. AGAINST 23.1 17.5
DEFENSE 394.3 297.8
SACKS Alex Highsmith: 6.5 Haason Reddick: 4.5
INTs Minkah Fitzpatrick: 3 C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Darius Slay: 3
TAKE/GIVE -2 (10/12) +12 (14/2)
PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin: 44.4 (41.1) Arryn Siposs: 45.9 (40.3)
KICKING Chris Boswell: 45 (9/9 PAT; 12/16 FG) Jake Elliott: 33 (15/16 PAT; 6/7 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB KENNY PICKETT (rookie) completed 32 of 44 atts. (72.7 pct.) for 257 yards last Has 250+ pass yards in each of 1st 2 career road starts. Leads all rookies in completions (87) & ranks 2nd in pass yards (771).
  • RB NAJEE HARRIS led team with 80 scrimmage yards (65 rush, 15 rec.) last week. Has TD in 5 of 6 career games NFC. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC.
  • WR DIONTAE JOHNSON aims for his 4th in row overall & 13th in row on road with 5+ Has 50+ rec. yards in 10 of his past 11 on road. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC East with 70+ rec. yards.
  • WR GEORGE PICKENS (rookie) had 6 catches for 61 yards & 1st-career TD last week & has 6+ catches & 60+ rec. yards in 3 of past 4. Ranks 2nd among rookies with 338 yards.
  • WR CHASE CLAYPOOL had 5 catches in Week 7 & has 50+ yards in 2 of past 3.
  • TE PAT FREIERMUTH led team with 8 catches for 75 yards last Has 7+ catches & 75+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3. Has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. NFC.
  • DT CAMERON HEYWARD aims for 3rd in row with TFL & has TFL in 7 of his past 8 on Had sack in last meeting.
  • LB ALEX HIGHSMITH ranks 4th in NFL with career-high 5 sacks this season.
  • LB MYLES JACK led team with 10 tackles last Aims for 8th in row with 6+ tackles. Has 10 tackles in 3 of his past 4 on road.
  • LB DEVIN BUSH had 6 tackles, TFL & PD last
  • S MINKAH FITZPATRICK had 6 tackles & PD in Week Has PD in 2 of past 3.

Eagles Notes

  • PHILADELPHIA can match best start in franchise history (7-0 in 2004).
  • QB JALEN HURTS had 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 104.6 rating in Week 6. Has 14 TDs (8 rush, 6 pass) in his past 6 home starts. Has most rush TDs (19) by QB in 1st 25 career starts all-time. Is 1 of 4 QBs (Josh Allen, Joe Burrow & Patrick Mahomes) with 300+ pass & rush yards combined per game (301.2) in 2022 (min. 4 starts).
  • RB MILES SANDERS had 4th rush TD of season in Week Aims for his 3rd in row at home with rush TD & 4th in row at home with 70+ scrimmage yards.
  • WR A.J. BROWN had 5 catches for team-high 67 yards & 2nd rec. TD of season in Week 6. Aims for his 4th in row at home with 5+ catches & 60+ rec. yards. Had 6 catches for 153 yards & rec. TD in his only career game vs. Pit. (10/25/20 w/ Ten.).
  • WR DEVONTA SMITH had 7th-career TD catch in Week Has 5+ catches in 4 of his past 5.
  • TE DALLAS GOEDERT has 5+ catches & 70+ yards in 2 of his 3 home games in 2022. Ranks 1st among NFC TEs with 357 rec. yards this season.
  • DE BRANDON GRAHAM had sack & FR in last home
  • DT FLETCHER COX had 2 sacks & FF in last home
  • LB HAASON REDDICK has 5 sacks, 3 FFs & 2 FR in his past 4. Since 2020, is 1 of 2 (T.J. Watt) with 10+ games (10) with 1.5+ sacks.
  • S J. GARDNER-JOHNSON had 1st-career 2 INT game in Week 6. CB JAMES BRADBERRY tied his career high with 4 PD in Week 6. Has PD in each of 1st 6 games this season. CB DARIUS SLAY has 2 PD & 3rd INT of season in Week 6. Slay, Gardner- Johnson (3) & Bradberry (2) are only trio of teammates in 2022 each with 2+ INTs. Since 2016, Slay (91 PD) & Bradberry (91) rank tied-1st in PD among active players.

Steelers TV & Radio Coverage

This week’s game will be broadcast locally on Pittsburgh’s KDKA CBS 2 and other local affiliates as shown below.

Regional broadcast image courtesy of 506sports.comSteelers coverage in RED.

Week 8 2022 Steelers TV Coverage

Steelers TV Affiliates

(NFL on CBS broadcasts only. Subject to regional coverage/blackouts)

  • KDKA (CBS/2 – Pittsburgh)
  • WTAJ (CBS/10 – Altoona)
  • WHP (CBS/21 – Harrisburg)
  • WOLF (FOX/56 – Scranton)
  • WFXP (FOX/66 – Erie)
  • WCMH (NBC/4 – Columbus OH)
  • WKBN (CBS/27 – Youngstown OH)
  • WTOV (FOX/9.2 – Wheeling WV)
  • WQCW (CW/30 – Charleston WV)
  • WWCW (CW/21-27 – Roanoke VA)
  • KYUR (ABC/13 – Anchorage AK)
  • KATN (ABC/2 – Fairbanks AK)

Steelers Radio Network

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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