Steelers GameDay Cheat Sheet: Week 11 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, 68-38
    • Last: Steelers Win, 23-20, OT (Sept. 11, 2022)
  • Home Steelers lead, 35-17
    • Last: Bengals Win, 24-10 (Sept. 26, 2021)
  • Away Steelers lead, 33-21
    • Last: Steelers Win, 23-20, OT (Sept. 11, 2022)
  • Playoffs Steelers lead, 2-0
    • Last: Steelers Win, 18-16 (Jan. 9, 2016)
  • Streaks: Bengals have won 3 of last 4

The Coaches

  • Steelers: Mike Tomlin
    • At Franchise: 157-91-2 (16)
    • Overall: 157-91-2 (16)
    • Versus Opponent: 23-8
  • Bengals: Zac Taylor
    • At Franchise: 21-36-1 (4)
    • Overall: 21-36-1 (4)
    • Versus Opponent: 3-4

Gameday Information

  • Date: Sunday, November 20th
    Time: 4:25 p.m. EDT
  • Location: Acrisure Stadium
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Capacity 68,400 // Natural Grass
  • TV: CBS/NFL+/Paramount Plus (KDKA-TV plus other local affiliates – see regional coverage below)
    • Greg Gumbel (play-by-play)
    • Adam Archuleta (analysis)
    • AJ Ross (field reporter)
  • Satellite Radio
    • Steelers: Sirius 82, XM/SXM 228, Internet 826
    • Bengals: Sirius 134, XM/SXM 382, Internet 806
  • Radio: Steelers Radio Network (48 affiliates – see below)
  • Referee: Brad Allen

Game Capsule

Steelers Bengals
LAST WEEK: W 20-10 vs. New Orleans Bye (W 42-21 vs. Carolina in Week 9)
COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 24-8 Zac Taylor: 3-4
PTS. FOR 15.6 25.3
OFFENSE 307.9 361.8
PASSING Kenny Pickett (R): 130-195-1,161-2-8-68.8 Joe Burrow: 233-333-2,535-18-6-102.6
RUSHING Najee Harris: 128-460-3.6-1 Joe Mixon: 151-585-3.9-6
RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 47-435-9.3-0 Tee Higgins: 41-564-13.8-3
PTS. AGAINST 23 20.6
DEFENSE 371.9 324
SACKS Alex Highsmith: 8.5 Trey Hendrickson: 4
INTs Minkah Fitzpatrick: 3 Vonn Bell: 4
TAKE/GIVE -2 (12/14) +3 (13/10)
PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin: 44.2 (41.3) Kevin Huber: 43.2 (37.4)
KICKING Matthew Wright: 8 (2/2 PAT; 2/4 FG) Evan McPherson: 56 (23/25 PAT: 11/15 FG)

Steelers Notes

  • QB KENNY PICKETT totaled 250 yards (199 pass, 51 rush) & rush TD last week. Leads all rookies with 1,161 pass yards & ranks tied-3rd in rush TDs (3).
  • RB NAJEE HARRIS rushed for season-high 99 yards in Week 10. Has 70+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his 4 home games this season. Had rec. TD in last meeting & totaled 142 scrimmage yards (102 rec., 40 rush) in last home meeting.
  • RB JAYLEN WARREN (rookie) had career-high 77 scrimmage yards (40 rec., 37 rush) in Week 10 & aims for his 3rd in row with 70+ scrimmage yards.
  • WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 63 rec. yards last week & had 7 catches for 55 yards in Week 1 meeting. Aims for his 5th in row with 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards vs. Pit.¬†WR GEORGE PICKENS had 55 scrimmage yards (32 rec., 23 rush) & 1st-career rush TD in Week 10. Ranks 5th among rookies in catches (29) & rec. yards (370).
  • TE PAT FREIERMUTH had 10 catches & 75 rec. yards in Week 1 meeting. Has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3 vs. Cin.
  • LB T.J. WATT has 15 sacks & 12 TFL in his past 7 at home. Has 7.5 sacks in his last 7 games vs. Cin. & aims for his 5th in row at home vs. Cin. with sack. Has 33 sacks &40 TFL in 29 career games vs. AFC North.
  • LB ALEX HIGHSMITH had 2 sacks last week & ranks tied-2nd in AFC with career-high 8.5 sacks. Had 9 tackles in Week 1 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cin. with 2 TFLs.
  • DT CAMERON HEYWARD aims for his 3rd in row vs. Cin. with sack.
  • LB MYLES JACK had 10 tackles, TFL & PD in Week 1 meeting.
  • S MINKAH FITZPATRICK has PD in 6 of his past 7 vs. AFC North. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with INT & 4th in row at home with PD.

Bengals Notes

  • QB JOE BURROW completed 22 of 28 atts. (78.6 pct.) for 206 yards & 2 TDs (1 pass, 1 rush) with 109.2 rating in Week 9. Has career-high 4 rush TDs in 2022, tied-3rd in NFL among QBs. Aims for his 5th in row with 95+ rating. Has 9,834 career pass yards in 35 games & can become 4th fastest to reach 10,000 passing yards.
  • RB JOE MIXON totaled 211 scrimmage yards (153 rush, 58 rec.) & 5 TDs (4 rush. 1 rec.) in Week 9, 6th player in SB era with 200+ scrimmage yards & 5 TDs in single game. Has 402 scrimmage yards (134 yards per game) & 2 rush TDs in last 3 games vs. Pit. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Pit. with 140+ scrimmage yards.
  • RB SAMAJE PERINE rushed for 51 yards in Week 9.
  • WR TEE HIGGINS had 7 catches for 60 yards in Week 9 & has 5+ catches & 60+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3.
  • WR TYLER BOYD has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3. Had rec. TD in Week 1 meeting.
  • TE HAYDEN HURST had 5 catches & 46 rec. yards in Week 1 meeting.
  • DE TREY HENDRICKSON has sack in 2 of his past 3 vs. Pit.
  • S JESSIE BATES had PD & 2nd INT of season in Week 9. Aims for 3rd in row at Pit. with 7+ tackles & TFL.
  • S VONN BELL has INT in 2 of his past 3 on road.
  • LB LOGAN WILSON aims for his 5th in row on road with 5+ tackles. Had 9 tackles & PD in Week 1 meeting.
  • DE SAM HUBBARD aims for his 3rd in row with 0.5+ sacks.
  • LB GERMAINE PRATT had 1st INT of season in Week 9. Had 8 tackles, TFL & PD in Week 1 meeting.

Steelers TV & Radio Coverage

This week’s game will be broadcast locally on Pittsburgh CBS outlet KDKA channel 2, and other local affiliates.

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

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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