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Bills/Steelers preview: notes and stats

December 11, 2016 - 4:27 am
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By Sal Capaccio

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STEELERS

  • QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has 1,085 pass yards (271.3 per game) & 8 pass TDs vs. 1 INT for 110.3 rating in past 4
  • RB LE’VEON BELL aims for 5th in row with 100+ scrimmage yards. Leads NFL with 146.4 scrimmage yards per game avg. Ranks 2nd among NFL RBs with 63 receptions
  • WR ANTONIO BROWN & Roethlisberger have connected on 49 TDs, tied for most TDs from QB to WR in franchise history. Has 6 rec. TDs in past 5. Leads NFL with 11 rec. TDs & ties for league lead with 88 catches. Since 2011, has 598 catches & 7,978 rec. yards, both most in NFL. 
  • TE LADARIUS GREEN had career-high 110 rec. yards & TD last week
  • LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS had INT last week. Had sack in last meeting.
  • LB JAMES HARRISON has 5 sacks in past 5. Aims for 4th in row with sack vs. Buf. Is franchise leader with 79.5 sacks. 
  • Rookie S SEAN DAVIS had 1st career INT last week

BILLS

  • QB TYROD TAYLOR has 3 pass TDs vs. 0 INTs & 2 rush TDs in past 3 at home. Since 2015, is only QB with 5,000+ pass yards (5,327) & 1,000+ rush yards (1,037). Has rush TD in 5 of past 6. Leads NFL QBs with 469 rush yards
  • RB LE SEAN MC COY aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rush yards. Had 80 scrimmage yards & rec. TD in last game vs. Pit. (10/7/12 with Phi.). Since 2010, leads NFL with 7,999 rush yards. 
  • RB MIKE GILLISLEE had 2 rush TDs last week. Has 6 rush TDs in past 7
  • WR JUSTIN HUNTER has 2 rec. TDs in past 3 at home. 
  • TE CHARLES CLAY had 97 rec. yards & 2 TDs in last game vs. Pit. (12/8/13 with Mia.)
  • DT MARCELL DAREUS had sack & FF in last meeting. Has 3.5 sacks in past 4. 
  • LB ZACH BROWN had 8 tackles & 2 sacks in last meeting (9/8/13 with Ten.). Is 1 of 2 players in NFL with 100+ tackles (116) & 3+ sacks (3).

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