SUNDAY, SEPT. 19, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // HEINZ FIELD // REFEREE: JEROME BOGER
ON THE AIRWAVES
TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Charles Davis, Evan Washburn (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 135 (LV), 146 (Pit.) | XM: 388 (LV), 233 (Pit.) | SXM App: 816 (LV), 826 (Pit.)
REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY
LEADER: Raiders lead all-time series, 13-10
STREAKS: Raiders have won 3 of past 4
LAST GAME: 12/9/18 (Oakland): Steelers 21 at Raiders 24
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/8/15: Steelers 38, Raiders 35
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS LEADERS PITTSBURGH STEELERS
W 33-27 vs. Baltimore (OT, Mon.) LAST WEEK W 23-16 at Buffalo
Jon Gruden: 1-3 COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 2-4
33.0/27.0 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 23.0/16..0
491.0 OFFENSE 252.0
Derek Carr: 34-56-435 (1L)-2-1-89.5 PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 18-32-188-1-0-83.9
Josh Jacobs: 10-34-3.4-2 (T1L) RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 16-45-2.8-0
Darren Waller (TE): 10-105-10.5-1 RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 5-36-7.2-1
406.0 DEFENSE 371.0
Maxx Crosby: 2 SACKS T.J. Watt: 2
– INTs –
+1 (2/1) TAKE/GIVE +1 (1/0)
AJ Cole: 52.7 (41.5) PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 41.4 (41.2)
Daniel Carlson: 9 (3/3 PAT; 2/2 FG) KICKING Chris Boswell: 11 (2/2 PAT; 3/3 FG)
• QB DEREK CARR completed 34 of 56 passes (60.7 pct.) for 435 yards & 2 TDs vs. 1 INT last week, his 3rd-most pass yards in single game in his career & most in NFL in Week 1. Aims for his 4th in row with 325+ pass yards. Has passed for 623 yards (311.5 per game) & 6 TDs vs. INT in 2 career games vs. Pit.
• RB JOSH JACOBS rushed for 2 TDs in Week 1, his 8th-career game with 2+ rush TDs, 2nd-most in NFL since 2019. Aims for his 3rd in row with 2+ rush TDs. Has 110+ rush yards in 2 of 3 career games vs. AFC North. Had 8 rush TDs in 7 road games last season. RB KENYAN DRAKE had 5 catches for 59 yards last week in LV debut.
• TE DARREN WALLER led team with 10 catches for 105 yards & TD last week, his 4th-career game with 10+ catches & 100+ rec. yards, most among TEs since 2019. Aims for his 5th in row with 100+ rec. yards. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with TD catch. WR BRYAN EDWARDS had career-high 81 rec. yards in Week 1. Aims for his 3rd in row with 50+ rec. yards. WR ZAY JONES had GW 31-yard TD catch in OT last week.
• DE MAXX CROSBY had 2 sacks in Week 1, his 3rd-career game with 2+ sacks. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. Has 5 TFL in 3 career games vs. AFC North. DE CARL NASSIB had sack & 4thcareer FF last week. Has sack in 2 of his past 3. Has sack in 3 of his past 4 vs. Pit. DE YANNICK NGAKOUE had PD last week in LV debut. LB DENZEL PERRYMAN tied for team lead with 10 tackles & had FR last week in LV debut.
• QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER passed for 188 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs last week. Has passed for 1,550 yards (310 per game) & 12 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 105.2 rating in his past 5 vs. Raiders. Had 18 TDs vs. 3 INTs in 8 home starts last season. Has 397 career TD passes & can become 8th QB ever with 400+ TD passes.
• RB NAJEE HARRIS (rookie) rushed for 45 yards last week in NFL debut.
• WR JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER led team with 52 rec. yards in Week 1. Aims for his 4th in row with 50+ rec. yards. Had 8 catches for 130 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. Has TD catch in 3 of his past 4 at home. WR DIONTAE JOHNSON led team with 5 catches & had rec. TD last week. Has TD catch in 3 of his past 4. Aims for his 4th in row at home with 8+ catches. WR CHASE CLAYPOOL had 70 scrimmage yards (45 rec., 25 rush) in Week 1. Had 496 rec. yards & 8 TDs (6 rec., 2 rush) in 8 home games in 2020.
• LB T.J. WATT had 2 sacks & FF last week, his 10th game with 2+ sacks since 2018, 2nd-most in NFL. Has 18 career FFs, most in NFL since 2017. Aims for his 4th in row with sack & 3rd in row with 2+ sacks. Had PD in last meeting. Had 16 TFL, 11.5 sacks & 2 FFs in 8 home games last season. LB DEVIN BUSH tied for team lead with 10 tackles & had 2nd-career FF last week. Has 3 PD in 2 career games vs. AFC West. DT CAMERON HEYWARD had 2 PD, sack & FF in Week 1. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. S MINKAH FITZPATRICK tied for team lead with 10 tackles & had PD last week. Aims for his 4th in row at home with PD.