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Preview: Chicago Bears (3-5) at Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3)

MONDAY, NOV. 8, 2021 // 8:15 PM ET // HEINZ FIELD // REFEREE: TONY CORRENTE

ON THE AIRWAVES
TV: ESPN (8:15 PM ET): Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa Salters (field reporter)
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, Trent Green
SIRIUS: 81 (Chi.), 83 (Pit.), National (88) | XM: 226 (Chi.), 225 (Pit.), National (88) | SXM App: 805 (Chi.), 826 (Pit.), National (88)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Bears lead all-time series, 19-7-1
STREAKS: Bears have won past 3
LAST GAME: 9/24/17: Steelers 17 at Bears 23 (OT)
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/22/13: Bears 40, Steelers 23

 

CHICAGO BEARS    Leaders    PITTSBURGH STEELERS

L 33-22 vs. San Francisco LAST WEEK W 15-10 at Cleveland
Matt Nagy: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 0-3
15.4/24.4 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 18.9/20.3
264.0 OFFENSE 330.4
Justin Fields (R): 94-158-991-3-7-65.7 PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 175-269-1,781-8-4-87.6
Khalil Herbert (R): 81-351-4.3-1 RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 128-479-3.7-3
Darnell Mooney: 33-409-12.4-1 RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 40-474-11.9-3
357.5 DEFENSE 345.7
Khalil Mack: 6 SACKS T.J. Watt: 8.5
Four tied: 1 INTs Terrell Edmunds, James Pierre: 1
-3 (8/11) TAKE/GIVE -1 (6/7)
Pat O’Donnell: 46.7 (37.3) PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 44.8 (41.2)
Cairo Santos: (12/13 PAT: 11/11 FG) KICKING Chris Boswell: 48 (12/12 PAT; 12/13 FG)

 

BEARS NOTES

• QB JUSTIN FIELDS (rookie) completed 19 of 27 atts. (career-high 70.4 pct. as starter) for 175 yards & TD vs. INT for 84.6 rating & had career-high 103 rush yards & 2nd-career rush TD in Week 8. Became 3rd rookie QB (ROBERT GRIFFIN III & MARCUS MARIOTA) with 100+ rush yards, rush TD & pass TD in single game in NFL history.

• RB KHALIL HERBERT (rookie) rushed for 72 yards last week. Aims for his 3rd in row on road & 5th in row overall with 70+ rush yards.

• WR ALLEN ROBINSON had 5 catches for 51 yards in his only career game vs. Pit. (10/5/14 w/ Jax.). WR DARNELL MOONEY led team with 6 catches & 64 rec. yards last week. Has 5+ receptions in 5 of his 1st 8 games in 2021. TE JESSE JAMES had 1st rec. TD of season last week. Had 120 catches for 1,189 yards & 9 rec. TDs in 4 seasons (2015-18) w/ Pit.

• LB KHALIL MACK has sack in 2 of his past 3 on road. Is only player with 6+ sacks in each of past 7 seasons. LB ROQUAN SMITH aims for his 3rd in row overall with TFL & 5th in row on road with 10+ tackles. Is 1 of 2 (T.J. WATT) with 20+ TFL (22) & 10+ PD (10) since 2020. LB ROBERT QUINN aims for his 3rd in row with TFL. Had sack & FF in his last game vs. Pit. (9/27/15 w/ Rams). DT AKIEM HICKS had FR in last meeting. CB JAYLON JOHNSON has 10 PD in 10 career road games. CB DEANDRE HOUSTON-CARSON led team with 6 tackles in Week 8 & aims for his 3rd in row with 6+ tackles.

 

STEELERS NOTES

• QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER completed 22 of 34 passes (64.7 pct.) for 266 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 98.4 rating last week. Aims for 4th in row with 0 INTs & 90+ rating. Passed for 235 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs in last meeting. Has 3+ TD passes & 115+ rating in 2 of his past 3 on MNF.

• RB NAJEE HARRIS (rookie) had 120 scrimmage yards (91 rush, 29 rec.) & rush TD last week. Aims for 5th in row with 90+ scrimmage yards & TD & 4th in row with 120+ scrimmage yards. Has 125+ scrimmage yards in 3 of 4 career home games. Leads rookie RBs in scrimmage yards (752), rush yards (479) & TDs (5).

• WR DIONTAE JOHNSON led team with 6 catches for 98 yards last week. Aims for 6th in row with 70+ rec. yards. Has 248 rec. yards (82.7 per game) in 3 home games this season. Has TD catch in 3 of 4 career games on MNF. WR CHASE CLAYPOOL had 61 scrimmage yards (45 rec., 16 rush) in Week 8. Has 70+ rec. yards in 3 of 4 home games this season. Rookie TE PAT FREIERMUTH had 4 catches for 44 yards & TD last week. Only rookie TE in NFL with 2 rec. TDs this season.

• LB T.J. WATT had 6 tackles, 1.5 sacks & 2nd FR of season last week. Aims for 5th in row with TFL & 3rd in row with 1.5+ sacks. Has sack in 6 of his past 7 home games & FF in 4 of his past 5 at home. Has sack in 3 of his past 4 on MNF. LB JOE SCHOBERT led team with 9 tackles & had 1st FF of season in Week 8. Had sack, FF & INT in his last game vs. Chi. (12/27/20 w/ Jax.). DT CHRIS WORMLEY aims for 3rd in row with 0.5+ sacks

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