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Preview: Detroit Lions (0-8) at Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3)

SUNDAY, NOV. 14, 2021 // 1:O0 PM ET // HEINZ FIELD // REFEREE: LAND CLARK

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TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Jen Hale (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 132 (Det.), 113 (Pit.) | XM: 385 (Det.), 230 (Pit.) | SXM App: 810 (Det.), 826 (Pit.)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Steelers lead all-time series, 17-14-1
STREAKS: Steelers have won past 5
LAST GAME: 10/29/17: Steelers 20 at Lions 15
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/17/13: Steelers 37, Lions 27

 

DETROIT LIONS    LEADERS   PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Bye (Week 8: L 44-6 vs. Philadelphia) LAST WEEK W 29-27 vs. Chicago (Mon.)
Dan Campbell: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 3-0
16.8/30.5 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 20.1/21.1
321.1 OFFENSE 324.1
Jared Goff: 206-308-1,995-8-6-85.3 PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 196-299-1,986-10-4-90.0
Jamaal Williams: 71-312-4.4-2 RUSHING Najee Harris (R): 150-541-3.6-4
T.J. Hockenson (TE): 48-448-9.3-2 RECEIVING Diontae Johnson: 45-530-11.8-3
378.9 DEFENSE 354.3
Charles Harris: 4 SACKS T.J. Watt: 11.5
Amani Oruwariye: 3 INTs Three tied: 1
-4 (7/11) TAKE/GIVE 0 (8/8)
Jack Fox: 50.4 (45.1) PUNTING (NET) Pressley Harvin (R): 43.9 (40.3)
Austin Seibert: 35 (5/5 PAT; 10/12 FG) KICKING Chris Boswell: 59 (14/15 PAT; 15/16 FG)

 

LIONS NOTES

• QB JARED GOFF passed for 222 yards & had 90.6 rating in Week 8. Has 5 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 84.7 rating in 4 road starts in 2021. Is 1 of 3 NFC QBs (KYLER MURRAY & MATTHEW STAFFORD) with 8+ games (8) with 60+ comp. pct.

• RB D’ANDRE SWIFT had 5 catches & 51 scrimmage yards (27 rush, 24 rec.) in Week 8. Has 75+ scrimmage yards in 5 of his past 6 on road. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD. Leads all RBs in receptions (47) & ranks 2nd in rec. yards (415). Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC North with TD. RB JAMAAL WILLIAMS aims for his 4th in row on road with 50+ rush yards. Had 135 scrimmage yards (69 rec., 64 rush) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in his only career game vs. Pit. (11/26/17 w/ GB).

• TE T.J. HOCKENSON led team with 10 receptions & 89 rec. yards in Week 8. Has 4 games with 8+ catches this season, most by TE. Is only NFC TE with 40+ catches (48) & 400+ rec. yards (448) in 2021. Aims for his 4th in row with 6+ catches.

• LB DERRICK BARNES (rookie) had 7 tackles in Week 8 & has 5+ tackles in 3 of his past 4. LB CHARLES HARRIS has sack in 3 of his 4 road games in 2021. LB JULIAN OKWARA has sack in 2 of his past 3 & aims for his 4th in row with TFL. LB ALEX ANZALONE has 7+ tackles in 3 of his 4 road games in 2021. S TRACY WALKER had 7 tackles in Week 8. Has PD in 3 of his past 4. Aims for his 3rd in row on road with 8+ tackles. CB AMANI ORUWARIYE aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC North with INT.

 

STEELERS NOTES

• QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER completed 21 of 30 passes (70 pct.) for 205 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 111.1 rating last week. Aims for 5th in row with 0 INTs & 90+ rating. Has 70+ comp. pct. in 2 of past 3. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with 315+ pass yards. Has 3+ TD passes & 115+ rating in 2 of his past 3 vs. Det. Has 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 106.8 rating in his past 3 at home.

• RB NAJEE HARRIS (rookie) had 78 scrimmage yards (62 rush, 16 rec.) in Week 9. Aims for 8th in row with 75+ scrimmage yards & 6th in row with TD, longest active TD streak among rookies. Has 125+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his past 4 at home. Has TD in 4 of 5 home games this season. Leads rookie RBs in scrimmage yards (830), rush yards (541) & TDs (6) this season.

• WR DIONTAE JOHNSON led team with 5 catches for 56 yards last week. Aims for his 7th in row with 50+ rec. yards, 3rdlongest active streak in NFL. Rookie TE PAT FREIERMUTH had 5 catches for 43 yards & season-high 2 TDs in Week 9. Aims for 3rd in row with TD catch & 4th in row with 40+ rec. yards. Ranks 2nd among all rookies with 4 rec. TDs this season.

• LB T.J. WATT had 7 tackles, PD & tied career high with 3 sacks last week, his 14th-career game with 2+ sacks, most in NFL since 2017. Aims for 4th in row with 6+ tackles & 1.5+ sacks & 6th in row with TFL. Had PD in last meeting. Has sack in 7 of his past 8 at home. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 11.5 sacks. DT CAMERON HEYWARD had 2nd-career INT in Week 9. Had 2 TFL & sack in last meeting. Has PD in 2 of his past 3 at home

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