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Steelers vs Eagles NFL Week Three Capsule




STREAKS 2 of past 3  
COACHES VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 1-1 Doug Pederson: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 24-16 vs. Cincinnati W 29-14 at Chicago
LAST GAME 10/7/12: Eagles 14 at Steelers 16. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger throws for 220 yards & TD. Steelers K Shaun Suisham kicks GW 34-yard FG as time expires.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/21/08: Eagles 15, Steelers 6. Philadelphia QB Donovan McNabb throws for 196 yards & TD. Eagles WR Hank Basket has 8 catches for 85 yards.
REFEREE Brad Allen
BROADCAST CBS (4:25 PM ET): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 132 (Pit), 82 (Phi). XM: 380 (Pit), 82 (Phi).


PASSING Ben Roethlisberger: 46-74-559-6 (1L)-3-95.5 Carson Wentz (R): 43-71-468-3-0-94.1
RUSHING DeAngelo Williams: 58-237 (1L)-4.1-2 Mathews: 31-109-3.5-3 (T1L)
RECEIVING Antonio Brown: 12-165-13.8-2 Matthews: 13-185-14.2-1
OFFENSE 405.5 341.5
TAKE/GIVE +1 +4 (3L)
DEFENSE 398.0 286.0 (2L)
SACKS Arthur Moats: 1 Brandon Graham: 2
INTs James Harrison, Ryan Shazier: 1 Nigel Bradham, Rodney McLeod: 1
PUNTING Jordan Berry: 48.4 Donnie Jones: 46.6
KICKING Chris Boswell: 14 (8/8 PAT; 2/2 FG) Caleb Sturgis: 20 (5/6 PAT; 5/6 FG)


STEELERS: QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER leads NFL with 6 pass TDs. Aims for 4th in row with 3+ TD passes. Is 31-13 (.705) in career vs. NFC with 96.8 rating & has won 4 of past 5 interconference starts…RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS leads NFL with 237 rush yards. Is oldest player in NFL history to rush for 200+ yards in team’s 1st 2 games. Had career-high 101 rec. yards vs. Phi. (12/4/06 with Car.). In 5 games vs. NFC with Pit., has 6 rush TDs…WR ANTONIO BROWN has 106 catches for 1,481 yards (113.9 per game) & 13 TDs in past 13 vs. NFC. Since 2013, leads NFL with 387 catches & 5,196 rec. yards. TEs JESSE JAMES & XAVIER GRIMBLE each had TD catch last week. WR SAMMIE COATES had 2 catches for 97 yards in Week 2 & is averaging 38.3 yards per catch in 2016 (4 catches, 153 yards)…LB RYAN SHAZIER leads team with 17 tackles. Has 22 tackles, 2 FFs, FR, INT & sack in past 3 vs. NFC. CB WILLIAM GAY has 5 INT-TDs since 2013, tied for most in NFL. LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS had 9 tackles & FF in last meeting…EAGLES: Rookie QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 190 yards & TD last week. Became first rookie QB since 1970 to win first two starts of season & throw 0 INTs…RB RYAN MATHEWS had 2 rush TDs in Week 2. Aims for 3rd in row at home with rush TD…WR JORDAN MATTHEWS has TD catch in 6 of past 8. Aims for 4th in row at home with 100+ rec. yards & TD. TE TREY BURTON had 1st career TD catch last week. TE BRENT CELEK had TD catch in last meeting…DT FLETCHER COX has 9.5 sacks in past 8 at home. Aims for 3rd in row with sack vs. AFC. DE BRANDON GRAHAM has 2 sacks & FF in past 2. Rookie DT DESTINY VAEAO had 1st career sack & FF last week. LB CONNOR BARWIN has 7.5 sacks in past 7 vs. AFC. Had sack in last game vs. Pit (10/2/11 with Hou). LB NIGEL BRADHAM had INT in Week 2.

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