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NFL Time Capsule: Steelers vs Titans NFL Week 11

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NFL Time Capsule

Game #11
Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) at Tennessee Titans (2-7)
Date: Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
Kickoff: 8:30 p.m., ET
Site: LP Field (69,143) • Nashville, Tenn.

TV Coverage: ESPN (locally WTAE-TV, channel 4)

Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)

National Radio:Westwood One

Coaches

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
Overall regular-season record: 77-45 (.631)/eighth season
Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 77-45 (.631)/eighth season
Playoff Record/Years: 5-3/four years
Tennessee Titans Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt
Overall regular-season record: 47-58 (.448)/seventh season
Regular-season record with Tennessee: 2-7 (.222)/first season
Playoff Record/Years: 4-2/two years
Series History
Series began in 1970

Overall Regular Season: Steelers lead, 41-31
At Pittsburgh: Steelers lead, 24-12
At Houston/Tennessee: Titans lead, 19-17

Streak: Titans won previous two meetings

Last Regular-Season Meeting: Sept. 8, 2013 in Pittsburgh (Tennessee 16, Pittsburgh 9)
Postseason Series: Steelers lead, 3-1
Last Post-Season Meeting: Jan. 11, 2003 at Tennessee (Tennessee 34, Pittsburgh 31)
Steelers Players Data (Through Week 10)
QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER
• Made his 152nd career regular season start and completed 30-of-43 passes for 343 yards with one touchdown for a passer rating of 81.8. (vs Jets)
• Is now 101-51 as a starter during the regular season (43-32 on the road).
• Is now to 25-12 in his regular-season career in the month of November (12-7 on the road).
• Has completed 3,000 passes in his NFL career, becoming the ninth quarterback in NFL history to do so with one team and fifth active passer with 3,000 completions.
• Reached 3,000 passing yards for the ninth season, extending his franchise record. Also marked his ninth consecutive season recording 3,000 passing yards.
• He is one of six quarterbacks in NFL history to record 3,000 passing yards in nine consecutive seasons: Brett Favre (18), Peyton Manning (13), Dan Marino (9) and Drew Brees (10 through 2013), Eli Manning (9 through 2013).
• Became the first quarterback in Steelers history to record 3,000 passing yards within the first 10 games of a season.
• Totaled 343 passing yards, his 33rd 300-yard passing game of his career during the regular season and first such game against the Jets in his career.
• The 80-yard touchdown pass to Martavis Bryant was his 11th touchdown pass of at least 60 yards and fifth of 80 yards or more, extending his franchise record.
WR ANTONIO BROWN
• Has registered at least one reception in 66 consecutive gamesin which he has played, including the postseason – dating back to October 3, 2010.
• Tallied 74 receiving yards and tied for a game-best eight receptions.
• With his fifth catch, surpassed Lynn Swann (336) for the fifth-most receptions in franchise history.
• Became the first Steeler in franchise history to reach 1,000 receiving yards through the first 10 games of a season.
• Is the first Steeler with back-to-back 1,000 yard campaigns since Mike Wallace (2010-2011) and the fifth player in team history to accomplish the feat (Wallace, Hines Ward, Plaxico Burress and Roy Jefferson).
• Has recorded at least five catches and 50 receiving yards in 26 consecutive games, dating back to Week One of the 2013 season. His streak of 26 straight games with at least five receptions for 50 yards is an NFL record
WR MARTAVIS BRYANT
• Caught four passes for a career-best 143 receiving yards, along with an 80-yard touchdown catch to mark the longest reception of his NFL career.
• Became the first Steelers rookie to eclipse 100 receiving yards in a game since 2009 (Mike Wallace, Sept. 27 at Cincinnati).
• Is the first Steelers rookie to post a touchdown catch in four consecutive games since 2005 (Heath Miller, four games, Weeks 5-8).
• Is the seventh Steelers rookie in team history to reach six touchdown catches in their first campaign and
first since 2009 (Mike Wallace, 6).
• Extended his NFL record for the most receiving touchdowns in a player’s first four games of a career to six.
K SHAUN SUISHAM
• Converted a 53-yard field goal attempt, establishing a new career-long (previous of 52 yards).
• His 53-yard field goal is tied for the fourth-longest succesful kick in team history.
DE CAM HEYWARD
• Extended his consecutive regular-season games played streak to 58 – tying as the fifth-longest active consecutive games played streak among NFL defensive ends.
• Recorded a sack in the second quarter, his fourth of the season and increasing his career total to 11.5.
CB WILLIAM GAY
• Extended his consecutive regular-season games played streak to122 – longest active streak among NFL cornerbacks.
TE HEATH MILLER
•Extended his consecutive regular-season games started streak to 24 – the third-longest active consecutive games started streak among NFL tight ends.
• Extended his consecutive games played with a catch streak to 98 – dating back to 11/3/2008 vs. Washington (including the postseason).
LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS
• Extended his streak of consecutive regular-season games started to 63 – the longest active streak among current Steelers.
• Recorded a sack of Baltimore QB Joe Flacco – his second of the year and 28th of his NFL career.
• Led the defense with a season-high 13 tackles (seven solo).
S TROY POLAMALU
• With his next interception, will move into sole possession for seventh-most in Steelers history (33).
• Is one interception returned for a touchdown to match Chad Scott and Jack Butler (4) for the second-most INT-TDs in
team history
PIT – TENN SERIES HIGHS
Passing Yards
Steelers Ben Roethlisberger 363 10/11/2012
Ben Roethlisberger 363 9/10/2009
Titans Gifford Nielsen 377 12/20/1981
Rushing Yards
Steelers Willie Parker 161 9/11/2005
Titans Eddie George 153 11/1/1998
Receiving Yards
Steelers Jeff Graham 192 12/19/1993
Titans Ernest Givins 156 11/16/1986
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