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Steelers vs Jaguars NFL Week Five Capsule



COACHES VS. OPP. Tomlin: 2-2 Bradley: 0-0
LAST WEEK L 27-24 vs. Buccaneers L 33-14 at Chargers
LAST GAME 10/16/11: Jaguars 13 at Steelers 17. Pittsburgh RB Rashard Mendenhall rushes for 146 yards & TD. Steelers WR Mike Wallace records 76 receiving yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/5/08: Steelers 26, Jaguars 21. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger throws for 309 yards & 3 TDs. Steelers WR Hines Ward catches 7 passes for 90 yards & TD.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 132 (Pit.), 102 (Jax.). XM: 228 (Jax.).


PASSING Roethlisberger: 96-141-1,092 (3C)-6-2-99.4 Bortles (R): 43-61-476-3-4-82.4
RUSHING Bell: 72-378 (1C)-5.3-1 Gerhart: 44-114-2.6-1
  1. Brown: 29 (1C)-427 (2C)-14.7-5 (T1L)
  2. Robinson (R): 17-192-11.3-0
OFFENSE 412.0 (2C) 279.3
DEFENSE 352.8 451.3
SACKS Heyward: 2 Branch: 3 (T3C)
  1. Allen: 1
Ball: 1
PUNTING Wing: 43.0 Anger: 47.8 (T2C)
KICKING Suisham: 37 (T3C) (10/10 PAT; 9/10 FG) Scobee: 16 (7/7 PAT; 3/5 FG)


STEELERS: In past 3 vs. Jax., QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has passed for 651 yards with 7 TDs vs. 1 INT for 96.3 rating. Aims for 4th in row vs. Jaguars with 90+ rating. Surpassed 35,000 career yards last week (35,197)…RB LE’VEON BELL leads AFC with 570 scrimmage yards (378 rush, 192 rec.). Aims for 5th in row with 100+ scrimmage yards. In only career meeting (12/11/11 with TB), RB LE GARRETTE BLOUNT rushed for 74 yards & TD. WR ANTONIO BROWN had season-high 131 yards on 7 catches & 2 TDs vs. TB. Has 5 TD catches in past 4 overall. Has 5+ rec. & 50+ yards in 20 in row, surpassing LAVERANUES COLES (19) for longest such streak in NFL history. Last week, TE HEATH MILLER led team with 10 catches for 85 yards & TD…DE BRETT KEISEL had 2 sacks in last meeting. LB JASON WORILDS has 5 sacks in past 6 on road. LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS leads team with 34 tackles, including club-high 10 last week. LB JAMES HARRISON ranks 2nd in club history with 64 career sacks (JASON GILDON, 77). CB CORTEZ ALLEN had 1st INT of season last week…JAGUARS: In 1st NFL start, rookie QB BLAKE BORTLES (No. 3 overall) completed 29 of 37 passes (78.4 pct.) for 253 yards with 1 TD for 81.6 rating. Aims for 3rd game in row with 200+ pass yards. Has rushed for 54 yards on 7 att. (7.7 avg.) in 2014…Last week, RB TOBY GERHART posted 1st TD with Jaguars…Jags are only NFL team this season with 2 rookies with 190+ receiving yards each (WRs ALLEN HURNS & ALLEN ROBINSON). Robinson aims for 4th in row with 4+ catches. Hurns has 3 TD catches, tied for most among NFL rookies. WR CECIL SHORTS III has TD catch in 3 of past 4. Last week, TE CLAY HARBOR had career-highs in catches (8) & yards (69)…Defense is tied for 2nd in NFL with 12 sacks in 2014…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads AFC with 41 tackles, including team-high 11 last week. DE TYSON ALUALU had sack in last meeting. DE ANDRE BRANCH has 6 sacks in past 8. Last week, DT ROY MILLER III posted 1st sack since 1/2/11 (with TB). DE CHRIS CLEMONS has 2 sacks in 3 career games vs. Pit.

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