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    Steeler Fast Facts for Week 6

    ​Comparing Connor to Jim Brown.... !

    Steelers Notes

    • Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passed for 250 yards with three touchdowns and one interception for a 112.7 rating last week. He has at least three touchdown passes in three of his past four. In his past eight against the Bengals, Roethlisberger has 2,270 pass yards (283.8 per game) with 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions for a 90 rating. He had at least a 90 rating in two of the past three meetings. In his past eight divisional games, he has 2,387 pass yards (298.4 per game) with 14 touchdown passes and nine interceptions. He leads the AFC and ranks third in the NFL with 1,664 passing yards
    • Running back James Conner rushed for 110 yards with two touchdowns and had four catches for 75 yards last week. He has joined Hall of Famer Jim Brown (1963) as only player with multiple games with 100 rushing yards, 50 receiving yards and two rushing touchdowns in the teamís first five games of the season. He has 287 scrimmage yards (143.5 per game) and two rushing touchdowns in his past two games on the road.
    • Wide receiver Antonio Brown had six catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns last week. He has 11 career games with over 100 receiving yards and two touchdown catches, which is the most among active NFL players. He aims for third in row against the Bengals with a touchdown catch. Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster had a touchdown catch last week. He aims for his third in row on the road with at least 110 receiving yards
    • Linebacker T.J. Watt had eight tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble last week. He is the only player with multiple three sack games in 2018. He is tied for the league-lead with six sacks (Geno Atkins and J.J. Watt ). Defensive tackle Cameron Heyward had 1.5 sacks last week. He has 5.5 sacks in his past seven games. He has a sack in two of his past three at Cincinnati. Linebacker L.J. Fort had 6 tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery for a touchdown last week

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    Jeremy Fowler
    ESPN Staff Writer

    Steelers offensive players among league leaders in several categories: Ben Roethlisberger leads in passing yards (2,033) James Conner is fifth in rushing yards (453) and second in rushing touchdowns (7) JuJu Smith-Schuster is fifth in receiving yards (516), Antonio Brown is tied for first in receiving touchdowns (6)

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