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Steelers vs Ravens NFL Week 16 Capsule

Pittsburgh Steelers vs Baltimore Ravens, 2015 AFC Wild Card Playoffs

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (9-5) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (4-10)

SERIES

STEELERS RAVENS
SERIES LEADER 21-18  
STREAKS   3 of past 4
COACHES VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 10-10 John Harbaugh: 9-9
LAST WEEK W 34-27 vs. Broncos L 34-14 vs. Chiefs
LAST REG SEA GAME 10/1/15: Ravens 23 at Steelers 20 (OT). Baltimore QB Joe Flacco throws for 189 yards & TD. Ravens K Justin Tucker kicks game-winning 52-yard FG in overtime.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/11/14: Ravens 26, Steelers 6. Baltimore QB Joe Flacco throws for 166 yards & 2 TDs with 109.3 passer rating. Ravens TE Owen Daniels has 5 catches for 28 yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREE Craig Wrolstad
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl (field reporter). Westwood One: Tom McCarthy, Ross Tucker. SIRIUS: 121 (Pit), 134 (Bal). XM: 230 (Bal).

STATS

PASSING Roethlisberger: 271-399-3369-18-12-96.4 Schaub: 52-80-540-3-4-76.0 OR

Clausen: 72-125-739-2-4-66.7

RUSHING D. Williams: 178-799-4.5-9 (T3L) Allen (R): 105-399-3.8-0
RECEIVING Brown: 116 (1C)-1586 (1L)-13.7-9 Aiken: 62-802-12.9-5
OFFENSE 402.9 (1C) 358.7
TAKE/GIVE +4 -15
DEFENSE 368.6 342.7
SACKS Heyward: 7 Dumervil: 6
INTs Mitchell: 3 J. Smith: 2
PUNTING Berry: 42.0 Koch: 47.7 (2C)
KICKING Boswell: 100 (22/23 PAT; 26/28 FG) Tucker: 110 (3C) (26/26 PAT; 28/35 FG)

NOTES

STEELERS: Aim for 11th consecutive win in December…QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER leads NFL with 6 350+ yard passing games in 2015. Needs 1 more to tie ANDREW LUCK (7 in 2014) for 3rd-most in single season. Passed for 340 yards & 6 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 136.3 rating in last meeting…In past 6, RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS is averaging 120.5 scrimmage yards per game with 6 rush TDs. Only AFC player with 750+ rush yards (799), 300+ receiving yards (301) & 9+ rush TDs (9) in 2015…In past 6, WR ANTONIO BROWN has 64 catches for 868 yards & 7 total TDs (6 rec., 1 PR), incl. 16 catches for 189 yards & 2 TDs last week. Leads AFC with 116 catches & is 1 of 2 players in NFL history with 3 consecutive 110-catch seasons (WES WELKER). WR MARTAVIS BRYANT has 15 TDs in 19 career games. In past 4, WR MARKUS WHEATON has 22 catches for 378 yards & 3 TDs…Since 2007, LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS is only NFL player with 30+ sacks (31.5) & 10+ INTs (10)…RAVENS: Have scored GW points on final play in each of 4 wins in 2015…QB MATT SCHAUB is 1-1 as starter with Ravens & has passed for 540 yards with 3 TDs. QB JIMMY CLAUSEN passed for career-high 281 yards last week & aims for 3rd in row with 270+ yards…Rookie JAVORIUS ALLEN is averaging 89 scrimmage yards per game in past 5 & has 2 TD receptions during span. RB KYLE JUSZCZYK has career-high 3 TD catches, incl. 1 last week vs. Chiefs…Last week, WR KAMAR AIKEN led team with career-highs in catches (8) & receiving yards (128), incl. career-long 48-yard TD. Aims for 8th in row with 5+ receptions. WR JEREMY BUTLER aims for 3rd in row with 60+ receiving yards…LB DARYL SMITH leads team with 110 tackles, incl. 7 last week vs. KC. LB ELVIS DUMERVIL has 8 sacks in 9 career meetings. Aims for 4th in row vs. Steelers with sack.


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