NFL Week 12 Preview: Pittsburgh visits Cincinnati at 1:00 p.m.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (5-4-1)
AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (6-4)

SUNDAY, NOV. 28, 2021 // 1:O0 PM ET // PAUL BROWN STADIUM // REFEREE: BILL VINOVICH

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 138 (Pit.), 82 (Cin.) | XM: 381 (Pit.), 227 (Cin.) | SXM App: 826 (Pit.), 806 (Cin.)

Paul Brown Stadium Interior view 2017 photo. By JonRidinger – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https commons.wikimedia.org

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Steelers lead all-time series, 65-37
STREAKS: Bengals have won past 2
LAST GAME: 9/26/21: Bengals 24 at Steelers 10
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/21/20: Bengals 27, Steelers 17

PITTSBURGH STEELERS LEADERS

L 41-37 at L.A. Chargers LAST WEEK

Mike Tomlin: 23-7 COACH VS. OPP.

21.4/22.6 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

328.0 OFFENSE

Ben Roethlisberger: 224-343-2,259-13-4-91.7 PASSING

Najee Harris (R): 188-685-3.6-5 RUSHING

Diontae Johnson: 59-714-12.1-4 RECEIVING

367.3 DEFENSE

T.J. Watt: 12.5 SACKS

Four tied: 1 INTs

-2 (9/11) TAKE/GIVE

Pressley Harvin (R): 44.4 (39.2) PUNTING (NET)

Chris Boswell: 82 (19/20 PAT; 21/22 FG) KICKING

STEELERS NOTES

QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER completed 28 of 44 atts. (63.6 pct.)
for 273 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 103.7 rating last week. Has
9 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 104.3 rating in his past 5. Aims for 3rd in
row with 2+ TD passes & 100+ rating. Passed for season-high
318 yards in Week 3 meeting.
• RB NAJEE HARRIS had 59 scrimmage yards (39 rush, 20 rec.)
& rushed for TD last week. Has rush TD in 3 of past 4 & 75+
scrimmage yards in 8 of past 9. Aims for 4th in row on road
with rush TD. Had 142 scrimmage yards (career-high 102 rec.,
40 rush) with 14 catches & rush TD in Week 3 meeting. Leads
rookies in scrimmage yards (1,022), rush yards (685) & rush TDs
(5). RB BENNY SNELL rushed for 84 yards & TD in last road
meeting. Aims for 3rd in row at Cin. with 100+ scrimmage yards.
• WR DIONTAE JOHNSON had 7 catches for 101 yards & TD last
week. Aims for 3rd in row with 80+ rec. yards & 6th in row with
5+ catches. Has rec. TD in 3 of 4 career games vs. Cin. WR CHASE
CLAYPOOL had 5 catches for 93 yards in Week 11. Had 9 catches
for 96 yards in Week 3 meeting. Rookie TE PAT FREIERMUTH had
TD catch last week & has rec. TD in 3 of past 4. Had TD catch in
Week 3 meeting. Leads rookie TEs with 5 rec. TDs.
• LB T.J. WATT aims for his 6th in row vs. Cin. with sack. Has 5.5
sacks in 3 road games this season. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 12.5
sacks in 2021. LB ALEX HIGHSMITH had 1.5 sacks in Week 11. CB
CAMERON SUTTON led team with career-high 10 tackles & had
1st INT of season last week. Had PD in last road meeting.

CINCINNATI BENGALS LEADERS

LAST WEEK W 32-13 at Las Vegas

COACH VS. OPP. Zac Taylor: 2-3

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 26.8/21.6

OFFENSE 354.1

PASSING Joe Burrow: 215-315-2,645-21-11-101.6

RUSHING Joe Mixon: 180-759-4.2-9

RECEIVING Ja’Marr Chase (R): 47-867-18.4-8

DEFENSE 352.9

SACKS Trey Hendrickson: 9.5

INTs Logan Wilson: 4

TAKE/GIVE -3 (11/14)

PUNTING (NET) Kevin Huber: 46.7 (40.9)

KICKING Evan McPherson (R): 74 (29/30 PAT; 15/18 FG)

BENGALS NOTES

• QB JOE BURROW completed 20 of 29 atts. (69 pct.) for 148
yards & TD for 92.3 rating last week. Has 250+ pass yards in
6 of past 7. Passed for 3 TDs vs. INT & 122.9 rating in Week 3
meeting. Has 2+TD passes in 5 of his past 6 starts at home. Has
3+ TD passes & 110+ rating in 2 of 3 starts vs. division in 2021.
• RB JOE MIXON rushed for 123 yards & 2 TDs last week, his 6thcareer game with 2 rush TDs. Aims for 8th in row with TD &
3rd in row with 110+ scrimmage yards, 2nd-longest active TD
streak in NFL. Rushed for 90 yards in Week 3 meeting. Has
75+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5 vs. Pit. Ranks 4th in NFL
with career-high 9 rush TDs.
• WR JA’MARR CHASE (rookie) had TD catch last week & has rec.
TD in 3 of past 4. Had 4 catches for 65 yards & career-high
2 TDs in Week 3 meeting. Has 75+ rec. yards in 3 of 4 2021
home games. Has 315 rec. yards (105 per game) & 3 rec. TDs in
3 games vs. division this season. Leads rookies with 867 rec.
yards & 8 rec. TDs. WR TYLER BOYD had 6 catches for 49 yards
last week & has 5+ catches in 2 of past 3. Had rec. TD in Week
3 meeting. WR TEE HIGGINS has 75+ rec. yards in 2 of past 3.
• DE TREY HENDRICKSON had sack & FF last week & aims for
7th in row with sack, longest active streak in NFL. Had sack in
Week 3 meeting. LB SAM HUBBARD had sack & 1st FR of season
in Week 11. Aims for 3rd in row with sack. Had sack in Week 3
meeting. LB LOGAN WILSON is 1 of 4 AFC LBs with 5+ tackles in
10+ games in 2021. Had career-high 2 INTs in Week 3 meeting.

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