Carolina Panthers

Pittsburgh Steelers at a glance

Pittsburgh Steelers

Coach: Mike Tomlin

Key Stats

4 Consecutive wins for Pittsburgh over the Panthers, dating to a loss to Carolina in 1996. In the teams’ most recent meeting, Ben Roethlisberger passed for 320 yards in a 27-3 victory on Dec. 23, 2010, in Pittsburgh.

108 Roethlisberger’s passer rating in two starts, both wins, vs. Carolina. ‘Big Ben’ has thrown for 445 yards with two TDs and no interceptions vs. Panthers.

304 AFC-leading yards from scrimmage (168 rushing, 136 receiving) for RB Le’Veon Bell, who has had three consecutive games of at least 100 yards from scrimmage, dating to last season.

Starting Lineup

Offense

WR 84 Antonio Brown
LT 68 Kelvin Beachum
LG 73 Ramon Foster
C 53 Maurkice Pouncey
RG 66 David DeCastro
RT 77 Marcus Gilbert
TE 83 Heath Miller
WR 11 Markus Wheaton
QB 7 Ben Roethlisberger
FB 46 Will Johnson
RB 26 Le’Veon Bell

Defense

LDE 97 Cameron Heyward
NT 90 Steve McLendon
RDE 96 Cam Thomas
LOLB 93 Jason Worilds
LILB 50 Ryan Shazier
RILB 94 Lawrence Timmons
ROLB 95 Jarvis Jones
LCB 28 Cortez Allen
RCB 24 Ike Taylor
SS 43 Troy Polamalu
FS 23 Mike Mitchell

Special Teams

K 6 Shaun Suisham
P 9 Brad Wing
KO 6 Shaun Suisham
H 9 Brad Wing
PR 84 Antonio Brown
KOR 13 Dri Archer

Injuries

DOUBTFUL: WR Dri Archer (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: G Ramon Foster (ankle). PROBABLE: WR Martavis Bryant (shoulder), DE Brett Keisel (not injury related), NT Steve McLendon (shoulder), TE Heath Miller (not injury related), WR Lance Moore (groin), S Troy Polamalu (not injury related).

Schedule/Results

Date Opponent W-L/Time TV
September
7 Cleveland W 30-27
11 at Baltimore L 26-6
21 at Carolina 8:30 NBC
28 Tampa Bay 1 FOX
October
5 at Jacksonville 1* CBS
12 at Cleveland 1* CBS
20 Houston 8:30 ESPN
26 Indianapolis 4:25* CBS
November
2 Baltimore 8:30 NBC
9 at N.Y. Jets 1* CBS
17 at Tennessee 8:30 ESPN
23 Bye
30 New Orleans 1* FOX
December
7 at Cincinnati 1* CBS
14 at Atlanta 1* CBS
21 Kansas City 1* CBS
28 Cincinnati 1* CBS

NOTE: * Time subject to change.

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