By the numbers: Steelers-Titans

October, 11, 2012
10/11/12
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A look at some "smart stats" from our friends at ESPN Stats & Information:

0 -- Times that Ben Roethlisberger was sacked Sunday against the Eagles. It's the first time he hasn’t been sacked in a game since Week 17 in 2010. The Steelers are 13-0 in games when Roethlisberger isn’t sacked dating back to his rookie season.

2 -- Teams who have allowed at least 30 points in their first five games. Those two teams are the 2012 Titans, who play the Steelers on Thursday night, and the 1954 Cardinals. No team has ever allowed at least 30 points in their first six games.

3 -- Games without an interception for Roethlisberger. If he doesn’t throw an interception Thursday, he’ll tie the longest streak of games without one for his career (Weeks 14-17 in 2010 and Weeks 1-5 in 2010).

5 -- Touchdown passes by Roethlisberger last October when the Steelers routed the Titans, 38-17. Two of them went to Hines Ward.

6 -- Wins for the Steelers in nine meetings with the Titans. The Steelers have won three straight against Tennessee after losing seven straight to the Titans/Oilers from 1997 to 2000.

15 -- Victories by the Steelers in 20 games in October under coach Mike Tomlin. That's a .750 winning percentage.

25 -- Yards per carry ranking for Titans running back Chris Johnson out of 27 players with at least 50 carries in 2012. Johnson is averaging 2.88 yards per attempt. He has less than 25 rushing yards in four of five games this season.

53.2 -- Third-down conversion rate for the Steelers, which is tops in the NFL.

123 -- Season-high yards rushing for the Steelers on Sunday after entering the game averaging 65 yards rushing per game (which was 31st in the NFL).

Jamison Hensley

ESPN Ravens reporter

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