Saturday, September 21, 2013
By the numbers: Bears-Steelers
By Scott Brown
PITTSBURGH – Here is a quick-hit look at the Sunday night game that will pit two of the NFL's most storied franchises -- the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Chicago Bears -- against one another at Heinz Field:
1: Sacks by Steelers.
1: Times Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been sacked.
2: Sacks by Bears.
3.1: Average yards per rush allowed by the Steelers.
3.5: Yards per carry for Bears running back Matt Forte.
5: Touchdown passes Cutler has thrown in two career games against the Steelers.
5: Interception returns for touchdown by Bears cornerback Charles Tillman since 2011.
5: Bears’ NFL rank in scoring (tied with Detroit Lions at 27.5 points per game).
9: Consecutive victories for the Steelers against NFC teams at Heinz Field.
9: Times Cutler had been sacked through the first two games in 2012.
9.5: Steelers' average points through two games.
28: Steelers’ conversion percentage on third down.
33: Players who have rushed for more than 75 yards, the Steelers’ total rushing output in two games.
42: Consecutive games, including playoffs, in which Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has caught at least one pass.
50: Turnovers forced by Bears since 2012, tops in the NFL.
51.9: Conversion rate allowed by Bears on third down, tied with Rams for worst in the NFL.