Steelers vs. Browns: NFL Week 6 Capsules

 

Many thanks to maryrose for his fine post getting us pumped up for this coming weekend's game between two historic rivals - the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns. Here's a few facts and figures about the two team's rivalry over the years, as well as some basic stats about how both teams are faring thus far in the 2010 season.

SERIES

Steelers Browns
Series Leader 58-56 56-58
Streaks 12 of past 13
Coaches vs. Opponent Tomlin: 5-1 Mangini: 1-1
Last Week Bye (Wk 4: L 14-17 vs. BAL) L 10-20 vs Falcons
Last Game 12/10/09: Steelers 6 at Browns 13.  Cleveland RB Chris Jennings rushes for 73 yards & scores 1st career TD (10-yard run) as Browns snap 12-game losing streak vs. Pittsburgh.
Last Game At Site 10/18/09: Steelers 27, Browns 14.  Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger passes for 417 yards & 2 TDs.  Steelers WR Hines Ward has 8 catches for 159 yards, including 52-yard TD.
Broadcast Information TV: CBS
DirecTV: 707
Sirius: 147 (CLE) 121 (PIT)

 

STATS

Passing Roethlisberger ('09): 337-506-4,328-26-12-100.5 (2C) Wallace: 63-100-693-4-2-88.5;
Delhomme: 33-60-324-1-4-48.2
Rushing Mendenhall: 89-411-4.6-4 (T3L) Hillis: 76-350-4.6-4 (T3L)
Receiving Ward: 12-165-13.8-1 Watson (TE): 23-230-10.0-1
Offense 269.5 301.4
Takeaway/Giveaway +7 (T2L) -2
Defense 289.0 (3C) 343.2
Sacks Harrison: 3 Benard: 3.5
Interceptions Polamalu: 2 (T2C) Three tied with 1
Punting Sepulveda: 47.9 (2L) Hodges: 45.4
Kicking Reed: 32 (8/8 PAT; 8/12 FG) Dawson: 24 (9/9 PAT; 5/7 FG)
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