Steelers Vs. Saints: NFL Week 8 Game Capsules

I hope everyone's had a nice work/school week and is looking forward to the weekend. There's still some time to squeeze in a bit more content before the Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints square off Sunday night, so let's get to it beginning with an overview of the teams' series history, as well as up-to-date season stats for both teams.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (5-1) AT NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (4-3)

SERIES

STEELERS

SAINTS

SERIES LEADER

7-6

 

STREAKS

3 of past 4

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Tomlin: 0-0

Payton: 0-1

LAST WEEK

W 23-22 at Dolphins

L 30-17 vs. Browns

LAST GAME

11/12/06: Saints 31 at Steelers 38. Pittsburgh RB Willie Parker runs for 213 yards & 2 TDs as Steelers overcome 24-17 halftime deficit.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/6/02: Saints 32, Steelers 29. New Orleans RB Deuce McAllister rushes for 123 yards & 2 TDs, including 52-yard score, as Saints hold off late Steelers comeback attempt.

BROADCAST

NBC (7:20 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Andrea Kremer (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Dave Simms, James Lofton, Scott Kaplan (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 127 (WW1), 125 (Pit.), 126 (NO). XM: 104 (WW1), 102 (Pit.), 103 (NO).

STATS

PASSING

Roethlisberger: 35-54-559-5-1-122.4

Brees: 200-287-2,029 (1C)-14 (T1L)-10-91.4 (2C)

RUSHING

Mendenhall: 131-532-4.1-5

Ivory (R): 59-325-5.5-0

RECEIVING

Ward: 24-350-14.6-3

Colston: 40-452-11.3-1

OFFENSE

300.7

371.9

TAKE/GIVE

+8 (T2L)

-5

DEFENSE

299.3 (2C)

288.4 (3L)

SACKS

Harrison: 5

Ellis: 3

INTs

Polamalu: 2

4 tied: 1

PUNTING

Sepulveda: 46.8 (3C)

Morstead: 47.6 (1C)

KICKING

Reed: 47 (14/14 PAT; 11/15 FG)

Hartley: 31 (13/13 PAT; 6/10 FG)

 

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