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Podcast: Breaking down Steelers vs. Chiefs Week 6 by the numbers

Who doesn’t love predictive analysis? Check out the latest podcast that offers the ideal stats for Steelers vs. Chiefs in Week 6.

Divisional Round - Pittsburgh Steelers v Kansas City Chiefs Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs are about to square off in Week 6, and the above podcast will do nothing but get you ready for the upcoming game!

Check out the details of the show:


Cynthia Frelund - NFL Network’s numbers expert

Matt “Money” Smith - NFL Network host & radio play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Chargers

Roethlisberger’s passer rating when under-pressure this season is ZERO. 62.4 is the league average this season.

Steelers’ receivers are “open” (i.e. 3+ yards of separation) 34.5% of the time. That’s twice as high as the league average, but they’re completing only 20 percent on deep passes (third worst in the league).

KC most often sends three pass rushers (and do it third-most in the league). Against three rushers, Roethlisberger’s passer rating is 103.5, while the league average is 98.6.

Marcus Peters:

2016: 3 TDs allowed, 6 INTs

2017 (so far): 4 TDs allowed, 1 INT

Score prediction: KC 28, PIT 21

The KC defense sees deep passes 8.2% of the time or twice the league average. That’s partly due to playing with a lead and partly due to opposing QBs testing Daniel Sorensen.


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