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Multiple team and league records were broken in the Steelers win over the Broncos

There were several records broken in Week 2 for the black-and-gold.

Denver Broncos v Pittsburgh Steelers Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images

The Steelers 26-21 victory moved the Steelers to 2-0 on the season. Not only did the Steelers pick up the victory but some its players/coaches moved up all-time lists or broke records.

Ben Roethlisberger continued his climb up the all-time leader boards. As a matter of fact Roethlisberger did it twice. Firstly, with his second quarter touchdown pass to Chase Claypool, Ben Roethlisberger took over sole possession of seventh place in all-time touchdown passes. Overtaking fellow 2004 draftee, Eli Manning. Roethlisberger would throw another touchdown on the day and now totals 368 touchdown throws.

Roethlisberger again passed Manning on another all-time list, and again it was on a throw to Chase Claypool. When Claypool hauled in an eight yard reception early in the fourth quarter, Roethlisberger gained the seventh all time place in career passing yards. Philip Rivers is the next name above Roethlisberger on the list, and Dan Marino follows. If Rivers was to not throw another pass this season, their is a slight chance that Roethlisberger can end the year fifth all time.

Roethlisberger again made history but this time sharing the honor with Steelers head coach, Mike Tomlin. Sundays victory against the Broncos marked the duos 117th victory with one another. The win total supplants Dan Marino and Don Shula for third all time for a head coach/quarterback duo. Only Bill Belichik/Tom Brady and Sean Payton/Drew Brees rank above Roethlisberger and Tomlin.

Steelers rookie wide receiver Chase Claypool made some history of his own. Not only did he play a part in the records set above, but the rookie put his own name in the record books. Chase Claypool’s 84 yard touchdown in the second quarter was the longest reception made by a Canadian in NFL history. Only two games into the youngsters career, Claypool, will have many opportunities to great his own record again.

Lastly, JuJu Smith-Schuster broke the 3,000 receiving yard barrier against the Broncos. Smith-Schuster becomes the fourth youngest player to do so in their career. Behind just Mike Evans, Larry Fitzgerald, and Randy Moss