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2016 NFL League Leaders: Many Steelers among the NFL elite through Week 10

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Where do individual Steelers rank among the league leaders in major categories?  

Dallas Cowboys v Pittsburgh Steelers Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images

Once again, not much to cheer about in Pittsburgh football. The Steelers are struggling, but they still have some players among the league leaders. See where your favorite Steeler ranks among the top 50 below in each category.

OFFENSE

TEAM OFFENSE:

Net Total Yards Per Game:

427.7 YPG-Leader: New Orleans

#11 Pittsburgh-370.1 YPG

Net Passing Yards Per Game:

322.7 YPG-Leader: New Orleans

#4 Pittsburgh-279.4 YPG

Net Rushing Yards Per Game:

161.0 YPG-Leader: Dallas

#25 Pittsburgh-90.7 YPG

Points Per Game:

32.0 PPG-Leader: Atlanta

#15 Pittsburgh-23.8 PPG

PASSING

*Completions:

263-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#14 Ben Roethlisberger-205

#41 Landry Jones-29

*Completions %:

72.9%-Leader: Tom Brady-NE

#14 Ben Roethlisberger-64.7%

*Passing Yards:

3,247-Leader: Matt Ryan-Atl

#16 Ben Roethlisberger-2,357

#41 Landry Jones-281

*Touchdown Passes:

24-Leader: Matt Ryan-Atl and Drew Brees-NO

#5t Ben Roethlisberger-20

#41t Landry Jones

*Interceptions Thrown:

13-Leader: Ryan Fitzpatrick-NYJ

#11t Ben Roethlisberger-7

#35t Landry Jones-1

*Times Sacked:

33-Leader: Andrew Luck-Ind

#23t Ben Roethlisberger-14

#49t Landry Jones-0

*QB Rating:

125.5-Leader: Tom Brady-NE

#10 Ben Roethlisberger-98.8

*Average Passing Yards Per Game:

332-YPG Leader: Drew Brees

#6 Ben Roethlisberger-295 YPG

RUSHING

*Yards:

1,005-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#23 Le'Veon Bell-433

#39 Deangelo Williams-276

*Yards Per Attempt:

5.7 YPC-Leader: Jay Ajayi-Mia

#20 Le'Veon Bell-4.3 YPC

#35 DeAngelo Williams- 3.7 YPC

*20+ Yard Rushes:

8-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal and Jay Ajayi-Mia

#41t Le'Veon Bell-1

#41t Darius Heyward-Bey-1

*Rushing Touchdowns:

12-Leader: LeGarrette Blount-NE

#23t Deangelo Williams-3

#49t Darius Heyward-Bey-1

#49t Ben Roethlisberger-1

#49t Le’Veon Bell-1

*Average Rushing Yards Per Game:

111.7 YPG-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#11 Le'Veon Bell-72.2 YPG

#39 Deangelo Williams-39.4 YPG

*First Downs:

58-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#27t Deangelo Williams-15

#27t Le'Veon Bell-19à

RECEIVING

*Receptions:

69-Leader: Antonio Brown

#26-Le'Veon Bell-45

*Targets:

108-Leader: Mke Evans-TB

#2 Leader: Antonio Brown-105

*Receiving Yards:

1,105 Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#4 Antonio Brown-831

*Average Yards Per Catch:

21.6 YPC-Leader: Rob Gronkowski-NE

#2 Sammie Coates-21.3 YPC

*Receiving Touchdowns:

8-Leaders: Mike Evans-TB and Jordy Nelson-GB

#3 Antonio Brown-7

#40t Jesse James-3

*20+ Yard Receptions:

21-Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#6t Antonio Brown-12

#31t Sammie Coates-7

#43t Eli Rogers-6

*Average Receiving Yards Per Game:

110.5 YPG-Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#4 Antonio Brown-92.3 YPG

#40 Le'Veon Bell-60.0 YPG

*First Downs

49-Leader: Mike Evans-TB

#3 Antonio Brown-42

SCORING

*Points:

100-Leader: Matt Bryant-Atl

#36t Chris Boswell-48

#42t-Antonio Brown-42

*Total Touchdowns:

12-Leader: LeGarrette Blount-NE

#11t Antonio Brown-7

#44t Deangelo Williams-4

KICKING

*Field Goals Made:

23-Leader: Caleb Sturgis-Phi and Matt Bryant-Atl

#31t Chris Boswell-9

*Field Goal Percentage:

100%-Leader: Adam Vinatieri-Ind and Justin Tucker-Bal

#31t Chris Boswell-69.2%

*Longest Field Goal

60 Yards-Chandler Catanzaro-Ari

#24 Chris Boswell-49 Yards

RETURNS

Average Kickoff Return:

27.4 YPR-Leader: Devin Hester-Bal

Non Qualifier: Justin Gilbert-23.0 YPR

Non Qualifier: Fitzgerald Toussaint-22.4 YPR

Non Qualifier: Sammie Coates: 20.3 YPC

Longest Kickoff Return:

99 yards-Leader: Jordan Todman-Ind

#34t Fitzgerald Toussaint-33 yards

#38t Justin Gilbert-32 yards

Touchdowns:

1-Leader: Jordan Todman, Josh Huff-Phi, Kenyan Drake-Mia and Wendell Smallwood-Phi

Average Punt Return:

16.9 YPR-Leader: Jamison Crowder-Was

Non Qualifier: Antonio Brown-11.1 YPR

Non Qualifier: Eli Rogers-7.5 YPR

Longest Punt Return:

85-Leader: Jamison Crowder-Was and Andre Roberts-Det

#18 Antonio Brown-33

#41t Eli Rogers-15

Touchdowns:

2-Leader: Marcus Sherels-Min

PUNTING:

Punts:

46-Leader: Bradley Pinion-SF

#15 Jordan Berry-43

Longest Punt:

78 Yds-Leader: Brad Nortman-Jax and Johnny Hekker-LA

#18t Jordan Berry-63 Yds

Average Yards Per Punt:

50.8 YPP-Leader: Pat McAfee-Ind

#15 Jordan Berry-46.0 YPP

Net Yards Per Punt:

45.4 YPP-Leader: Sam Martin-Det

#15 Jordan Berry-40.3 YPP

Punts Inside-the-20:

28-Leader: Johnny Hekker-LA

#9 Jordan Berry-17

DEFENSE

TEAM DEFENSE

Net Total Yards Allowed Per Game:

281.6 YPG-Leader: Baltimore

#25 Pittsburgh-380.8 YPG

Net Passing Yards Allowed Per Game:

194.3 YPG-Leader: Denver

#24 Pittsburgh-278.1 YPG

Net Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game:

71.3 YPG-Leader: Baltimore

#15 Pittsburgh-102.7 YPG

Points Per Game Allowed:

16.9 PPG-Leader: Minnesota

#14t Pittsburgh-2.9 PPG

Giveaways/Takeaways

+14-Leader: Kansas City

#15t Pittsburgh: 0

Combined Tackles:

94-Leader: Christian Kirksey-94

#30t-Lawrence Timmons-64

Sacks:

10.0 Leader: Lorenzo Alexander-BUF and Dee Ford-KC

No Steelers Ranked in Top 50

Interceptions:

5-Leader: Marcus Peters-KC and Casey Hayward-GB

No Steelers Ranked in Top 50

Passes Defended

15-Leader: Marcus Peters-KC

#21t Ross Cockrell-8

#48t Artie Burns-6

Forced Fumbles:

4-Leader: Bruce Irvin-Oak, Vic Beasley Jr.-Atl and Keanu Neal-Atl

#13t James Harrison-2

#13t Stephon Tuitt-2

#13t Steven Johnson-2

#13t Ryan Shazier-2

#13t Anthony Chickill-2

Fumbles Recoveries:

3-Leader: Marcus Peters-3

#19t Cameron Heyward-1

#19t Robert Golden-1

#19t Ross Cockrell-1

#19tJarvis Jones-1

#19t Greg Warren-1

#19t Ryan Shazier-1