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2016 NFL League Leaders: Steelers among the NFL elite through Week 11

See where your favorite Steelers rank among the top 40 in each category.

NFL: New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Team performances are most paramount in the National Football League, but individual performances are very interesting to monitor. Antonio Brown is leading the league in catches, well others have been moving up the charts quickly lately. Check out the leaders and where the Steelers rank among them below.



Net Total Yards Per Game:

422.0 YPG-Leader: New Orleans

#12 Pittsburgh-364.4 YPG

Net Passing Yards Per Game:

316.8 YPG-Leader: New Orleans

#7 Pittsburgh-268.2 YPG

Net Rushing Yards Per Game:

157.8 YPG-Leader: Buffalo

#23 Pittsburgh-96.2 YPG

Points Per Game:

32.0 PPG-Leader: Atlanta

#15 Pittsburgh-23.8 PPG



298-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#13t Ben Roethlisberger-228

#41 Landry Jones-29

*Completions %:

71.0%-LeaderDrew Brees-NO

#15 Ben Roethlisberger-64.6%

*Passing Yards:

3,277-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#18 Ben Roethlisberger-2,524

*Touchdown Passes:

26-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#5t Ben Roethlisberger-20

*Interceptions Thrown:

13-Leader: Ryan Fitzpatrick-NYJ and Blake Bortles-Jax

#14t Ben Roethlisberger-7

#38t Landry Jones-1

*Times Sacked:

35-Leader: Andrew Luck-Ind

#27t Ben Roethlisberger-14

*QB Rating:

123.3-Leader: Tom Brady-NE

#12 Ben Roethlisberger-96.3

*Average Passing Yards Per Game:

328-YPG Leader: Drew Brees

#8 Ben Roethlisberger-280 YPG



1,102-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#16 Le'Veon Bell-579

*Yards Per Attempt:

6.4 YPC-Leader: Tyrod Taylor-BUF

#16 Le'Veon Bell-4.5YPC

#35 DeAngelo Williams- 3.7 YPC

*20+ Yard Rushes:

9-Leader: Jay Ajayi-Mia

*Rushing Touchdowns:

12-Leader: LeGarrette Blount-NE

#27t Deangelo Williams-3

#37t Le’Veon Bell-1

*Average Rushing Yards Per Game:

110.2 YPG-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#6 Le'Veon Bell-82.7 YPG

#39 Deangelo Williams-39.4 YPG

*First Downs:

64-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#17t Le'Veon Bell-28

#40t Deangelo Williams-15



77-Leader: Antonio Brown

#18t-Le'Veon Bell-53


122-Leader: Mke Evans-TB

#2 Leader: Antonio Brown-115

*Receiving Yards:

1,105 Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#4 Antonio Brown-907

*Average Yards Per Catch:

21.6 YPC-Leader: Rob Gronkowski-NE

#2 Sammie Coates-21.3 YPC

*Receiving Touchdowns:

9-Leaders: Jordy Nelson-GB

#3 Antonio Brown-7

*20+ Yard Receptions:

21-Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#5t Antonio Brown-13

*Average Receiving Yards Per Game:

110.5 YPG-Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#4 Antonio Brown-90.7 YPG

*First Downs

55-Leader: Mike Evans-TB

#2t Antonio Brown-47



100-Leader: Matt Bryant-Atl

#33 Chris Boswell-58

*Total Touchdowns:

12-Leader: LeGarrette Blount-NE and David Johnson-Ari

#12t Antonio Brown-7


*Field Goals Made:

23-Leader: Caleb Sturgis-Phi, Justin Tucker-Bal, Dustin Hopkins-Was, Cairo Santos-KC and Matt Bryant-Atl

#27t Chris Boswell-12

*Field Goal Percentage:

100%-Leader: Justin Tucker-Bal

#29t Chris Boswell-75.0%

*Longest Field Goal

60 Yards-Chandler Catanzaro-Ari

#25 Chris Boswell-49 Yards


Average Kickoff Return:

32.0 YPR-Leader: Cordarrelle Patterson-Min

Non Qualifier: Justin Gilbert-23.0 YPR

Non Qualifier: Fitzgerald Toussaint-22.4 YPR

Non Qualifier: Sammie Coates: 20.3 YPC

Longest Kickoff Return:

104 yards-Leader: Cordarrelle Patterson-Min

#37t Fitzgerald Toussaint-33 yards


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

Average Punt Return:

16.3 YPR-Leader: Jamison Crowder-Was

Non Qualifier: Antonio Brown-10.7 YPR

Non Qualifier: Eli Rogers-7.5 YPR

Longest Punt Return:

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

#18 Antonio Brown-33


2-Leader: Marcus Sherels-Min and Andre Roberts-Det



60-Leader: Bradley Pinion-SF

#17t Jordan Berry-46

Longest Punt:

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

#19t Jordan Berry-63 Yds

Average Yards Per Punt:

50.3 YPP-Leader: Pat McAfee-Ind

#14 Jordan Berry-46.3 YPP

Net Yards Per Punt:

45.8 YPP-Leader: Sam Martin-Det

#18 Jordan Berry-40.3 YPP

Punts Inside-the-20:

33-Leader: Johnny Hekker-LA

#12t Jordan Berry-17



Net Total Yards Allowed Per Game:

287.4 YPG-Leader: Arizona

#22 Pittsburgh-363.6 YPG

Net Passing Yards Allowed Per Game:

190.2 YPG-Leader: Arizona

#26 Pittsburgh-267.9 YPG

Net Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game:

76.0 YPG-Leader: Baltimore

#9 Pittsburgh-95.7 YPG

Points Per Game Allowed:

17.3 PPG-Leader: Seattle

#12t Pittsburgh-21.5 PPG


+13-Leader: Kansas City and Minnesota

#11t Pittsburgh: +2

Combined Tackles:

108-Leader: Bobby Wagner-Sea

#26t-Lawrence Timmons-72


10.0 Leader: Lorenzo Alexander-Buf, Cliff Avril-Sea and Dee Ford-KC

No Steelers Ranked in Top 50-Stephon Tuitt leads team with 3.5


5-Leader: Marcus Peters-KC, Landon Collins-NYG and Casey Hayward-GB

#16t-Artie Burns-2

Passes Defended

15-Leader: Marcus Peters-KC

#22t Artie Burns-9

#31t Ross Cockrell-8

Forced Fumbles:

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

#5t Ryan Shazier-3

#16t James Harrison-2

#16t Stephon Tuitt-2

#16t Steven Johnson-2

#16t Anthony Chickilo-2

Fumbles Recoveries:

3-Leader: Marcus Peters-3 and Kiko Alonso-Mia

#22t Cameron Heyward-1

#22t Robert Golden-1

#22t Ross Cockrell-1

#22t Jarvis Jones-1

#22t Greg Warren-1

#22t Ryan Shazier-1

#22t Javon Hargrave-1