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League Leaders: Steelers among the NFL’s finest through Week 13

Where do individual Steelers and the team rank among the top 40 in each NFL category? We have it right here.

NFL: New York Giants at Pittsburgh Steelers Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

As the Pittsburgh Steelers see an upswing in their play down the stretch, individual players have found themselves climbing the rankings in their respective categories. The Steeler offense and defense are making big moves too. Check it out below.



Net Total Yards Per Game:

428.7 YPG-Leader: New Orleans

#11 Pittsburgh-366.8 YPG

Net Passing Yards Per Game:

319.4 YPG-Leader: New Orleans

#8 Pittsburgh-264.6 YPG

Net Rushing Yards Per Game:

161.9 YPG-Leader: Buffalo

#18 Pittsburgh-102.3 YPG

Points Per Game:

32.2 PPG-Leader: Atlanta

#12 Pittsburgh-24.2 PPG



357-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#15t Ben Roethlisberger-266

*Completions %:

71.4%-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#14 Ben Roethlisberger-65.0%

*Passing Yards:

3,913-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#15t Ben Roethlisberger 3,034

*Touchdown Passes:

30-Leader: Drew Brees-NO

#4t Ben Roethlisberger-25

*Interceptions Thrown:

15-Leader: Blake Bortles-Jax

#13t Ben Roethlisberger-8

*Times Sacked:

36-Leader: Andrew Luck-Ind

#29t Ben Roethlisberger-16

*QB Rating:

113.1-Leader: Tom Brady-NE

#9 Ben Roethlisberger-99.4

*Average Passing Yards Per Game:

326-YPG Leader: Drew Brees

#10 Ben Roethlisberger-276 YPG



1,285-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#10 Le'Veon Bell-817

*Yards Per Attempt:

5.5 YPC-Leader: LeSean McCoy-BUF

#9 Le'Veon Bell-4.5 YPC

*20+ Yard Rushes:

11-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

*Rushing Touchdowns:

13-Leader: LeGarrette Blount-NE

#31t Deangelo Williams-3

#31t Le’Veon Bell-3

*Average Rushing Yards Per Game:

107.1 YPG-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#2 Le'Veon Bell-90.8 YPG

#39t Deangelo Williams-39.4 YPG

*First Downs:

76-Leader: Ezekiel Elliott-Dal

#10 Le'Veon Bell-40



88-Leader: Antonio Brown and Larry Fitzgerald-Ari

#21t-Le'Veon Bell-63


139-Leader: Mike Evans-TB

#2 Leader: Antonio Brown-128

*Receiving Yards:

1,253-Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#3 Antonio Brown-1,052

*Average Yards Per Catch:

21.6 YPC-Leader: Rob Gronkowski-NE

*Receiving Touchdowns:

11-Leaders: Antonio Brown

*20+ Yard Receptions:

24-Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#4 Antonio Brown-17

*Average Receiving Yards Per Game:

104.4 YPG-Leader: Julio Jones-Atl

#5 Antonio Brown-87.7 YPG

*Yards After Catch

488 YAC-Leader: Le'Veon Bell

#31-Antonio Brown-284

*First Downs

64-Leader: Mike Evans-TB

#3 Antonio Brown-54



118-Leader: Matt Bryant-Atl

#31t Antonio Brown-66

#37t Chris Boswell-62

*Total Touchdowns:

15-Leader: David Johnson-Ari

#5 Antonio Brown-11


*Field Goals Made:

28-Leader: Justin Tucker-Bal and Dustin Hopkins-Was

#30t Chris Boswell-12

#34 Randy Bullock-3

*Field Goal Percentage:

100%-Leader: Justin Tucker-Bal

#29t Chris Boswell-75.0%

*30-39 Yard Field Goals

11/12 Leader: Cairo Santos-KC

#24t Chris Boswell-6/7

#34 Randy Bullock 2/2

*40-49 Yard Field Goals

11/11-Leader: Justin Tucker-Bal

#9t Chris Boswell-6/7

#32 Randy Bullock 1/1

*50+ Yard Field Goals

8/8-Leader: Justin Tucker-Bal

#NR Chris Boswell-0/2

*Longest Field Goal

60 Yards-Chandler Catanzaro-Ari

#26 Chris Boswell-49 Yards

#33 Randy Bullock-44 Yards


Average Kickoff Return:

30.5 YPR-Leader: Cordarrelle Patterson-Min

Non Qualifier: Justin Gilbert-23.0 YPR

Non Qualifier: Antonio Brown-23.0 YPR

Non Qualifier: Fitzgerald Toussaint-22.4 YPR

Non Qualifier: Sammie Coates: 21.2 YPC

Longest Kickoff Return:

104 yards-Leader: Cordarrelle Patterson-Min

#39t Fitzgerald Toussaint-33 yards


1-Leader: Cordarrelle Patterson-Min, Jordan Todman, Josh Huff-PhI/TB, Kenyan Drake-Mia, Tyreek Hill-KC and Wendell Smallwood-Phi

Average Punt Return:

15.4 YPR-Leader: Jamison Crowder-Was

Non Qualifier: Antonio Brown-10.7 YPR

Longest Punt Return:

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

#19 Antonio Brown-33


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

Fair Catches:

24-Leader: Jeremy Kerley-SF

#12t Antonio Brown-13



72-Leader: Bradley Pinion-SF and Johnny Hekker-LA

#17t Jordan Berry-54

Longest Punt:

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

#19t Jordan Berry-63 Yds

Average Yards Per Punt:

50.0 YPP-Leader: Pat McAfee-Ind

#17 Jordan Berry-45.4 YPP

Net Yards Per Punt:

45.8 YPP-Leader: Johnny Hekker-LA

#19 Jordan Berry-39.9 YPP

Punts Inside-the-20:

40-Leader: Johnny Hekker-LA

#10t Jordan Berry-20



Net Total Yards Allowed Per Game:

296.1 YPG-Leader: Baltimore

#14 Pittsburgh-348.3 YPG

Net Passing Yards Allowed Per Game:

192.7 YPG-Leader: Denver

#19 Pittsburgh-256.3 YPG

Net Rushing Yards Allowed Per Game:

73.8 YPG-Leader: Baltimore

#6 Pittsburgh-92.0 YPG

Points Per Game Allowed:

16.2 PPG-Leader: Seattle

#7 Pittsburgh-19.7 PPG


+14-Leader: Kansas City

#10t Pittsburgh: +4

Combined Tackles:

127-Leader: Bobby Wagner-Sea

#22t-Lawrence Timmons-89


13.5 Leader: Von Miller-Den

#39t James Harrison-5


7-Leader: Casey Hayward-SD

#23t-Artie Burns-2

Passes Defended

17-Leader: Casey Heyward-SD

#16t Ross Cockrell-11

#32t Artie Burns-9

Forced Fumbles:

5-Leader: Vic Beasley Jr.-Atl

#8t Ryan Shazier-3

#23t James Harrison-2

#23t Stephon Tuitt-2

#23t Steven Johnson-2

#23t Anthony Chickilo-2

Fumbles Recoveries:

4-Leader: Kiko Alonso-Mia

#28t Cameron Heyward-1

#28t Robert Golden-1

#28t Ross Cockrell-1

#28t Jarvis Jones-1

#28t Greg Warren-1

#28t Ryan Shazier-1

#28t Javon Hargrave-1