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Friday Factoid: Steelers vs. Rams Week 3 edition

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The Steelers face off against the Rams on Sunday. Check out some Friday Factoids about the two teams.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1) are taking on the St. Louis Rams (1-1) on Sunday in St. Louis, a city whose football fanbase is less enthusiastic in recent years due to the Rams performance and the possibility of a move to Los Angeles. The Steelers are coming off of a decisive victory against the 49ers in which Big Ben Roethlisberger and the offense were too much for the 49ers.

Here are a few Friday Facts about the Steelers history with the Rams during the Mike Tomlin era.

1) Wins and Losses against the Rams

2007 away W 41-24

2011 home W 27-0

2) Week 3 Record under Tomlin: 4-4

2007 vs. San Francisco W 37-16

2008 @ Philadelphia L 15-6

2009 @ Cincinnati L 23-20

2010 @ Tampa Bay W 38-13

2011 @ Indianapolis W 23-30

2012 @ Oakland L 34-31

2013 vs Chicago L 40-23

2014 @ Carolina W 37-19

3) Week 3 Record When Starting with a Week 1 Loss and Week 2 Win: 1-1

2011: Week 1 loss to Baltimore, Week 2 win against Seattle, Week 3 win against the Colts (away)

2012: Week 1 loss to Denver, Week 2 win against the NY Jets, Week 3 loss to Oakland (away)

4) Week 3 Record When Starting the Season 1-1: 2-2

2009: Loss  to Cincinnati (away)

2011: Win against the Colts (away)

2012: Loss to Oakland (away)

2014: Win against Carolina (away)

5) Last Match Up vs. Rams: December 24, 2011- 27-0

Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Charlie Batch was at the helm for the Christmas Eve shut out at Heinz Field. The Steelers scored 27 points with Batch throwing for 208 yards, 82 of which were to Mike Wallace. Rashard Mendenhall was the rushing leader, tallying 116 yards. St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson rushed for 103 yards during that game, but backup quarterback Kellen Clemens couldn't get any points on the board.

This was the game Antonio Brown set a Steelers record for the most all-purpose yards in a season.

6) Rams Season-to-Date Stats

Total Yards Per Game: 282.5

Passing Yards per Game: 211.0

Rush Yards per Game: 71.5

QB Nick Foles: 35/59, 447 yds, 2 TDS

WR Jared Cook: 132 yds, 0 TDs

RB Tavon Austin: 57 yds, 1 TD

Rushing yards allowed: 306

Passing yards allowed: 410

Sacks: 8

Field Goals: 3/3

Turnover Ratio: -1

7) Steelers Season-to-Date Stats

Total Yards Per Game: 458.5

Passing Yards per Game: 349.5

Rush Yards per Game: 109.0

QB Ben Roethlisberger: 47-65, 720 yds, 4 TDS

WR Antonio Brown: 328 yds, 2 TDs

RB DeAngelo Williams: 204 yds, 3 TDs

Rushing yards allowed: 191

Passing yards allowed: 579

Sacks: 7

Field Goals: 2/4

Turnover Ratio: 0