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Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)


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@ Cin
L 17-27
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vs. Ind
W 28-24
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@ Cle
L 22-24
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vs. Cle
L 37-48
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Steelers' Highsmith back in mix with NFL's top pass rush

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith seeks consistency heading into his second NFL season.

He's also excited to be back in the mix with the NFL's top-ranked pass rush.

Highsmith closed the 2020 season opposite T.J. Watt as the Steelers' starting right outside linebacker. This season, Highsmith will compete for additional playing time on the right side with newly signed veteran outside linebacker Melvin Ingram.

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AFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Pittsburgh 1240.750
x-Baltimore 1150.688
x-Cleveland 1150.688
Cincinnati 4111.281
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: B. Roethlisberger3803
Pass TDs: B. Roethlisberger33
Rush Yds: J. Conner721
Rush TDs: J. Conner6
Rec Yds: D. Johnson923
Rec TDs: C. Claypool9
Int: M. Fitzpatrick4
Sacks: T. Watt15.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5354 (25)
Passing Yards: 4129 (16)
Rushing Yards: 1351 (32)
Points per game: 26.0 (12)
Yards per game: 334.6 (25)
Touchdowns: 47 (13)
Field Goals: 23 (23)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4893 (3)
Passing Yards: 3494 (3)
Rushing Yards: 1783 (11)
Points per game: 19.5 (3)
Yards per game: 305.8 (3)
Touchdowns: 35 (3)
Field Goals: 20 (6)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/9 T. Carter signed
4/7 J. Jones signed One-year contract (through 2021)
4/1 T. Alualu re-signed/unrest FA Two-year contract (through 2022)
3/31 J. Miller signed
3/31 M. Sexton signed
3/30 K. Ballage signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/30 R. Coward signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/29 J. Berry re-signed/unrest FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/24 R. Spillane re-signed/excl. FA One-year contract (through 2021)
3/24 J. Haeg signed/unrest FA Two-year contract (through 2022)
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/3 B. Roethlisberger not injury related (Out)
1/3 C. Boswell groin (Out)
1/3 T. Edmunds shoulder (Out)
1/3 C. Heyward not injury related (Out)
1/3 T. Watt not injury related (Out)
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