Hear from Ryan Shazier and David DeCastro. How frustrating does this Steelers team make you? World-beaters one week and then lose the next. If Steelers win out, they make the playoffs but at Bengals and Broncos at home next two weeks.
Around the NFL with Russell Baxter & Steelers talk with Ken Laird and Josh Taylor. Postgame interviews with Cam Heyward, Ramon Foster and Antonio Brown.
James Harrison, Brandon Boykin are up for the Frank Walker Law Defensive Player of the Week. Hear from Boykin after the game to talk about his pick and his first substantial playing time.
Steelers blow out Colts but they are still outside of AFC Playoffs, looking at contenders schedules the rest of the way. Pirates at Winter Meetings and Pitt in the Military Bowl.
From Steelers PR- TEAM
• Pittsburgh improved to 7-5 overall, 5-2 at home and 4-4 vs. AFC opponents in 2015.
• The Steelers are now 16-6 against the Colts in regular-season history (11-2 at home).
• Pittsburgh has won each of its last three games vs. Indianapolis (Sept. 25, 2011: 23-20 and Oct. 26, 2014: 51-34).
• The Steelers improved to 4-0 vs. the Colts on Sunday Night Football (2-0 at home).
• Pittsburgh has won each of its five previous Sunday Night Football games.
• Pittsburgh is now 86-32-1 in the regular season at Heinz Field since the stadium opened in 2001, and 62-27-0 in interconference home games vs. AFC teams at Heinz Field.
• The Steelers have scored 30 points or more in five of 12 games in 2015, including each of the previous four.
• Pittsburgh has scored 30 points or more in four consecutive games for the first time in a single season in team history. It is the team’s first 30-point four game streak in any four game stretch since 1973-74 (Dec. 9, 1973-Sept. 22, 1974).
• The Steelers had a 300-yard passer (Ben Roethlisberger), a 100-yard rusher (DeAngelo Williams) and two 100-yard receivers (Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant) for the first time since 2014 (Dec. 7 at Cincinnati).
• Pittsburgh has posted 450 net yards in four consecutive games in a single season, tying an NFL record for most consecutive 450-yard games in a single-season (Kansas City: 2004, Miami: 1984 and Houston: 1961).
• The Steelers improved to 7-of-10 on two-point attempts in 2015, following a Ben Roethlisberger to Will Johnson conversion in the second quarter.
• Pittsburgh has set an NFL record for the most successful two point attempts in a single-season with seven (Miami, 1994 and Minnesota, 1997: 6).
• The Steelers posted five sacks for the fourth time in 2015 and increased its season total to 35
• Pittsburgh recorded its fourth red zone takeaway in 2015 – all interceptions – courtesy of a Jarvis Jones interception at the Steelers’ 1-yard line in the first quarter.
• The Steelers had two interceptions in the first quarter – its first opening quarter of a game with two interceptions since Sept. 26, 2004 vs. Miami. It was the defense’s sixth opening quarter of a game with two interceptions since 1991.
• The defense held the Colts to less than 100 rushing yards to mark the seventh time the team hasn’t allowed 100 rushing yards by an opponent in its 12 games in 2015.
Head Coach Mike Tomlin
• Is now 89-51 during the regular season, including 52-19 at home.
• Improved to 28-16 in primetime regular season games, 15-7 at home, (13-8 on Sunday Night Football, 7-4 at home), since being named the team’s head coach in 2007.
• Has led Pittsburgh to three consecutive wins vs. Indianapolis, improving his record to 3-1 against the Colts in the regular season (2-1 at home).
• Has led the Steelers to its fifth home win in 2015, extending his streak to nine consecutive seasons of at least five home wins since being named the team’s head coach in 2007.
• Is now 23-12 in the month of December as the Steelers’ head coach (16-6 at home).
• Is now 67-13 when the Steelers hold a lead at halftime.
QB Ben Roethlisberger
• Completed 24-of-39 passes for a game-high 364 yards with four touchdowns and zero interceptions for a passer rating of 126.4.
• Improved to 110-55 as a starter during the regular season, including 63-21 at home.
• Increased his Steelers’ franchise record for most wins as a starting quarterback to 110 (Terry Bradshaw, 107).
• Is now 3-2 against Indianapolis in the regular season as a starter (2-1 at home).
• Has completed 64-of-88 passes for 886 yards with 10 touchdowns and zero interceptions for a passer rating of 142.5 in his last two games vs. Indianapolis (Oct. 26, 2014 and Dec. 6, 2015).
• Has completed 201 passes in 2015 to mark his 10th consecutive season with 200 completions and joins Brett Favre (19), Drew Brees (14), Peyton Manning (13), Jim Kelly (11), Eli Manning (11), Dan Fouts (10) and Philip Rivers (10) as the eighth player in NFL history with 10 straight seasons with 200 completions.
• Has thrown for 2,707 yards in 2015 to mark his 10th consecutive season with 2,500 passing yards and joins Brett Favre (19), Peyton Manning (13), Drew Brees (12), Jim Kelly (11), Eli Manning (11), Dan Fouts (10) and Philip Rivers (10) as the eighth player in NFL history with 10 straight seasons of 2,500 passing yards.
• Totaled 364 passing yards, his 43rd 300-yard passing game of his career during the regular season, extending his franchise record.
• Eclipsed 300 passing yards for the third time in his career against the Colts in five starts, including each of the past three (Sept. 25, 2011: 364 and Oct. 26, 2014: 522).
• Has thrown for 300 or more yards in each of the last four games, the longest active streak in the NFL (Week 9: 334, Week 10: 379 and Week 12: 456) and a new career-long streak (three consecutive games, four previous occasions).
• Has thrown for 350 passing yards or more for the third straight game, matching a career-long streak (Nov. 30-Dec. 14, 2014).