Almost helped his team make history, Najee Harris was able to make its own history in Pittsburgh Steelers’36-28 lose Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. During the game, Pittsburgh’s rerun was broken Le’Veon Bell’s rookie franchise record for most total yards achieved in a season. Harris has a versatile 1,270 yards in 13 games this season. Bell amassed 1,259 yards in the same amount of games during his rookie season in 2013.
As you can see below, Harris’ numbers across 13 games are roughly the same numbers Bell put out in his rookie campaign.
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Pittsburgh’s highest draft race since the Steelers picked Bell in the second round of the 2013 draft, Harris is likely to mimic the success Bell had during his time with the Steelers. Harris has shown the same level of versatility this season, as he is currently second to his former college teammate Jaylen Waddle for the most receptions among rookies.
Harris offered solid numbers in Thursday night’s loss to the Vikings. For the first time this season, Harris caught and ran to score points while dashing 94 yards on 20 executions. Harris’s play in the second half was a key contributor to the Steelers’ nearly eliminating what should have been the biggest comeback of the season. NFL History. After going down 29-0, the Steelers lead 36-28 By Ben Roethlisberger pass the final area Pat Freiermuth About the last game of the game did not finish playing.
If not injured, Harris would pass the Hall of Fame, behind Franco Harris for the franchise’s rookie record for fastest pitches. Franco Harris dashed 1,055 yards in a 14-game regular season in 1972. Harris ended his sensational rookie season by recording the “Immaculate Reception” that sent Pittsburgh to a playoff win Firstly.
https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/steelers-najee-harris-breaks-leveon-bells-franchise-rookie-record-for-most-total-yards/ Steelers’ Najee Harris breaks Le’Veon Bell franchise rookie record for most total yards