TJ Watt sets Pittsburgh Steelers one-season sack record; Ben Roethlisberger finished 5th with all-time NFL passing yards

PITTSBURGH – The score doesn’t necessarily suggest it, but Sunday was a record-setting day for Pittsburgh Steelers in them Win 19-13 via Tennessee Titans.

Outsiders TJ Watt set the Steelers franchise’s record for one-season games against the Titans on Sunday afternoon, two decades after James Harrison set it with the same team.

Watt’s third quarter Ryan Tannehill Has given him 17 league tops this season, eclipsing Harrison’s record of 16 bags set in 2008. With 66.5 covers in his career, Watt is the player with the most covers. third most in the first five seasons since 1982. Only Reggie White (81). and Watt’s brother, JJ Watt (74,5), there are many more.

TJ Watt is back on Sunday after missing a big part in the previous December 9 loss Minnesota Vikings groin injury.

Earlier in the game, midfielder Ben Roethlisberger reached a milestone of its own. With a 3 meter long pass to Najee Harris in the second quarter, Roethlisberger overtook Philip Rivers to place fifth on the NFL’s all-time passing yards list with 63,443 yards.

“It means I’ve been playing for a long time,” Roethlisberger said earlier in the week of the prospect of passing Rivers. “Those are the things you look back on and reflect on after you’re done. Whenever you go there – I would even call him a legend, he was in my draft class, but still a player. good football and a legend. It’s great, but we haven’t played for a long time.”

However, the news is not good for the Steelers. They lost tight ends Pat Freiermuth to a concussion.

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