Steelers N Stuff Pre-Game Warm Up :Week 9 Raiders at Steelers

SNSPGWUThe Pittsburgh Steelers are home at Heinz Field to take on the Oakland Raiders.Let’s take a look at the Pre-game Warm up…

Pittsburgh Steelers (4-4) vs. Oakland Raiders (4-3)

Date: Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET

Site: Heinz Field (68,400)• Pittsburgh, Pa

Playing Surface: Natural Grass

TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2)

Announcers: Ian Eagle (play-by-play) Dan Fouts (color analyst) Evan Washburn (sideline)                                                                                                                                

Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)

Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play) Tunch Ilkin (color analyst) Craig Wolfley (sideline)

◊Game Notes:

The Line: Steelers -4.5 Over/Under:48.5

♦Weather: Mostly sunny. Cool. 52 °F, Wind: 2.68 mph/SW

♦Injury Report

OUT
LB Terence Garvin (Knee)
TE Matt Spaeth (Knee)
OUT
LB Neiron Ball (Knee)
DOUBTFUL
No players listed
DOUBTFUL
No players Listed
QUESTIONABLE
No players listed
QUESTIONABLE
CB TJ Carrie (Shoulder/Hip)
PROBABLE
S Will Allen (Ankle)
WR Martavis Bryant (Illness)
CB William Gay (Not Injury Related)
LB James Harrison (Not Injury Related)
TE Heath Miller (Not Inury Related)
S Mike Mitchell (Concussion)
DE Stephon Tuitt (Knee)
QB Mike Vick (Hamstring)
WR Markus Wheaton  (Ankle)
PROBABLE
DE Khalil Mack (Hamstring)
S Taylor Mays (Ankle)
S Charles Woodson (Shoulder/Knee)
S Larry Asante (Knee)

♦Coaches

Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin

Overall regular-season record: 86-50 (.632)/ninth season

Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 86-50 (.632)/ninth season

Playoff Record/Years: 5-4/fi ve years

 

 

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio

Overall regular-season record: 72-74 (.493)/10th season

Regular-season record with Oakland: 4-3 (.571)/1st season

Playoff Record/Years: 0-6/six years

♦Stats

                                                                                        

AVG. YDS (RK)               CATEGORY AVG. YDS (RK)
265.6 (9th) Pass Off. 223.4 (20th)
99.7 (20th) Rush Off. 125.8 (9th)
302.1 (30th) Pass Def. 269.5 (26th)
82.9 (2nd) Rush Def. 97.0 (8th)

 

STEELERS-RAIDERS SERIES HISTORY

Series History: Series began in 1970

Overall Regular Season: Raiders lead, 12-9

At Pittsburgh: Even, 5-5

At Oakland: Raiders lead, 7-4

Neutral Sites: n/a

Streak: Raiders won previous two meetings

Last Regular-Season Meeting: Oct. 27, 2013, at Oakland Oakland 21, Pittsburgh 18

Postseason Series: Even, 3-3

Last Post-Season Meeting: Jan. 1, 1984, at Los Angeles Los Angeles 38, Pittsburgh 10 (preseason and postseason record not included in overall series record)

Players to Watch…

♦QB Ben Roethlisberger had three interceptions last week,the Raiders pass defense ranks 30th in the NFL. Look for Roethlisberger to bounce back this week.

♦ The Steelers picked up kick/punt returner Jacoby Jones from the waiver wire.Will he make a difference in the return game?

♦DE Stephon Tuitt is expected back after nursing a knee injury. It will be interesting to see how he holds up.

♦ The Steelers running game will be with out RB Le’Veon Bell. It’s now up to DeAngelo Williams and company to step up and fill the void.

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