NFL Football

Steelers-Colts Capsule

By The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (6-2) at INDIANAPOLIS (3-6)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Steelers by 7 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Steelers 5-3; Colts 5-4

SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 22-6

LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Colts 28-7, Nov. 24, 2016

LAST WEEK - Steelers had bye, beat Lions 20-15 on Oct. 29; Colts beat Texans 20-14

AP PRO32 RANKING - Steelers No. 2; Colts No. 28

STEELERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (17), PASS (9)

STEELERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (14), PASS (2)

COLTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (20), PASS (23)

COLTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (17), PASS (31)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Pittsburgh has won three in row and is 4-1 on road this season. ... In Week 8, Steelers became first NFL team to win 450 regular-season games since 1970 merger. ... Steelers (minus 1) are one of two teams with winning record and negative turnover margin. Carolina (minus-8) is other. ... Pittsburgh's defense hasn't allowed TD on opening possession in 25 games, longest active streak in NFL. ... ... With 28 completions, Ben Roethlisberger will become either eighth or ninth player in league history with 4,000. Chargers QB Philip Rivers needs 16 completions. ... RB Le'Veon Bell needs one TD run to tie Terry Bradshaw (32) for No. 4, and three receptions to pass Plaxico Burress (264) for No. 9 on franchise lists. ... Bell is third in NFL with 760 yards rushing and leads league with 194 carries. ... WR Antonio Brown needs 165 yards to become first player in Pittsburgh history with five consecutive 1,000-yard seasons. He also leads NFL in yards receiving and receptions (57). ... Brown and Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton were teammates growing up in Florida. They are ranked Nos. 1 and 2 in league in yards receiving... Hilton has 19 catches for 505 yards in Indy's three wins and 15 receptions for 197 yards and no TDs in Colts' six losses. ... Indy is trying to win back-to-back games for first time since early November 2016. ... Indianapolis has lost four straight in series and has been outscored by Pittsburgh 124-51 in last three. ... Colts have been outscored 154-64 in second half this season and 99-28 in fourth quarter. ... Indy has allowed six defensive touchdowns this season. ... Jacoby Brissett will become sixth starting QB for Colts in last six games against Pittsburgh (Peyton Manning, 2008; Kerry Collins, 2011; Andrew Luck, 2014, Matt Hasselbeck, 2015; Scott Tolzien, 2016). ... Indy has allowed league-high 36 sacks after giving up 44 in 2016 and 37 in 2015. ... RB Frank Gore needs eight carries to become sixth player in NFL history with 3,100 rushing attempts. ... Only three players have placed more punts inside 20-yard line than Indy's Rigoberto Sanchez (18). ... Fantasy Tip: In Brown's last three games vs. Colts, he has 23 catches for 342 yards and seven TDs. Looks like smart play against Colts' thin secondary and No. 31 ranked pass defense.

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Updated November 9, 2017

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