RECORDS & AWARDS
NFL FOOTBALL: PITTSBURGH STEELERS (7-6) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (7-6)
December 12, 2012Richmond High School
STEELERS: Have won 12 of past 14 vs. NFC…For career against Cowboys, QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER is 2-0 with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 102.4 rating. Is 23-10 (.697) as starter in Dec. Has 29,151 pass yards, most in Steelers annals. RB JONATHAN DWYER rushed for 107 yards in only meeting vs. NFC this season (vs. Was.)…WR MIKE WALLACE posted 14th 100-yard receiving game of career last week. Has 10 TDs in 15 career games vs. NFC…WR EMMANUEL SANDERS has career-high in rec. (41) & yards (585)…TE HEATH MILLER (398) needs 2 receptions to join HINES WARD & HOFer JOHN STALLWORTH as only Steelers to reach 400 career. Has 7 TD rec., tied for most in career (7 in ’07)…Defense allows NFL-low 262.4 yards per game…LB JAMES HARRISON (62) has 2nd-most sacks by Steeler since 1982 (JASON GILDON, 77). LB LARRY FOOTE leads team with 91 tackles…DE ZIGGY HOOD aims for 3rd straight game with sack…S TROY POLAMALU had INT in last game vs. Dal. Steelers are 24-3 (.889) when Polamalu has at least 1 INT in game…COWBOYS: QB TONY ROMO has 3,928 pass yards & needs 72 yards to reach 4,000 for 4th time. Has only 3 4,000-yard seasons in team history. Has won 4 of past 5 starts vs. AFC. Aims for 4th win at home vs. AFC…RB FELIX JONES is only active player in NFL with 60+ yard rush TD, 70+ yard rec. TD & 90+ yard KR-TD. When RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 18+ att., Cowboys are 9-0. Has 992 rush yards (110.2 per game) in those 9…WR DEZ BRYANT has 33 catches for 525 yards (105 per game) & 7 TDs in past 5. Aims for 6th in row with TD. In past 3 vs. AFC, has 29 catches for 290 yards (96.7 per game) & 4 TDs. In past 5 at home, has 39 catches for 603 yards (120.6 per game) & 5 TDs. TE JASON WITTEN has 84 catches (8.4 per game) since Oct. 1, 2nd most in NFL during that span. Since 2007, has 536 catches, most by NFL TE…LB DE MARCUS WARE has 19.5 sacks in past 19 vs. AFC. Has 36.5 sacks in past 32. Has 102.5 sacks since 2006, most in NFL. LB ANTHONY SPENCER has 5 sacks in past 4. Had 2 sacks last week.