Coach Tomlin Comments on Growth of Receivers Washington, Rogers

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin during his weekly press conference. December 18, 2018 (Clyde Harris / Golden Sky Media)
PITTSBURGH (GSM) – Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster left practice with a groin injury this week. He intends on playing against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, despite being listed as questionable.

In head coach Mike Tomlin’s weekly press conference, Brian Cook asked about two young wideouts who could also be worked into the mix this weekend, after their performance on Dec. 16 against the New England Patriots.

New Orleans Saints lead the all-time series against the Steelers 8-7-0. The last time the teams met was November 30, 2014, final score: Saints 35 @ Steelers 32 at Heinz Field.

Tomlin Gives Insight on Young Receivers James Washington; Eli Rogers

PITTSBURGH (GSM) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster left practice with a groin injury this week. He intends on playing against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, despite being listed as questionable.

In head coach Mike Tomlin’s weekly press conference, Brian Cook asked about two young wideouts who could also be worked into the mix this weekend, after their performance on Dec. 16 against the New England Patriots.

Steelers Face Jaguars on the Road

Line of scrimmage in the 2017 AFC Divisional playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Jacksonville Jaguars. January 14, 2018 at Heinz Field. (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – The Steelers and Jaguars meet for the third time within a year.

In the 2007 season Pittsburgh lost the regular season game 30-9 and the AFC Divisional playoff game 45-42. Both games took place at Heinz Field.  Sunday, the two teams meet again, this time at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville.

Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone and Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin shake hands. (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

The Jacksonville Jaguars lead the all-time series 14-11-0.

From the Pittsburgh Steelers:

A LOOK AT THE COACHES
Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
Overall regular-season record: 122-62-1 (.662)/12th season
Regular-season record with Pittsburgh: 122-62-1 (.662)/12th season
Playoff Record/Years: 8-7 (.533)/eight years

Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach Doug Marrone
Overall regular-season record: 29-30 (.492)/fi fth season
Regular-season record with Jacksonville: 14-13 (.519)/third season
Playoff Record/Years: 2-1 (.667)/one year

 

Steelers Have Convincing Win Against Panthers

Pittsburgh Steelers

PITTSBURGH (GSM) – The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Carolina Panthers 52-21 on Thursday Night Football. This was highest amount of points any one team has scored at Heinz Field.

In a one-sided game, Pittsburgh had 7 different players score touchdowns in the game. Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger connected on a 75-yard touchdown on the first play of their opening drive. Also finding the endzone were Vance McDonald, James Conner, Antonio Brown, Jesse James and Jaylen Samuels.

Steelers tight end Jesse James scores on an 8-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger in the 52-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. November 8, 2018 (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

Roethlisberger was perfect from the pocket as he secured a 158.3 passing percentage. The best in his career.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (Brian Cook / Golden Sky Media)

The Steelers have Jaguars and Broncos on the road before they return to Heinz Field on December 2 to face the Chargers.