STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Steelers allowed Ravens to rush for 157 yards last week. … Ben Roethlisberger 2-0 as starter against Carolina with 445 yards passing and two TDs. … Roethlisberger needs 313 yards passing to reach 35,000 for career. … Steelers have only one TD in five trips inside opponent’s 20. … RB LeVeon Bell has AFC-high 304 yards from scrimmage. … WR Antonio Brown has at least five catches and 50 yards in 18 straight games. … Rookie LB Ryan Shazier had 11 tackles vs. Ravens. … LB Jason Worlds has five sacks in past six games. … Previous time Panthers started 3-0 was 2003 when they went to Super Bowl. … Panthers have won eight straight at home. … Panthers have six takeaways and no turnovers in two games. … QB Cam Newton threw for 281 yards last week against Detroit in first game back from fractured ribs. … RB DeAngelo Williams (thigh) missed last week after gaining 72 yards rushing in Week 1. RB Jonathan Stewart will start if Williams doesn’t play. … WR Kelvin Benjamin leads NFC receivers with 138 yards. … TE Greg Olsen averaging 17.3 yards per catch. … WR Jerricho Cotchery led Steelers with 10 TD catches in 2013. … LB Luke Kuechly has NFL-best 340 tackles since 2012. … CB Antoine Cason had 10 tackles, two forced fumbles and recovery in win over Detroit. … DE Mario Addison had 2 1/2 sacks against Lions with DE Greg Hardy deactivated. Hardy will not play against Steelers.
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