The Chargers quarterback could become the fourth player to break the 7,000-yard barrier in his first 25 NFL starts.
The Pittsburgh steelers they visit Los Angeles Chargers to close the Sunday day of the Week 11.
So much Steelers What Chargers They are looking for a victory that will allow them to stay in contention for a playoff spot in the American Conference.
The game is particularly special for the quarterback of the Bolts, Justin herbert, who reaches 25 career starts and could join a select group that includes two immortals.
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These are the data you should know about the match between Pittsburgh and The Angels:
They have met 31 times in the regular season (Steelers lead the series 23-8).
Each of the five triumphs of the Steelers This season they have been by a single possession (each of his three losses were by at least 9 points of difference).
Pittsburgh he’s 0-4-1 in the last five games Ben Roethlisberger didn’t start.
The last two appearances of the Chargers in Sunday night games they were also before Steelers (1-1 in those games).
Justin herbert he needs 119 passing yards to become the fourth player in history to reach 7,000 passing yards in his first 25 games as a professional.
Patrick Mahomes (8,007), Kurt Warner (7,333) and Dan Marino (7,054) are the only three quarterbacks to have passed that number in 25 NFL starts. Warner and Marino are members of the Hall of Fame.
These are the reasons to see the game between Steelers and Chargers:
Heading into their duel on Sunday night, the Chargers and Steelers They are two of the most inconsistent teams in the NFL, capable of defeating contenders and losing favorites to clearly less talented opponents. The guarantee is that they will deliver drama.
Three of the four defeats of the Chargers they have been by seven points or less and, in fact, six of their nine games this season have been defined by that margin. Pittsburgh it is not very far in that area. The last four games of the Steelers they have been defined by five points or less, including their draw against the Detroit Lions last Sunday.
The Chargers, who have fallen in three of their last four games to lose momentum in the AFC West, will seek solutions to a defense that has conceded at least 27 points in five straight games after allowing no more than 24 in any of the firsts. four of the campaign.
They will run into a Steelers full of questions. Despite the return of Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers They are 26th in the league on offense and are still looking to pass 30 points this season.
Despite the meager offensive production, Pittsburgh it has remained relevant. They have not lost in their last five games despite averaging 22 points per game. That figure might not be enough on Sunday in The Angels, due to the possible absences of three defensive starters: defensive end TJ Watt, cornerback Joe Haden and safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, all with Pro Bowl experience.
Information from AP was used in the writing of this note