Washington at Pittsburgh

 
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  • QB
    • Robert
    • Griffin III
    • #10 | Height/Weight: 6-2/222
    AttComYdsTDs
    18913316017
    QB
    • Ben
    • Roethlisberger
    • #7 | Height/Weight: 6-5/240
    AttComYdsTDs
    235155176511

    Offensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    406.3
    372.3
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    228.6
    282.2
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    177.7
    90.2
    Points Per Game
    28.7
    23.3
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    30.6
    53.8
    Time of
    Possession
    30:58
    34:49
    Redskins
    Steelers

    Defensive Matchup

    Total Yards
    Per Game
    413.7
    277.3
    Passing Yards
    Per Game
    328.4
    184.8
    Rushing Yards
    Per Game
    85.3
    92.5
    Points Per Game
    28.6
    22.0
    Third Down
    Conversion %
    44.4
    47.2
    Redskins
    Steelers
  • Washington Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    04/27/16DBDavid BrutonLegPROBABLEWashington and Bruton agreed to a contract Monday, Stephen Czarda of the team's official site reports.

    The veteran safety primarily served on special teams during his seven-year stint with the Broncos, but eight starts litter his 104 career games. Last season, he received three nods in 13 appearances before suffering a season-ending broken right fibula in Week 15, finishing with 49 tackles (37 solo), two interceptions, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and one sack. Although he missed Denver's run to Super Bowl glory, he'll have the opportunity to lock down the first regular starting gig as a professional with Washington.

    (Updated 03/15/2016)
    04/27/16DBChris CulliverKneeQUESTIONABLECulliver was released by the Redskins on Monday.

    Culliver signed a four-year, $32 million deal with the Redskins just last offseason, but made only six appearances for Washington prior to suffering a torn ACL and MCL during a November practice. Not only is Culliver a high-priced veteran coming off an injury, but the Redskins also drafted cornerback Kendall Fuller in the third round, and made a huge splash by adding All-Pro corner Josh Norman recently as well. Given those considerations, the 27-year-old Culliver was made expendable and will now look to land elsewhere prior to the season.

    (Updated 05/02/2016)
    04/27/16RBSilas ReddSuspensionSUSPENDThe NFL has suspended Redd indefinitely for a violation of the league's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Bans of this variety are due to continued positive tests, which is evident as Redd has yet to serve a four-gamer for a similar violation due to his recovery from a torn ACL and MCL. Once healthy enough to return to the field, he'll have to bide his time and do his due diligence considering NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be in charge of any reinstatement effort.

    (Updated 04/12/2016)
    07/09/14DBTanard JacksonSuspensionSUSPEND (Updated 12/31/1969)
    Pittsburgh Injuries
    DatePosPlayerInjuryNFL StatusFantasy News
    05/18/16RBLe'Veon BellKneeQUESTIONABLEBell (knee) said Tuesday he will be 100 percent healthy for the start of training camp, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Bell is already doing individual work, including running and cutting, at the first round of OTAs. Although the Steelers will likely take things slow, Bell is nearly seven months removed from tearing his MCL, which should give him more than enough to get ready for camp. Despite suffering season-ending injuries the past two years, he has a strong argument to the first running back drafted, offering an unparalleled combination of running ability, receiving skills and team context.

    (Updated 05/24/2016)
    04/08/16TELadarius GreenAnkle Green, who underwent ankle surgery following the 2015 season, expects to be ready in advance of training camp, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Green dealt with some ankle issues last season, but the situation was addressed by the procedure. The Steelers put the tight end through a physical before inking him to a four-year, $20 million deal, so evidently there's no real injury concerns on their part. In any case, Green fills a big need for the Steelers at the tight end position following the retirement of Heath Miller, who caught 60 passes for the team in 2015. While Miller -- a long-time fixture in the Pittsburgh offense -- isn't an easy act to follow, Green is viewed as a player with untapped potential, after having worked behind Antonio Gates in San Diego over the past four seasons.

    (Updated 03/10/2016)
    03/14/16WRMartavis BryantSuspensionSUSPENDBryant was never under consideration of being cut by the Steelers despite his recently imposed year-long suspension, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

    Bryant's multiple violations of the league's substance abuse policy triggered a minimum one-year suspension from the league, but the Steelers never considered releasing him, according to general manager Kevin Colbert. Instead, Pittsburgh will hope Bryant makes the necessary changes to his life to get reinstated next year, when he would have two years remaining on his contract with the team. With Bryant suspended, Steelers receivers Markus Wheaton and, more specifically, Sammie Coates, will be looked upon to take advantage of their increased opportunities this season.

    (Updated 03/21/2016)
    02/19/16DBMike MitchellShoulder Mitchell confirmed Friday that he's had surgery on his left shoulder and left hand this offseason, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

    Mitchell has been afflicted by injury throughout his two seasons with the Steelers, but no DNPs dot his game log during that stretch. In 2015, he racked up a career-high 80 tackles (58 solo), while contributing three interceptions, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. It's unclear if he'll be ready for the start of the offseason program in April, but his availability for the 2016 season doesn't appear to be in peril.

    (Updated 02/19/2016)
 
 
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