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AFC North Standings

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4-3-0 7-3-0
4-2-0 6-4-0
3-3-0 5-4-1
3-4-0 6-5-0

Top Alex Highsmith News

  • Steelers' Alex Highsmith: Tallies six tackles

    Highsmith recorded six tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 41-37 loss to the Chargers.

    Highsmith has played at least 78 percent of the Steelers' defensive snaps in each of the last five games, and he led the team in sacks during Sunday's narrow loss. Across his first nine appearances of the season, the 2020 third-rounder has totaled 45 tackles (23 solo) and three sacks.

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  • Steelers' Alex Highsmith: Double-digit tackles Sunday

    Highsmith notched 11 tackles (eight solo) during Sunday's 16-16 tie with the Lions.

    Highsmith recorded a season-high 11 tackles Sunday, but he only has 39 total tackles through eight appearances this season. The second-year linebacker likely isn't a viable IDP option in standard leagues.

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  • Steelers' Alex Highsmith: Productive against Seattle

    Highsmith totaled seven tackles (two solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 23-20 win over the Seahawks.

    Highsmith failed to record any sacks across his first four appearances of the season, but he got to quarterback Geno Smith on two occasions in Sunday's overtime victory. He's recorded at least four tackles in four of his five appearances in 2021 and has totaled 21 tackles (11 solo) and 1.5 sacks during that time.

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  • Steelers' Alex Highsmith: Not listed on injury report

    Highsmith (groin) was a full participant in practice Friday and is not listed on the injury report ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Packers, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

    Highsmith was a limited participant in practice Wednesday and Thursday, but he appears ready to return to action after registering a full practice Friday. The 24-year-old played 42 defensive snaps and recorded four tackles in each of the first two games of the season. He will likely see a similar workload against the Packers in Week 4.

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  • Steelers' Alex Highsmith: Ruled out for Week 3

    Highsmith (groin) has been ruled out ahead of Week 3, Teresa Varley of Steelers.com reports.

    Highsmith dealt with a groin injury throughout training camp, but he was removed from the injury report ahead of Week 1 and logged 88 defensive snaps over the first two weeks of the season. The 24-year-old's groin injury resurfaced as he landed on the injury report during Tuesday's practice, and he will now be sidelined for Week 3. It's unclear if the issue will keep him out for an extended period.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 242 lbs
Birthplace: USA
Age: 24
Class: Sophomore