OAKLAND (4-3) at PITTSBURGH (4-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
OPENING LINE - Steelers by 6
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Raiders 4-3, Steelers 4-2-2
SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 15-12
LAST MEETING - Raiders beat Steelers 21-18, Oct. 27, 2013
AP PRO32 RANKING - Raiders No. 11, Steelers No. 14
RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (20), PASS (10).
RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (2), PASS (31).
STEELERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (9), PASS (21).
STEELERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (8), PASS (26).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Raiders have won four of last five meetings since 2006. ... Oakland is looking to be over .500 at season's midway point for first time since 2001. ... Raiders haven't won consecutive road games since 2011 and haven't won consecutive games in Eastern Time Zone since 2002 (beat Cleveland in Week 3 this season) ... Raiders S Charles Woodson grabbed his 65th career interception last week, tying him with Ken Riley for fifth on NFL's all-time list. ... Oakland is third in league in yards allowed per rush (3.7). ... Raiders have not turned it over in consecutive weeks for first time since 2010. ... Steelers WR Antonio Brown needs 23 yards receiving to become fifth player in franchise history with 6,000 in career. ... Steelers lead NFL with 11 rushes for 20 yards or more. ... Pittsburgh LB Bud Dupree's four sacks are tied for most in league by rookie. ... Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has career quarterback rating of 88.0 in November, lowest of any month. ... Roethlisberger is just 9-10 against AFC West, only division he has losing record against. .. Pittsburgh's 22 sacks through eight games are team's most at midway point since 2010 (24). ... Fantasy Tip: Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams is averaging 4.9 yards per carry this season and will get heavy workload with Le'Veon Bell out for year with torn MCL in left knee.
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