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Steelers By The Numbers

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The summer is winding down, the evenings are cooler and the smell of fall is in the air... which can only mean one thing in Pittsburgh: Steelers season is upon us. As Training Camp comes to en end, PSR looks ahead.

0: Number of Steelers defenders with more than 2 interceptions in 2011


1: Number of fullbacks likely to make the roster. After David Johnson's knee injury in the first preseason game, it looks like the job is Will Johnson's to lose


5: Number of years remaining on head coach Mike Tomlin’s contract after his recent extension


6: The number of players who were placed on the PUP (Physically Unable to Play) list upon arriving at training camp


11: Seconds into overtime it took Tim Tebow and the Broncos to end the Steelers season last year


11: Total number of interceptions by the Steelers


23: Total number of field goals made in 2011 by Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham


24: The pick at which Steelers’ first-rounder David DeCastro was selected in the 2012 NFL DraftPhoto by Ronald Vezzani Jr.


30: Age of Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger


35: Sacks by the Steelers defense in 2011


36: Touchdowns scored last season


42: Sacks allowed by the Steelers offensive line


53: Number of active roster spots for the Steelers going into the 2012-2013 season


75: Defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau’s age on Sept. 9


80: Number of seasons the Pittsburgh Steelers have been in existence


100: Completion percentage of receiver Emmanuel Sanders and punter Daniel Sepulveda in 2011


123: Number of times Antonio Brown was targeted in the passing game last season, tops on the team


341: Total number of first downs picked up by the Black and Gold last year.


1,903: Total number of rushing yards in 2011


4,054: Total number of passing yards by the Pittsburgh offense a season ago


5,957: Total offensive yards in 2011


2.7 million: Number of dollars the Steelers tendered to wide receiver Mike Wallace as a restricted free agent. Wallace declined to take that offer and has yet to show up at training camp


Photo by Vincent Pugliese42.5 million: The total value of wide receiver Antonio Brown’s newly signed five-year contract.

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