Unveiling the Oddities: Steelers' Post-win stats vs. Rams revealed

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George Pickens Milestones

George Pickens is now only the 3rd Steelers wide receiver in team history to have over 107 receiving yards against the Rams. It was the most receiving yards against the Rams since Antonio Brown posted 108 receiving yards in 2015. Only Santonio Holmes has more, as he put up 133 in a Steelers win on December 12, 2007. Interestingly, however, the person with the most receiving yards in a game against the Rams was not a wide receiver. It was tight end Elbie Nickel who had 202 receiving yards in the game against the Rams on December 12, 1952.

Adding to George Pickens's milestone In the Rams game, Pickens became the 4th Steelers receiver in Steelers history to have four 100-yard receiving games through 23 games. He falls behind JuJu Smith-Schuster’s seven games of 100-plus receiving yards in his first 23 games and Martavius Bryant, who had five, and Pickens is tied with Louis Lipps with four games with over 100 receiving yards in their first 23 games.

Doinking it off the uprights

The Rams missed not only an extra point but two field goals in Sunday's game (which oddly was the difference in the score). It was only their 2nd missed extra point in series history against the Steelers, as the only other missed extra point against the Steelers occurred on September 13, 1964. Adding to Brett Maher's misery, he missed two of the three field goal attempts. It was the first time the Rams had done that against the  Steelers since October 29, 1990, when the Rams lost a Monday night game to the Steelers.