Posted Nov 12, 2012

Defense Limits Steelers Offense: The Chiefs held the Steelers to 249 net yards of total offense in the contest. It was the first time that Pittsburgh has been held to fewer than 250 yards of offense since the Steelers were held to 210 yards against Baltimore (10/3/10). It was only the second time all season that Pittsburgh’s been held under 300 net offensive yards.

Johnson’s Defensive Performance: LB Derrick Johnson forced a fumble of RB Isaac Redman. It was his first forced fumble of the season and the 17th of his career. His 17 forced fumbles rank him fourth all time in Chiefs history. He registered 13 tackles (12 solo) in the game. It marks his third double-digit tackle performance of the season. With those 13 tackles, he now has 827 career tackles, tying DB Kevin Ross (827) for fifth in team history.

Bowe Moves Up Yardage Chart: WR Dwayne Bowe caught four passes for 55 yards (13.8 avg.) in tonight’s game, moving into sixth place all-time in team history with 5,553 career receiving yards. He passed E Chris Burford (5,505) for sixth.

Charles Hits 100: RB Jamaal Charles carried the ball 23 times for 100 yards (4.3 avg.) with one rushing touchdown in tonight’s contest. The game marks his third 100-yard rushing performance of the season and the 13th of his career. The rushing touchdown was his third of the season and the 15th of his career. All three of Charles’ touchdown rushes in 2012 have been 10 or more yards (91, 37, 12).

Moeaki’s Career Day: TE Tony Moeaki recorded three catches for a career-high 68 yards (22.7 avg.), including a career-long 38-yard reception in the first quarter from QB Matt Cassel. Moeaki’s previous long reception was a 34-yard catch.

Houston’s Day on Defense: LB Justin Houston recorded a sack (-3.0 yards) of QB Ben Roethlisberger. He now has 7.0 sacks for the season and has 12.5 career QB takedowns. He also forced a TE David Paulson fumble. It was his first forced fumble of 2012 and his second career forced fumble. He added seven tackles (five solo).

Bailey’s Fumble Recovery: DL Allen Bailey recovered a RB Isaac Redman fumble. It is his first fumble recovery of the season and his second career fumble recovery.

Wylie Sees Kickoff Return Duty: WR Devon Wylie saw his first NFL action as a kick returner. He returned three kickoffs for 68 yards (22.7 avg.) in tonight’s contest.

Colquitt’s Punting: P Dustin Colquitt punted eight times for 337 yards and landed five of those punts inside the 20-yard line. All three are season-high marks for 2012.

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