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Steelers Own NFL’s Top Scoring Defense after Week 11



The Pittsburgh Steelers have the No. 1 scoring defense in the NFL after the games of Week 11 have all been completed.

After giving up just three points in Sunday’s dominant performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Steelers’ defense has allowed 174 points in 10 games, for a league-best 17.4 points per game. 

The Los Angeles Rams have the league’s second-best unit and saw their points per game figure rise to 19.2 points per game after giving up 24 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday Night Football.

The Steelers’ Week 12 matchup on Thursday will be a battle of top defenses, as division rival Baltimore is ranked third in the league with 19.5 points per game allowed.

From a yardage standpoint, the Steelers are fifth, having allowed 306.9 yards per game. They’re this in passing yards against per game (203.5) and seventh in rushing yards against per game (103.4).

Here are the top 10 scoring defenses after Week 11:

Pittsburgh Steelers 17.4
Los Angeles Rams 19.2
Baltimore Ravnes 19.5
Miami Dolphins 20.2
Indianapolis Colts 20.8
Chicago Bears 20.9
Kansas City Chiefs 21.4
New Orleans Saints 22.2
Washington Football Team 22.7
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23.0