Najee Harris cracks Steelers record versus the Bengals in Week 3
The Steelers offense struggled mightily in their misfortune to the Cincinnati Bengals. One of only a handful of exceptional brilliant spots was the play of Najee Harris, who contributed 142 yards, driving the group in both hurrying and getting yards multi week after he recorded the main Steelers score.
Najee Harris caught 14 passes for 102 yards for the Steelers in Week 3, and those 14 gatherings are another newbie record for a solitary game. The Steelers tenderfoot record was 8 receptions in a solitary game for quite a while, Henry Minarik set the standard in the wake of being drafted in the eighth round of the 1951 draft. He set it in the last round of the Steelers’ 1951 season, a game that was likewise the last round of his NFL profession, as he suffered an eye injury in instructional course in 1952.
While other Steeler newbies would tie the record throughout the long term, it would stay unbeaten until Minarik was 90 years of age, when JuJu Smith-Schuster broke the record in the last round of the 2017 Steelers season.
JuJu Smith-Schuster would just need to delay until he was 24 to see his record fall. Najee Harris, in his third NFL game, turned into a significant focal point of a Steelers offense that main set up two scoring drives in 11 possibilities.
While it’s anything but a record Najee Harris is probably going to celebrate after such a flattening misfortune, it is an imperative accomplishment and may assist with putting the couple of passes he ought to have gotten and didn’t into point of view.
Looking forward, Najee Harris currently has 20 gatherings for 149 yards and a score. That puts him 42 gatherings behind the Steelers new kid on the block season record of 62 set last year by Chase Claypool, Harris needs to average 3 gatherings a game the remainder of the period to tie the record, in case he is sound for a large portion of the period he is probably going to claim the season record also.
What does this all mean? On one hand it implies the Steelers have a decent recipient in their new kid on the block running back, then again it implies they need to track down another approaches to move the ball. Regardless of whether your running back is Marshall Faulk you should have the option to run the ball or get a few beneficiaries creating in the passing game. In any case, until further notice, how about we all make an honest effort to enjoy some time off from the wretchedness of this misfortune to the Cincinnati Bengals to show respect to the Steelers new tenderfoot single-game getting record holder, Najee Jerome Harris. Possibly he can get 15 gatherings later this season in a game the Steelers actually win.