NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger has passed Terry Bradshaw as the Pittsburgh Steelers' career passing leader, and he needed fewer games to reach that mark.
Roethlisberger came into Thursday night's game with Tennessee needing 286 yards to tie Bradshaw's 27,989 yards passing. Bradshaw did that in 168 games, and Thursday night was Roethlisberger's 119th career game.
The current Steelers quarterback came into the game with 27,703 yards passing, and he passed Bradshaw with a 17-yard completion to Heath Miller with about 3:00 left in the third quarter. That gave him 291 yards passing.

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Giants vs. Jets Preseason Pick Will tonight's Giants and Jets matchup at 7:30PM ET be low-scoring for bettors?
Thumbnail Eagles vs. Colts Preseason Pick Will the Colts hand the Eagles their first loss this preseason when the two teams meet at 7:00PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Chiefs vs. Bears Preseason Pick Will the Chiefs win their first preseason game of 2016 when they visit the Bears today at 1:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Lions vs. Ravens Pick Can the Baltimore Ravens stay unbeaten in the NFL Preseason when they host the Detroit Lions tonight at 7PM ET?
Thumbnail Steelers vs. Saints Preseason Pick The line has jumped two full points in tonight's preseason matchup between the Steelers and Saints at 8:00PM ET. Will tonight be...
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages