PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt needs 1 1/2 sacks on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens to break Michael Strahan’s single-season record.
The Steelers also have a chance to reach the playoffs with a win and some help elsewhere in the league.
Watt has 21 1/2 sacks this season, the most by any NFL player since Kansas City’s Justin Houston had 22 in 2014.
Watt signed a contract in September that made him the highest-paid defender in the league. It’s been money well spent for the Steelers, who are 8-3 when Watt plays a full game and 0-4-1 when he sits or is limited because of injury.
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