By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — For Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt, his successful 2020 season is continuing.
With two sacks (his 14h and 15th of the season) and three tackles, Watt moved into a place of his own in Steelers history, becoming the first player with 14 or more sacks in multiple seasons.
.@_TJWatt is the:
• 1️⃣st player in #SteelersHistory with 14.0+ sacks in multiple seasons
• 7️⃣th player to register at least 15.0 sacks & 24 TFL in a single season since 1999
• 1️⃣4️⃣th player in NFL history with at least 14.5 sacks in back-to-back seasons pic.twitter.com/6IlziVOd6J
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 28, 2020
Watt also became the 7th player to register at least 15 sacks and 24 tackles for loss in a single season since 1999.
He is just the 14th player in NFL history to record 14 & 1/2 sacks or more in back-to-back seasons as well.
The Steelers will travel to Cleveland to square off with the Browns on Sunday for their final regular season game of the season.