By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Scoring a touchdown in each game in a month certainly can lead to high praise.

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That’s the case for Steelers’ rookie running back Najee Harris who was named the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Month for October.

Harris, a 2021 NFL Draft first-round pick of the Steelers, racked up four touchdowns, one per game, in weeks 4-8.

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He recorded 88 carries for 356 yards and three rushing touchdowns. Harris also had 17 receptions for 124 yards and a receiving touchdown.

His 356 rushing yards in October ranked fifth overall in the league while his 480 yards from scrimmage were good for eighth overall.

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The Steelers are getting ready to take on the Chicago Bears on Monday night at Heinz Field.