By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Scoring a touchdown in each game in a month certainly can lead to high praise.READ MORE: Man Shot By Troopers Drinks, Smokes Before Gunfire Erupts
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.READ MORE: Sala Udin Elected New President Of Pittsburgh Public Schools Board
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.MORE NEWS: 20-Year-Old Man Shot, Killed In Rankin
The Steelers are getting ready to take on the Chicago Bears on Monday night at Heinz Field.