With Steelers DE Cam Heyward (torn pectoral) being ruled out for the rest of the 2016 on Tuesday, NFL Research takes a look back at some key stats from his career.
Cam Heyward profile
-Age: 27 years old
-NFL experience: 6th season
-College: Ohio State
-Drafted in 1st round (31st overall) in 2011 NFL Draft
Heyward's impact on Steelers' defense
-In two games played without Heyward this season (Weeks 6-7), the Steelers defense allowed 181.0 rush YPG and 418.0 total YPG.
-In seven games played with Heryward this season, the Steelers defense allowed 80.3 rush YPG and 370.1 total YPG.
Steelers' best pass rushers since 2011
-James Harrison: 27.5 sacks
-Cameron Heyward: 25.0
-Jason Worilds: 23.5
-Lawrence Timmons: 18.5
-LaMarr Woodley: 18.0
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