NFL Research: Cam Heyward's impact

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. 

-Heyward leads the Steelers with 3.0 sacks this season (Steelers are tied for last in NFL with 13.0 team sacks)

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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