Alex
Highsmith (#56)

LB - Pittsburgh Steelers

Age 25
Exp 3rd Season
HT/WT 6'4" / 242 LBS
Bye 9
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
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2022 Stats
GAME TACKLES FUMBLES INTERCEPTIONS
Week OPP TOT TCK AST SACK TFL SFTY FF FR TD INT PD TD
1 @CIN 9 6 3 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 NE 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @CLE 8 6 2 1.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON TACKLES FUMBLES INTERCEPTIONS
YEAR GP TOT TCK AST SACK TFL SFTY FF FR TD INT PD TD
2020 16 48 30 18 2 5.5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2021 16 74 46 28 6 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2022 3 20 14 6 4.5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Alex Highsmith - Productive against Cleveland

Highsmith totaled eight tackles (six solo), including 1.5 sacks, during the Steelers' 29-17 loss to the Browns on Thursday.

Alex Highsmith - Slated for increased role

Highsmith will take on an increased role in the Steelers' defense after T.J. Watt (pectoral) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN reports.

Alex Highsmith - Tallies three sacks

Highsmith logged nine tackles (six solo), including three sacks, and a forced fumble during Sunday's 23-20 overtime win over the Bengals.

Alex Highsmith - Set to play Week 1

Highsmith (rib) isn't listed on Wednesday's injury report, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Dealing with rib injury

Highsmith suffered a rib injury in practice Monday, Missi Matthews of the Steelers' official site reports.

Alex Highsmith - Sacks Mayfield twice

Highsmith recorded seven tackles -- including two sacks -- in Monday's 26-14 win over the Browns.

Alex Highsmith - On track for Week 15

Highsmith (quadricep) was a full practice participant Thursday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Alex Highsmith - Appears to have avoided big injury

Highsmith (quadriceps) is expected to have avoided a major injury, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Alex Highsmith - Suffered quad issue

Highsmith suffered an injury to his quadriceps and was forced out of Thursday's game against Minnesota, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Quickly ruled out

Highsmith was ruled out from returning to Thursday's game against the Vikings due to a knee injury, Dale Lolley of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Suffers knee injury

Highsmith is questionable to return to Thursday's game due to a knee injury, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Tallies six tackles

Highsmith recorded six tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 41-37 loss to the Chargers.

Alex Highsmith - Double-digit tackles Sunday

Highsmith notched 11 tackles (eight solo) during Sunday's 16-16 tie with the Lions.

Alex Highsmith - Productive against Seattle

Highsmith totaled seven tackles (two solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 23-20 win over the Seahawks.

Alex Highsmith - Not listed on injury report

Highsmith (groin) was a full participant in practice Friday and is not listed on the injury report ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Packers, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Alex Highsmith - Ruled out for Week 3

Highsmith (groin) has been ruled out ahead of Week 3, Teresa Varley of Steelers.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Groin injury resurfaces

Highsmith (groin) was back on the Steelers' injury report Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Expected to play Sunday

Highsmith (groin) will play in Sunday's season opener against Buffalo, Steelers Director of Communications Burt Lauten reports.

Alex Highsmith - Not at practice Thursday

Highsmith (groin) didn't practice Thursday, Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Alex Highsmith - Records sack Thursday

Highsmith tallied three tackles (two solo), including one sack, in the Steelers' 16-3 preseason win over the Cowboys in Thursday's Hall of Fame Game.

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