Alex
Highsmith (#56)

LB - Pittsburgh Steelers

Age 26
Exp 5th Season
HT/WT 6'4" / 242 LBS
Bye 9
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2023 Stats
GAME TACKLES FUMBLES INTERCEPTIONS
Week OPP TOT TCK AST SACK TFL SFTY FF FR TD INT PD TD
1 SF 7 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 CLE 7 5 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1
3 @LV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @HOU 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BAL 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 @LAR 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 JAX 4 3 1 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 TEN 4 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 GB 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
11 @CLE 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @CIN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 ARI 8 5 3 1.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 NE 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @IND 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 CIN 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
17 @SEA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 @BAL 3 2 1 0 0 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 17 63 38 25 14.5 12 0 5 0 0 0 1 0
2023 17 57 34 23 7 8 0 2 0 0 2 3 1
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Alex Highsmith - Restructures deal

Highsmith and the Steelers agreed Wednesday to restructure his contract and create roughly $7 million in cap space, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Alex Highsmith - Racks up seven sacks in 2023

Highsmith tallied 57 tackles (34 solo), including 7.0 sacks, along with two interceptions, three pass defenses, two forced fumbles and a touchdown over 17 games during the 2023 season.

Alex Highsmith - Nabs sack and INT in Week 16 win

Highsmith recorded one tackle (a sack) and picked off a pass Saturday in a 34-11 victory over the Bengals.

Alex Highsmith - Cleared for Saturday

The Steelers announced Thursday that Highsmith has cleared concussion protocol and won't have an injury designation for Saturday's game against the Colts.

Alex Highsmith - Limited in practice

Highsmith (concussion) was a limited participant in Tuesday's practice, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Alex Highsmith - In concussion protocol

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports Friday that Highsmith has entered the NFL's concussion protocol following Thursday's 21-18 loss to the Patriots.

Alex Highsmith - Downgraded to out

Highsmith (neck) is out for the rest of Thursday night's game against the Patriots, Steelers' Senior Director of Communications Burt Lauten reports.

Alex Highsmith - Questionable to return

Highsmith left Thursday night's game against the Patriots with a neck injury and is questionable to return, Alan Saunders of SteelersNow.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Gets back into sack column

Highsmith recorded eight tackles (five solo), including 1.5 sacks, in Sunday's 24-10 loss versus the Cardinals.

Alex Highsmith - Pair of sacks in win

Highsmith recorded four tackles and two sacks in Thursday's 20-16 win over the Titans.

Alex Highsmith - Will play Sunday

Highsmith (groin) is active Sunday against the Ravens, Mike DeFabo of The Athletic reports.

Alex Highsmith - Likely to play

Highsmith (groin) should play Sunday against the Ravens despite his questionable tag, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Alex Highsmith - Questionable for Sunday vs. Ravens

Highsmith (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game versus Baltimore, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Dealing with groin injury

Highsmith (groin) did not participate at practice Thursday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Alex Highsmith - Productive in win

Highsmith tallied seven tackles (five solo), a sack, a forced fumble and returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown Monday in the Steelers' 26-22 win over the Browns.

Alex Highsmith - Tallies seven tackles

Highsmith logged seven tackles (four solo), including one for a loss, during the Steelers' 30-7 loss to the 49ers on Sunday.

Alex Highsmith - Gets four-year extension

Highsmith agreed to a four-year, $68 million contract extension with the Steelers on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Alex Highsmith - Posts career-high sack mark in 2022

Highsmith totaled 63 tackles (38 solo), including 14.5 sacks, along with five forced fumbles and a pass defense over 17 games in 2022.

Alex Highsmith - Notches 10th sack of 2022

Highsmith recorded six tackles (four solo), including one sack, and forced a fumble in Monday's 24-17 win against the Colts.

Alex Highsmith - Records two sacks in victory

Highsmith logged five tackles (three solo), including two sacks, and a forced fumble during the Steelers' 20-10 win over New Orleans on Sunday.

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