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Najee Harris can join elite company on Monday night against the Bears


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Najee Harris was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month in October earlier this week, and he can join elite company on Monday night against the Bears if he puts up over 100 yards from scrimmage for the fourth straight game.


Harris can join Franco Harris (1972), Alvin Kamara (2017), Eric Dickerson (1983) and Curtis Martin (1995) as a member of rookie running backs who has had at least four straight games in a season with at least 115 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown.


All four running backs ended up being named Offensive Rookie of the Year. Franco Harris has the NFL record with six straight games of at least 115 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown, which he accomplished from Weeks 7-12 in 1972. Kamara is second with five straight games in 2017. And Dickerson and Martin both had four straight games in 1983 and 1995, respectively.


Harris leads all rookies in scrimmage yards with 752, and his 107 yards per game average is sixth among all NFL players. Harris has averaged 130 scrimmage yards during the Steelers' three-game winning streak.


On the season, Harris has rushed for 479 yards on 128 carries (3.7 average) and three touchdowns. Harris also has 37 receptions on 49 targets for 273 yards (7.4 average) and two touchdowns.









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