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NFL: Atlanta 41, Pittsburgh 38 (OT)

Oct. 22, 2006 at 7:09 PM   |   Comments

ATLANTA, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Morten Andersen kicked a 32-yard field goal with 8:04 left in overtime Sunday afternoon as Atlanta beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 41-38.

Andersen had missed a 52-yard attempt in the final minute of regulation.

His heroics made it a fruitful day for quarterback Michael Vick, who completed 18 of 30 passes for 232 yards, with a career-high four touchdowns and two interceptions.

Tight end Alge Crumpler scored three touchdowns on six catches for 117 yards; Warrick Dunn gained 69 yards on 26 carries, while Ashlie Lelie had four receptions for 58 yards for the Falcons (4-2).

Ben Roethlisberger was carted off the field after being hit in the head in the third quarter.

He was 16-for-22 for 238 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions; Charlie Batch was 8-of-13 for 195 yards and two touchdowns; and Hines Ward scored three times on eight receptions for 171 yards for the Steelers (2-4).

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