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NFL: Pittsburgh 24, Cincinnati 17

Oct. 21, 2012 at 11:57 PM   |   Comments

CINCINNATI, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Chris Rainey's 11-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter provided the difference Sunday in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 24-17 win over Cincinnati.

Rainey's score at the end of an eight-play, 67-yard drive broke a 17-17 deadlock and lifted the Steelers (3-3) to their second win in three games.

Pittsburgh rallied from 14-6 and 17-14 deficits in racking up its fifth straight win in Cincinnati.

Ben Roethlisberger completed 27-of-37 passes for 278 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Jonathan Dwyer rambled for 122 yards on 17 carries for the winners.

Andy Dalton was held to 105 yards on 14-of-28 passing efficiency with a score and a pickoff for the Bengals (3-4), who fell to 5-15 all-time against the Steelers.

BenJarvus Green-Ellis led Cincinnati's rushers with 69 yards on 18 carries.

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