facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NFL: Pittsburgh 30, Cincinnati 20

Dec. 16, 2013 at 12:29 AM   |   Comments

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Antonio Brown caught a TD pass and returned a punt 67 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter Sunday, igniting the Pittsburgh Steelers over Cincinnati 30-20.

Brown's 12-yard reception from Ben Roethlisberger with 2:24 remaining in the first period put the Steelers ahead 14-0.

After the Bengals went 3-and-out on the ensuing possession, Brown ran back Kevin Huber's punt for another score. Huber was hit hard by Pittsburgh's Terence Garvin during the runback, suffering a fractured jaw.

Brown finished with five catches for 66 yards.

Roethlisberger completed 20-of-25 passes for 191 yards with a TD and an interception for the Steelers (6-8), who snapped a two-game losing streak and kept their slim playoff hopes alive.

Andy Dalton went 25-for-44 for 230 passing yards and two touchdowns for the Bengals (9-5), whose playoff chances remain undecided.

Marvin Jones led Cincinnati's receiving corps with five catches for 48 yards and a score.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
ESPN reports on Michael Sam's showering habits, gets slammed
2
NFL upholds 1-year suspension of Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon
3
American League Game Summary - New York at Detroit
4
American League Game Summary - Minnesota at Kansas City
5
Nothin' but Net: No one wins thanks to Taylor
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback