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NFL: Indianapolis 24, Pittsburgh 20

Indianapolis Colts Melvin Bullitt tackles Pittsburgh Steelers Santonio Holmes after a four yard gain in the fourth quarter of the Colts 24-20 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on November 9, 2008. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)
Indianapolis Colts Melvin Bullitt tackles Pittsburgh Steelers Santonio Holmes after a four yard gain in the fourth quarter of the Colts 24-20 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on November 9, 2008. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter) | License Photo

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning's fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Dominic Rhodes Sunday boosted the Indianapolis Colts to a 24-20 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Colts faced a 20-17 deficit when Manning's 17-yarder to the running back with 3:10 left put them in front for good. The win was secured when cornerback Melvin Bullitt intercepted Ben Roethlisberger's desperate heave into the end zone on the game's final play.

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Overall, Manning tossed three touchdown passes, finishing 21-of-40 passing for 240 yards.

Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark also caught scoring passes, with Wayne making a team-high six receptions for 114 yards for the Colts (5-4), who needed a win after AFC South-leading Tennessee grabbed a 21-14 win over Chicago earlier.

Roethlisberger went 30-of-42 for 284 yards with no touchdowns and three interceptions.

Running back Mewelde Moore scored twice, while Jeff Reed kicked two field goals for the Steelers (6-3), who fell into a tie with Baltimore atop the AFC North.

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