Issues have gone from dangerous to downright depressing for the Steelers within the final three weeks.
Again in Week 13, Pittsburgh’s largest drawback was shedding an undefeated season by the hands of Washington. Now, following an unsightly 27-17 loss to the Bengals on “Monday Evening Soccer” in Week 15, the Steelers have dropped three straight and are on the cusp of shedding the AFC North.
Pittsburgh has already clinched a postseason berth, nevertheless it does not look something like a playoff workforce. Ben Roethlisberger is wanting increasingly like a 38-year-old quarterback. He accomplished 20 of 38 passes (52.6 p.c) for simply 170 yards with one landing and one interception towards a Cincinnati workforce that gave up 30 factors to the hapless Cowboys final week.
The massive concern for Pittsburgh within the first half Monday was ball safety; the Bengals scored all 17 of their factors within the half following turnovers. They got here up with two fumbles and an interception to present backup QB Ryan Finley brief fields.
Finley wasn’t something particular, finishing simply 7 of 13 passes for 89 yards and a landing to go along with a shock 23-yard dashing TD. The massive key for him was caring for the soccer and permitting Giovanni Bernard to make performs at operating again. Bernard completed with 83 yards and a landing on 25 carries and added a 14-yard TD catch.
The Bengals (3-10-1) do not get a lot out of this win outdoors of some confidence heading into subsequent yr. Rookie QB Joe Burrow is out for the season, in order that they’ll hope this victory does not harm their draft inventory too badly.
The Steelers (11-3) are actually only one recreation forward of the Browns within the AFC North with two video games left to play. They’ve a troublesome slate down the stretch; they host the Colts subsequent week earlier than making a visit to Cleveland to finish the common season.
Sporting Information tracked dwell scoring updates and highlights from Steelers vs. Bengals on “Monday Evening Soccer.” Observe for full outcomes from the NFL Week 15 recreation.
Steelers vs. Bengals ultimate rating
Steelers vs. Bengals highlights from ‘Monday Evening Soccer’
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11:20 p.m. — FINAL: Bengals 27, Steelers 17.
11:18 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, BENGALS. Seibert seals it with a 33-yard discipline aim to make it 27-17 with 12 seconds remaining.
11:12 p.m. — TURNOVER ON DOWNS. Roethlisberger’s move on fourth down sails over James Washington’s head and falls incomplete. Bengals takes over on the Pittsburgh 24-yard line with 1:52 remaining.
11:09 p.m. — Two-minute warning. Steelers have it nevertheless it’s fourth and 10 at their 24-yard line after three-straight incompletions from Roethlisberger.
11:06 p.m. — Bengals punt. Steelers get the ball again at their 24-yard line with 2:17 remaining. Probability to tie the sport, one timeout and the two-minute warning left to cease the clock
10:57 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, STEELERS. Benny Snell punches it in from 1 yard out following the defensive move interference on third down to chop it to 24-17 with 5:32 remaining.
10:43 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, BENGALS. Finley retains it on the learn possibility and runs it in untouched for a 23-yard TD. Cincinnati leads 24-10 with 11:21 remaining within the fourth quarter.
10:36 p.m. — END OF 3RD QUARTER: Bengals 17, Steelers 10. Cincinnati has it, first and 5 at its 47-yard line to begin the fourth quarter.
10:30 p.m. — Steelers punt. Bengals’ protection comes up with the large cease and Cincinnati will get the ball again at its 20-yard line with 2:14 remaining within the third quarter.
10:26 p.m. — Bengals punt. One other three-and-out for Cincinnati. Steelers have an opportunity to tie it up, ball at their 32-yard line with 3:47 left within the third quarter.
10:21 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, STEELERS. Pittsburgh will get all the way in which all the way down to the 7-yard line however cannot get in the long run zone. Chris Boswell hits from 25 yards out to make it 17-10 with 5:27 remaining within the third quarter.
10:12 p.m. — Bengals punt. Finley had an opportunity for an enormous play to Tee Higgins however could not join. Steelers get the ball at their 26-yard line with 10:27 left within the third quarter, likelihood to make it a one-score recreation.
10:05 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, STEELERS. Roethlisberger goes deep up the best seam to Diontae Johnson for a 23-yard rating to chop the deficit to 17-7 with 12:07 remaining within the third quarter.
10:00 p.m. — Bengals punt. Cincinnati goes three-and-out to begin the second half. Steelers get the ball at their 33-yard line with 13:34 left within the third quarter.
9:43 p.m. — HALF: Bengals 17, Steelers 0.
9:39 p.m. — Bengals punt. Steelers get the ball again at their 28-yard line with 1:06 remaining within the half, two timeouts to spare.
9:36 p.m. — Two-minute warning. Bengals have it, second and eight at their 28-yard line with all three timeouts remaining.
9:34 p.m. — Steelers punt. Bengals get the ball again at their 26-yard line with 2:29 left to play within the first half.
9:25 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, BENGALS. Finley completes it over the center to Bernard, who breaks a deal with and runs it in for the 14-yard TD. Cincinnati leads 17-0 with 4:20 remaining within the half.
9:22 p.m. — INTERCEPTION. Issues get even worse for Pittsburgh. On its greatest drive of the sport, Roethlisberger is picked off by Mackenzie Alexander. After a late hit towards the Steelers on the return, the Bengals take over on the Pittsburgh 26-yard line, 5:48 left to play within the first half.
9:08 p.m. — TOUCHDOWN, BENGALS. Giovanni Bernard busts via for a 4-yard TD and Cincinnait leads 10-0 with 12:05 left within the second quarter.
9:02 p.m. — END OF 1ST QUARTER: Bengals 3, Steelers 0. Cincinnait has it, third and three on the Pittsburgh 31-yard line to begin the second quarter.
9:00 p.m. — FUMBLE. Cincinnati’s protection forces one other turnover by blowing up the display to JuJu Smith-Schuster. Bengals take over at Pittsburgh’s 38-yard line with 49 seconds left within the first quarter.
“You have to go on the market between the strains, go on the market and hit him.” – Vonn Bell when requested earlier about JuJu dancing on the emblem
JuJu simply acquired rocked by Bell on the sector 😳
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 22, 2020
8:54 p.m. — WIDE RIGHT. Seibert cannot join from 55 yards out and the Steelers will take over at their 45-yard line with 1:38 left within the first quarter.
8:45 p.m. — Steelers punt. One other three-and-out for Pittsburgh. Bengals take over at their 28-yard line, 3:34 left within the first quarter.
8:40 p.m. — FIELD GOAL, BENGALS. Cincinnati lastly will get the first first down of the sport, however solely features 4 complete yards on the drive following an 11-yard sack of Ryan Finley on third and aim. Austin Seibert hits the 34-yard discipline aim to make it 3-0 with 5:12 left within the first quarter.
8:35 p.m. — FUMBLE. Ben Roethlisberger cannot management the snap and Josh Bynes pounces on the unfastened ball. Bengals take over on the Pittsburgh 20-yard line with 9:15 remaining within the first quarter.
8:31 p.m. — Bengals punt. One other three-and-out. Steelers take over at their 19-yard line with 9:22 to play within the first quarter.
8:29 p.m. — Steelers punt. That is three-straight three-and-outs between the 2 groups to begin the sport. Bengals take over at their 24-yard line with 10:58 left within the first quarter.
8:24 p.m. — Bengals punt. Pittsburgh will get the ball again at its 22-yard line with 12:01 remaining within the first quarter.
8:20 p.m. — Steelers punt. Bengals take over at their 26-yard line with 14:00 left within the first quarter. Scary second there as Derek Watt was mendacity down immobile after the large hit on the deal with. He is capable of stand up and stroll to the tent although.
8:15 p.m. — Bengals win the toss. They will kick off and the Steelers will get the ball to begin.
Browns vs. Ravens begin time
- Date: Monday, Dec. 21
- Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. ET
- TV channel (nationwide): ESPN
- Reside stream: ESPN app, fuboTV
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