Bengals shock the Steelers with Monday Night Football 27-17 win

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Cincinnati Bengals showed a lot of fight on Monday Night Football. They defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Steelers saw their 11-game win streak in this series come to an end. However, despite the loss, they still lead the all-time series 67-36.

Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard scores a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers
Giovani Bernard scores a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers (Photo by Cincinnati Bengals/Instagram)

The win by the Bengals were their first in the series since November 1st, 2015 when Cincinnati won 16-10. In the past decade, the Bengals have just three wins against the Steelers.

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The win improved the Bengals to 3-10-1 overall. All three of their wins have come at home this season.

The Steelers fell to 11-3 overall. Pittsburgh is currently in a three-game losing streak.

Bengals quarterback Ryan Finley went 7 of 13 for 89 yards. He had one touchdown pass.

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Giovani Bernard had 25 carries for 83 yards and a touchdown. A.J. Green had two receptions for 40 yards.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger went 20 of 38 for 170 yards. He had one touchdown pass and one interception.

Roethlisberger is the latest quarterback to surpass 60,000 passing yards in a career. He’s just one of seven men to accomplish this feat.

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Benny Snell Jr. Had 18 carries for 84 yards and a touchdown. Diontae Johnson had eight receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown.

The Bengals led 17-0 at halftime, However, in the third quarter, the Steelers finally scored in the game.

Bernard combined for two touchdowns for the Bengals. Finley also scored on a rushing touchdown.

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Cincinnati kicker Austin Seibert also made two field goals.

Johnson caught the aforementioned touchdown reception for the Steelers. Snell Jr. also scored on a rushing touchdown.

Pittsburgh kicker Chris Boswell also made a field goal.

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