The Steelers can’t hang onto the ball, and the Bengals are happy to grab the game away.
After the Steelers dropped a third down conversion, a trick play that would have been a touchdown, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger fumbled, the Bengals are off to a 14-6 lead just before halftime. Mike Wallace has been a recidivist, but he’s far from alone.
The Bengals hit quickly after the Roethlisberger turnover, with Andy Dalton sticking a touchdown pass into A.J. Green’s pocket.
The Steelers have moments when they appear ready to move the ball, but have generally watched it slip through their fingers.