The Steelers got a lucky breeze, Andy Dalton hit the deck, and Ben Roethlisberger seems to like his offense.
Those things have been in short supply lately, and contributed to an early Steelers 14-0 lead.
Bengals punter Kevin Huber lost control of a snap (it may have been blown by the wind), and Steelers safety Will allen recovered. It was originally ruled a safety, but Huber was given forward progress to the 1.
Moments later, the Steelers got a five-point bump out of the deal, when Le’Veon Bell ran for a touchdown and a 7-0 lead.
The Steelers are holding the Bengals in check so far, and even sacked quarterback Andy Dalton. That hadn’t happened in a month, and keeping pressure on him will be critical if the Steelers want to pull the upset.
Roethlisberger just hit Antonio Brown for a touchdown, giving them a two-touchdown lead, as Roethlisberger’s perfect on seven pass attempts.