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CNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012The Bengals are playoff-bound and the Steelers aren't. Cincinnati's 13-10 win was a tour de force performance by maybe the NFL's most off-the-radar defense, says Don Banks.Share TweetWhen teams are tempted to take a chance late in a game backed up in their own territory, they might remember what Ben Roethlisberger did on Sunday and run out the clock instead. There just wasn't much good that was going to come out of Roethlisberger ro…Share TweetJosh Brown kicked a 43-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining to lift the Cincinnati Bengals over the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-10 on Sunday, sending the Bengals into the playoffs for a second straight season.Share Tweet
Big Ben's Big Error: The Bengals not only secured their playoff berth,…CNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012The Bengals not only secured their playoff berth, but they eliminated the rival Steelers along the way. Ben Roethlisberger's late INT led to the game-winning FG in Cincy's 13-10 win.Share TweetThe Steelers can stay in the playoff hunt with a win today, but it'll have to come against the rival Bengals, who can clinch their own postseason berth with a victory. Follow the action here.Share TweetESPN.com Dec 23, 2012PITTSBURGH -- Josh Brown is the Bengals' kicker for a third straight game after Mike Nugent (right calf) was made inactive for Sunday's game against the Steelers. Brown has made all six field goals this season for the Bengals but he missed both attempts…Share TweetAfter what was certainly “a lot of thought,” Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is letting Rashard Mendenhall out of the doghouse. The pending free agent running back, who was suspended after bailing on his team the week before, will be active for today’s gShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012The late Al Davis hated the play that allowed the Pittsburgh Steelers to swipe a playoff win from the Raiders 40 years ago today via a deflected pass that Franco Harris plucked out of the sky on the fly and ran into the end zone. Current Raiders owner M…Share TweetGerry Dulac breaks down the Steelers' must-win game.Share Tweet
Big Ben puts it all on his big shouldersQuarterback Ben Roethlisberger usually is at his best in big games, and for the Steelers this season there is no bigger game than today.Share Tweet
Steelers' Immaculate Reception: 40 years later, it thrills us stillOnly Franco Harris could have been suited to be an ambassador for that play, his team and Pittsburgh.Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Bengals-Steelers RecapDec 23Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Bengals' 13-10 win over the Steelers.
Bengals Upend SteelersDec 23The Bengals secured a second straight postseason berth with a 13-10 win over the Steelers.
Bengals vs. Steelers highlightsDec 23A defensive struggle in Pittsburgh ends with a game-winning field goal by Josh Brown with just 4 seconds on the clock, giving the Bengals a 13-10 victory and a spot in the playoffs.
Steelers postgame press conferenceDec 23Steelers react following game with Bengals