Pittsburgh Steelers Reclaim The Lead Following Mendenhall's Second Touchdown

Cincinnati tied the game at 17 following Jermaine Gresham's one-yard touchdown reception during the offense's first possession in the second half. The Pittsburgh Steelers, having only scored three points in their last four offensive possessions (interception, two three-and-outs), responded with a combination of runs and passes.

Starting from their own 19-yard line, Pittsburgh slowly posted chunks of yards against the Cincinnati Bengals defense, through the air and more importantly, on the ground; even though the Bengals' Robert Geathers and Michael Johnson shared a quarterback sack on Cincinnati's 19-yard line, the Steelers negated the sack with a 12-yard Mike Wallace reception.

Eventually the Steelers scored a touchdown following Rashard Mendenhall's nine-yard touchdown, taking a 24-17 lead with 1:55 remaining in the third quarter.

SB Nation Featured Video
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Cincy Jungle

You must be a member of Cincy Jungle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cincy Jungle. You should read them.

Join Cincy Jungle

You must be a member of Cincy Jungle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cincy Jungle. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker