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Mike Nugent 48-Yard Field Goal Gives Cincinnati 17-14 Lead Early In The Third

Brandon Tate opened the second half with a nice 45-yard kickoff return, angling near the right sidelines before he's tackled at Cincinnati's 38-yard line.

It started promising with a third-and-four conversion with 13 minutes remaining in the third quarter, hitting rookie Mohamed Sanu out of the slot for a 17-yard pick up, pushing the offense onto Pittsburgh's side of the field.

Yet we have a problem. It stalled.

BenJarvus Green-Ellis combined for nine yards rushing on consecutive runs, reaching the Steelers 30-yard line. Andy Dalton tries a deep pass down the middle of the field, tipped by Keenan Lewis that likely saved a touchdown.

Mike Nugent converted the 48-yard field goal, giving Cincinnati a 17-14 lead.