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Martavis Bryant catches first NFL pass on TD from Ben Roethlisberger (video)

Martavis Bryant made quite a debut for the Steelers with his second-quarter score vs. the Texans.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers may have finally found the spark they needed to get their offense going. Trailing 13-3 in their Monday night contest with the Houston Texans, Pitt was in desperate need of someone to step up on offense, and they got it from a guy playing in his first NFL game.

Rookie wide receiver Martavis Bryant had been inactive in each of the Steelers' first six games while he recovered from a preseason hamstring injury in addition to learning the playbook.

Bryant made quite a debut with his second-quarter score to give the Steelers' their first touchdown of the night.

Bryant got behind the defense, and Ben Roethlisberger found him for the 35-yard score to cut Houston's lead to just 13-10.

Bryant took the game-day roster spot of Justin Brown, who is inactive for the first time this season. It looks like Pitt may have found a better option for their struggling offense.