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Steelers vs. Jaguars Instant Reaction: Steelers-like in 17-9 win over Jacksonville

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The Pittsburgh Steelers went to Jacksonville and beat the Jaguars 17-9, improving their record to 3-2 while sticking around in the AFC North.

Rob Foldy

According to leading scientists that specialize in sleeping issues, any games that includes the Pittsburgh Steelers and Jacksonville Jaguars will help anyone dealing with insomnia, RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome), Narcolepsy and even sleep apnea (despite that being an actual physical disorder). That was the case on Sunday when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat a hapless Jaguars squad.

Yet Jacksonville drew first blood on an impressive 15-play drive that led to a field goal. Save for a pair of field goals, the Jaguars offered little resistance. In the end, turnovers, ineffective three-and-out possessions gave Pittsburgh too many opportunities to take the lead... and keep it.

It was over when...
Ben Roethlisberger completed a 16-yard pass to the Jaguars 17-yard line with two minutes remaining in the game. With the Jaguars out of timeouts, Pittsburgh took three knees and won the game.

It was REALLY over when...
Brice McCain returned a Blake Bortles interception 22 yards for a touchdown, giving Pittsburgh an eight-point lead with over 11 minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.

Implications for the Bengals
Pittsburgh is just... there. They're biding their time, winning two of their last three games to start the season 3-2. This also continues an early-season trend for Pittsburgh, rotating wins and losses.

What's next for Pittsburgh
The Steelers head to Cleveland.