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Bengals vs Steelers: Reggie Nelson ties Bengals consecutive interceptions record

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Cincinnati Bengals safety Reggie Nelson recorded another interception Sunday, tying a franchise mark with the Rattler.

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Enjoying a comfortable 26-13 lead with 7:37 remaining in the game, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger chucked a deep ball down the left sidelines, targeting wide receiver Markus Wheaton. Safety Reggie Nelson expertly navigated from center field and picked off the football at Cincinnati's four-yard line.

The interception is his eighth of the season -- already a career-high and leading the league -- and his sixth career pick against Ben Roethlisberger. Nelson has also generated an interception in five straight games, tying Ken Riley's franchise record for most consecutive games with an interception.

Nelson should undoubtedly be considered the Pro Bowl.