The Steelers win the toss and elect to receive. There is a fumble on the kick return but the Steelers manage to recover.
After a James Harrison sack and an Emmanuel Sanders injury, the Steelers are forced to attempt a field goal.
The Bengals have little trouble moving the ball through the air and A.J. Green finds the endzone for a touchdown.
The Steelers respond with a deep pass to Antonio Brown to end the first quarter.
The Bengals defense holds as Domata Peko gets a sack. The Steelers are again forced to a field goal.
The Bengals answer again, this time on the ground behind Giovani Bernard.
At the half, the Bengals lead 14 - 6.
The Bengals start with the ball but Andy Dalton coughs it up as the Steelers return it for great field position.
Antonio Brown capitalizes on the turnover with a touchdown. It is a 1 point game.
The Bengals ride the Bernard train again on the next drive as he powers his way in for another touchdown.
Ben Roethlisberger struggles on the next drive and is planted to the ground by James Harrison as the Steelers are forced to punt.
At the end of 3 the Bengals lead 21 - 13.
The Bengals fail to get a first down and are forced to punt back to the Steelers.
Then the Bengals defense gets hot. Back to Back to Back sacks from James Harrison and Michael Johnson allows the Bengals to get the ball back on downs.
The Bengals go for blood on a long pass to A.J. Green. Then something terrible happens.
Bernard puts one more in the endzone as the Bengals end the game with a touchdown.