Nov 1, 2015 at 6pm UK at ​Heinz Field
Cincinnati Bengals
Pittsburgh Steelers
Brown (7:46)
Green (2:57)

Result: Cincinnati Bengals remain unbeaten following late rally against Pittsburgh Steelers

The Cincinnati Bengals remain unbeaten in the 2015 season by moving to 7-0 as they come from behind to defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-10 in their AFC North showdown.

The Cincinnati Bengals have moved to 7-0 for the first time in the history of their franchise courtesy of a 16-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in their AFC North clash.

Ben Roethlisberger marked his return to the field following a five-week injury layoff with a scoring drive on his side's first possession by firing to Antonio Brown on a quick route to the sideline, and the receiver made the catch for a one-yard touchdown.

Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers catches a touchdown pass in the 1st quarter during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on November 1, 2015© Getty Images

Cincinnati responded with a strong drive of their own as Andy Dalton completed several strikes, but was forced to settle for a field goal from the boot of Mike Nugent.

The Bengals moved to within a point when Nugent kicked his second field goal of the match, but their offense's struggles in the redzone continued as Dalton failed to find his receivers downfield.

Mike Tomlin's men were dealt a blow before half time when Le'Veon Bell sustained a serious knee injury when he was tackled down the sideline, and was taken from the field on a cart, ruling him out for the rest of the match.

Pittsburgh edged ahead in the third quarter when Chris Boswell fired his kick between the posts from 49 yards, which proved to be the only score of the quarter as both offenses struggled.

A.J. Green #18 of the Cincinnati Bengals is tackled by Antwon Blake #41 and Robert Golden #21 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2nd quarter of the game at Heinz Field on November 1, 2015© Getty Images

Dalton was intercepted in the endzone by Antwon Blake in the fourth quarter, but Roethlisberger repaid the favour as he was picked off twice by Reggie Nelson and Shawn Williams on back-to-back drives, which allowed the Bengals to drive deep into Steelers territory.

At the second time of asking, Dalton took his chance to put his side in front for the first time in the match as he drilled the ball into the hands of AJ Green, who came through two tackles to find the endzone.

Roethlisberger threw his third interception of the game as Nelson made his second pick with a diving catch on the sideline, and Nugent extend the Bengals' lead to six points to put the pressure on the home side.

The 33-year-old drove his team downfield in the hope of scoring a game-winning touchdown, but his hail mary attempt went out of the back of the endzone as the Bengals strengthened their grip on the AFC North crown.

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