Steelers vs. Bengals: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 NFL Playoffs

January 10, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Pittsburgh Steelers coughed up a 15-point fourth-quarter lead, but a miraculous final drive by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger secured an 18-16 win for the Black and Yellow after the Cincinnati Bengals took a one-point lead with less than two minutes to play in Saturday's AFC Wild Card Game at Paul Brown Stadium.
Roethlisberger was briefly knocked out of the game after suffering an injury to his right (throwing) shoulder, and he appeared to be done for the day after backup Landry Jones tossed an interception to give Cincinnati a shot to ice the game.
However, a Jeremy Hill fumble on the ensuing drive gave Roethlisberger one final crack to march downfield, and it resulted in a game-winning 35-yard field goal from kicker Chris Boswell with 14 seconds left, which was set up by personal fouls from Vontaze Burfict and Adam Jones.
ESPN Stats & Info noted the penalties swung the result in Pittsburgh's favor: 
The Bengals have now lost eight straight playof...

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