Steelers 43 Ravens 23– Ben Roethlisberger is the first quarterback in NFL history to pass for six touchdowns in two consecutive games. Roethlisberger torched the NFL’s 2nd best red zone defense. He passed for 340 yards and six touchdowns.
Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin said, ” It’s red zone play.” “Baltimore has the number 2 red zone defense in the league, and that’s not only a challenge for but it’s also a challenge for our defense.”
Joe Flacco threw for 304 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.
Browns 22 Buccaneers 17– The Cleveland Browns won with drama again. Brian Hoyer looked shaky at times, throwing two interceptions. However, he threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns.
Mike Glennon had some success passing the ball. He threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns. He also threw two interceptions.
The Browns were unable to stop the run as Bobby Rainey torched the defense for 87 yards.
Browns Head coach Mike Pettine said he’s proud of the team’s mental toughness. Pettine said, “Not the prettiest one, we’ll take it.” “Obviously the run game is still an issue.”
Blake Bortles passed for 247 yards and two touchdowns. He also threw for an interception for the seventh straight game.
AFC North Standings
1. Cincinnati 5-2-1
2. Pittsburgh 6-3
3. Cleveland 5-3
4. Baltimore 5-4