Found December 04, 2011 on Cincinnati Bengals Blog:
PITTSBURGH – With a chance to show that they were going to be taken seriously as a playoff contender, the Bengals produced one of their worst games of the year. Penalties, special teams gaffes and a depleted defense were a bad trifecta to try and match up against the Steelers and Pittsburgh took advantage with a 35-7 victory at Heinz Field. In a crucial four-game stretch against division teams, the Bengals went 1-3 and find themselves 7-5 going into the last quarter of the season. They still have the final Wild Card spot, but the room for error does not exist with AFC South leader Houston on the docket next week. With a depleted secondary, the Bengals had no room for error against Pittsburgh’s offense. Instead they gave the Steelers plenty of opportunities. Things did not look that way early, after forcing the Steelers to a three-and-out, the Bengals drove downfield and appeared to have a touchdown when Jermaine Gresham scored on a 4-yard pass from Andy Dalton, but Green was called ...

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