Mixon, coming off a rugged 123-yard, two-TD performance in a win over Las Vegas last week, pounded away for 117 yards in the first half and helped the Bengals cruise to a third straight win over their AFC North rival after losing 11 straight in the series.
The Steelers (5-5-1) are winless in their past three games. The Bengals (7-4), dominated by Pittsburgh for so many years, have stamped themselves as a legitimate playoff contender.
Cincinnati scored on its first four drives, and former Steeler Mike Hilton returned a Ben Roethlisberger pass for a 24-yard touchdown late in the first half to push the Cincinnati lead to 31-3 at the intermission.
The Bengals defense kept Roethlisberger from getting any real traction until it was too late. He was picked off twice and sacked twice, で仕上げる 263 ヤード. His 15-yard TD pass to Pat Freiermuth came late in the game.
Burrow was 20 にとって 24 にとって 190 ヤード, throwing a 32-yard touchdown pass to Tee Higgins, and scrambling and diving for an 8-yard TD to open the scoring in the first quarter for the Bengals.
Higgins had six catches for 114 yards and a TD.
スティーラーズ: LB Robert Spillane suffered a knee injury and didn’t return. … CB Joe Haden was ruled out (足). … OL J.C. Hassenauer (pectoral) and TE Eric Ebron (膝) were put on injured reserve on Saturday.
ベンガルズ: OL Riley Reiff suffered an ankle injury in the third quarter and was questionable to return. … OL Trey Hopkins left in the third quarter with an ankle injury.
スティーラーズ: Host Baltimore next Sunday.
ベンガルズ: Host the Los Angeles Chargers next Sunday.