Steelers vs Bengals: Bold predictions for this week's game
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By Curt Popejoy

It’s prediction time, everyone. The Pittsburgh Steelers have clawed their way back to respectability with last week’s win over the Atlanta Falcons and this week are given a golden opportunity to make headway toward the top of the AFC North with a win over the Cincinnati Bengals. But things won’t be easy.

Here are our (sort of) bold predictions for this week’s game.

Conner and the offensive line found their groove last week and it continues against the Bengals. Look for half of that to come as a receiver.

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After throwing for more than 300 yards in each of the team’s first three games, Big Ben has been held in check the last two. But against their chief rivals, Roethlisberger will let it fly for big yards.

Defensive coordinator Keith Butler figured out this defense can be pretty darn dominant when they are more aggressive last week. Knocking Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton off his spot is the key to victory and the Steelers are going to do it with lots of...



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