CINCINNATI, Ohio, USA (AP) – Joe Mixon ran for a career-high 165 yards and two touchdowns, Joe Burrow ran to score and threw for another touchdown and the Cincinnati Bengals crushed 41-10 on Sunday at Los Angeles. Pittsburgh Steelers to sweep the regular season series for the first time since 2009.
Mixon, coming off a robust performance of 125 yards and two touchdowns in last week’s win over Las Vegas, added 117 yards in the first half and helped the Bengals to their third straight win over North Division rivals. the American Conference after 11 straight losses in the series.
The Steelers (5-5-1) haven’t won in their last three games. The Bengals (7-4), who had been dominated by Pittsburgh for years, have established themselves as legitimate postseason contenders.
Burrow completed 20 of 24 passes for 190 yards, threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Tee Higgins and scooted and dived for an 8-yard touchdown to open the scoring in the first quarter.