Big Ben, Steelers rally past Lions 37-27
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger passed for 367 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the final 5 minutes as the Pittsburgh Steelers rallied to beat the Detroit Lions 37-27 on Sunday.
Antonio Brown caught seven passes for 147 yards and two scores and Pittsburgh's defense rebounded from a horrific second quarter to shut out Detroit in the second half. The Steelers (4-6) have won two straight and kept the Lions (6-4) winless in Pittsburgh for 58 years and counting.
Matthew Stafford threw for 362 yards with two touchdowns and an interception to become the Lions' all-time leading passer. Calvin Johnson hauled in six passes for 179 yards and both scores, but Detroit's two stars disappeared over the final 30 minutes.
Stafford completed just 3 of 16 passes in the second half, with none of the completions going to Johnson.
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PHOTO: Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) leaps for more yardage as he tries to evade Detroit Lions strong safety Glover Quin (27) and the defense in the first half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)