Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – You could almost hear the frustration at
Heinz Field as the Pittsburgh Steelers trailed the Houston Texans by 13 points
midway through the second quarter.
But after sitting in stunned silence for nearly two hours, the home fans found
themselves waiving their Terrible Towels in celebration of a lightning-quick
LeVeon Bell sparked a string of 24 straight points in a 2:54 span near the end
of the first half as the Steelers downed the Texans, 30-23, on Monday.
Bell amassed 145 yards from scrimmage and caught a touchdown pass from Ben
Roethlisberger, who shook off a slow start and finished with 265 yards and two
scores through the air.
The Steelers (4-3) bounced back from last week’s loss in Cleveland and
improved to 8-0 on “Monday Night Football” at Heinz Field.
Arian Foster gained 102 yards on 20 carries and caught a late TD pass for the
Texans (3-4), who had a chance to recover an onside kick inside the two-minute
warning but ultimately dropped their third straight game.
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 262 yards with two TDs and an interception.