Chris Boswell tied a club record with six field goals, and Ben Roethlisberger threw a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, rallying Pittsburgh to a 24-20 victory over the Bengals that kept the Steelers in control of the AFC North.
The Steelers (9-5) have won five straight and can clinch the Division title with a victory at home next Sunday against Baltimore.
The Bengals had their two game winning streak snapped and are eliminated from the playoff race falling to 5-8-1 with the loss.
Cincinnati raced out ao 20-9 halftime lead thanks to an Andy Dalton TD pass and Jeremy Hill scoring run but for the fourth time this season Cincinnati carried a lead into the fourth quarter and came away with a loss.
Chris Boswell kicked three field goals in the second half and Big Ben with his scoring pass, taking the lead with 7:29 left. The Bengals managed no points and only 19 plays in the second half.
The Bengals are on the road Christmas Eve Saturday night at 8:35pm versus Houston.