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Steelers rout Texans to clinch playoff bye

26 December, 2017, 06:03 | Author: John Swanson
  • Steelers Secure 1st Round Playoff Bye Beat Texans 34-6

Currently, the Steelers are 11-3 and in the No. 2 spot in the AFC playoff race.

Heinicke was signed to the Texans' active roster after quarterback Tom Savage sustained a concussion in Week 14.

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Houston has lost five consecutive games and eight of nine since its mid-October bye week.

The Texans wide receiver made arguably the catch of the year Monday night.

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Talking to some of the fans before the game to see how much the Texans (4-10) poor performance this season caused their reason for getting tickets to this game, I found that it seemed for the local audience it played a part, but for numerous Steelers fans in from other states and even other countries, this game has been booked for a while. The game was never in doubt as a 5-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Justin Hunter, filling in for the injured Antonio Brown, was the first of two touchdowns thrown by Roethlisberger. Don't forget to check out Still Curtain all holiday season long for your top stories on your favorite National Football League team. With two sacks, Steelers DE Cameron Heyward increased his season total to 12, the most by a Pittsburgh player since Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley recorded 13.5 sacks in 2009.

The NFL brings us a special Christmas Day double-head on Monday, beginning with an evening matchup that sends the Pittsburgh Steelers to NRG Stadium for a meeting with the Houston Texans.

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