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Bengals overcome Steelers in home opener

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Cincinnati Bengals overcame the Pittsburgh Steelers for their first win of the 2013 season Monday night.

The Bengals defeated the Steelers 20-10 on Monday Night Football.

First-round pick Tyler Eifert had a 61-yard catch in the first quarter leading to a 7-yard dash by Gio Bernard for a touchdown.

Tied up at 10 at the half, the Bengals rallied in the third. A 78 yard, 8-drive rally was capped by a short lob to Bernard. Accelerating with amazing speed, Bernard ran for a 27-yard touchdown reception putting the Bengals ahead 17-10 in the third quarter.  

Kicker Mike Nugent booted a 25-yard field goal to extend the Bengals lead to 10 with 7:50 left in the fourth quarter. 

Up 20-10 with less than five minutes to play, Reggie Nelson picks off Ben Roethlisberger taking over at the Cincinnati 13. 

Time expired in Steelers possession. 

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