|Why To Watch|
The top spot in the AFC North will be on the line when the Bengals look to exact revenge for an earlier home loss to the Steelers this season. For the Bengals to even the score, they must get more out of their big three of QB Carson Palmer, RB Rudi Johnson and WR Chad Johnson than they did in the earlier meeting.
After being embarrassed by the Colts on Monday night, the Steelers must regain their confidence and properly prepare during a short work week. With the dust now knocked off, QB Ben Roethlisberger must re-establish his presence as a calming force and leader. But the X-factor in this game will be the Steelers rushing attack, which shredded through the Bengals defense the first time these two teams met.