Steelers Surge Past Shocked Texans 30-23

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant (10) makes a touchdown catch after getting by Houston Texans defensive back Andre Hal (29) in the second quarterof the NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant (10) makes a touchdown catch after getting by Houston Texans defensive back Andre Hal (29) in the second quarterof the NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH— Brett Keisel saw the ball drop into his 36-year-old hands, and the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end started chugging toward the end zone. He didn’t...

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  • Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws his 509th career touchdown pass to set the all time record during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Denver. Manning has broken Brett Favre's record for touchdown passes with his 509th. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

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  • New York Giants' Jameel McClain (53) and Mike Patterson (93) defend as Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco Murray (29) finds the gap on a running play during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct.  19, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

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  • CORRECTS TO SEAHAWKS' EARL THOMAS NOT THAROLD SIMON - St. Louis Rams running back Tre Mason, right, slips past Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas on his way to a 6-yard touchdown run during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

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  • Kevin Love #0 Kyrie Irving #2 and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers pose for a photo during media day at Cleveland Clinic Courts on September 26, 2014 in Independence, Ohio. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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  • ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, OCT. 18-19 - FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith, center, walks off the field after an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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  • Seattle Seahawks' Percy Harvin runs during an NFL organized team activity football practice Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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  • Austin Davis #9 of the St. Louis Rams runs the ball against the San Francisco 49ers in the third quarter at Edward Jones Dome on October 13, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

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  • FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) passes against the San Diego Chargers in the fourth quarter of an NFL AFC division playoff football game in Denver. Next Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, against San Francisco, or perhaps the following Thursday against San Diego, Manning will surpass Brett Favre's NFL record 508 touchdown passes. Manning is two shy after throwing for three scores in a 31-17 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

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  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, shakes hands with New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith after an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 27-25. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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  • Dallas Cowboys' DeMarco Murray (29) acknowledges cheers from fans as he walks off the field following their NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys won in overtime 20-17. (AP Photo/Tim Sharp)

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  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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