Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Carolina Panthers: Live Updates, Score and Highlights for Thursday Night Football

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1:20am UTC Nov 9, 2018Pittsburgh
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The Steelers (6-2-1) used five touchdown passes from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and a pick-six from linebacker Vince Williams to create a 52-17 blowout win over the visiting Panthers (6-3) on Thursday night at Heinz Field. Roethlisberger completed 22 of 25 passes and finished with a perfect passer rating. The Panthers struck first and received three touchdowns from Christian McCaffrey, but it wasn't close to enough. The Steelers have now won five straight games and six of their last seven. The Panthers' three-game winning streak came to an end.

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    5 Leftovers from Steelers' Convincing Win Over Panthers

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    Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - November 08, 2018

    5 Leftovers from Steelers' Convincing Win Over Panthers

    Joe Rutter
    via TribLIVE.com
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    Reid: I Didn’t Even Know You Could Be Ejected in the NFL

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    Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - November 08, 2018

    Reid: I Didn’t Even Know You Could Be Ejected in the NFL

    Michael David Smith
    via ProFootballTalk
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    Cam Newton: It’s About How We Rebound

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    Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - November 08, 2018

    Cam Newton: It’s About How We Rebound

    Josh Alper
    via ProFootballTalk
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    Cam on TNF: 'We Just Got Whupped'

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    Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - November 08, 2018

    Cam on TNF: 'We Just Got Whupped'

    Scott Polacek
    via Bleacher Report
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    Steelers Expose Cam, Panthers as Pretenders

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    Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - November 08, 2018

    Steelers Expose Cam, Panthers as Pretenders

    Gary Davenport
    via Bleacher Report
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    Panthers Put the Bench to Sleep 😂

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    Conner Placed in Concussion Protocol

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    Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - November 08, 2018

    Conner Placed in Concussion Protocol

    Tyler Conway
    via Bleacher Report
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    Cam Keeps It Real

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    AB Jokes Media Couldn't Catch Him After Declining Comment

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    Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers - November 08, 2018

    AB Jokes Media Couldn't Catch Him After Declining Comment

    Scott Polacek
    via Bleacher Report
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    Le'Veon Who? 👀

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    TD: Panthers Got Humbled

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    Good Guy Roethlisberger

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    On to the Next ✌

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    Goodnight

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    McCaffrey Scores 3rd TD of Night

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    FINAL: STEELERS 52, PANTHERS 14

    The Steelers routed the Panthers on Thursday Night Football, using five touchdown passes from Ben Roethlisberger and a defensive touchdown to win their fifth straight game. It got out of hand early, and the Steelers put it away with 21 straight points in the second half. Pittsburgh improved to 6-2-1, while Carolina dropped to 6-3.

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    Big Ben Stats on TNF

    Ben Roethlisberger finished his night completing 22 of 25 passes for 358 yards and five touchdowns. He didn't have a turnover and produced a perfect 158.3 passer rating. His biggest plays were a 75-yard touchdown pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster on the first play of the game and a 54-yard score to Antonio Brown in the second quarter. It was a legendary night from the future Hall of Famer.

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    McCaffrey Scores a Third TD!

    It won't mean anything, but Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey scored his third touchdown of the night, finding the end zone from two yards out in the fourth quarter. He's been a lone bright spot in Pittsburgh, where the Steelers still lead, 52-21. McCaffrey has 137 total yards and three scores.

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    Big Night at Heinz Field

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    Perfect Night for Ben

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    Samuels Helicopters for TD

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    Fifth TD for Big Ben!

    The Steelers got a fifth touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger and now lead the Panthers 52-14 on Thursday Night Football. The score came after a recovered fumble. The Steelers are 14 minutes away from 6-2-1, while the Panthers are limping to 6-3.

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    Easy 5⃣0⃣

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    Everybody Gets a TD!

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    END OF THIRD QUARTER: STEELERS 45, PANTHERS 14

    The rout is on at Heinz Field. The Steelers scored 14 points in the third quarter, extending their lead to 45-14 after three quarters. They're threatening for more to start the fourth. Ben Roethlisberger has four touchdown passes and the Steelers have 431 total yards of offense. It's been an ugly night for the visitors from Carolina.