Sunday night football: Steelers rout Colts

AFC showdown
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates with wide receiver Markus Wheaton (11)after scoring on a pass play against the Indianapolis Colts in the second half Sunday in Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates with wide receiver Markus Wheaton (11)after scoring on a pass play against the Indianapolis Colts in the second half Sunday in Pittsburgh.

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 364 yards and four touchdowns, and the Pittsburgh Steelers overwhelmed the Indianapolis Colts 45-10 on Sunday night.

Antonio Brown caught eight passes for 118 yards and two scores and also returned a punt 71 yards for a touchdown for the Steelers (7-5).

Martavis Bryant hauled in four passes for 114 yards and a score, and DeAngelo Williams added 134 yards rushing as Pittsburgh shook off a slow start to dominate the Colts (6-6) over the final three quarters.

Roethlisberger has 886 yards passing and 10 touchdowns in his last two starts against Indianapolis.

Matt Hasselbeck threw for 169 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions before leaving in the fourth quarter because of neck and shoulder pain. The Colts remain tied with Houston for the lead in the AFC North.

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