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Ben Roethlisberger throws 2 TD passes, Steelers run for 264 yards in 37-19 win over Panthers

  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown (84) catches a pass as Carolina Panthers' Bene Benwikere (25) defends during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

    Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown (84) catches a pass as Carolina Panthers' Bene Benwikere (25) defends during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown (84) celebrates his touchdown catch as Carolina Panthers' Melvin White (23) watches on during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

    Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown (84) celebrates his touchdown catch as Carolina Panthers' Melvin White (23) watches on during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pittsburgh Steelers' Shaun Suisham (6) kicks a field goal against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

    Pittsburgh Steelers' Shaun Suisham (6) kicks a field goal against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)  (The Associated Press)

Ben Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night.

The Steelers had gone eight quarters without a touchdown before Roethlisberger's two scoring strikes in the third. They were set up by Cam Newton's fumble and Bell's 81-yard run.

Roethlisberger finished 22 of 30 for 196 yards, and Brown had 90 yards receiving on 10 catches to help the Steelers (2-1) snap Carolina's eight-game home winning streak.

LaGarrette Blount ran for 118 yards and the Steelers outrushed the Panthers 264-42.

The Panthers were looking for their first 3-0 start since 2003 — the year they went to the Super Bowl.

The Steelers lost defensive starters Ike Taylor, Ryan Shazier and Jarvis Jones to injuries.

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