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What panic? Roethlisberger trying to stay upbeat as Steelers struggle to score

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger jogs off the field after a 31-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game in Cleveland. Pittsburgh has managed just two offensive touchdowns over the last 10 quarters despite playing some of the NFL's worse defenses, with Roethlisberger shouldering most of the blame himself. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger jogs off the field after a 31-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game in Cleveland. Pittsburgh has managed just two offensive touchdowns over the last 10 quarters despite playing some of the NFL's worse defenses, with Roethlisberger shouldering most of the blame himself. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)  (The Associated Press)

Ben Roethlisberger says he's nowhere close to pushing the panic button even with the Steelers struggling to score points.

Pittsburgh has scored just three offensive touchdowns over the last 10 quarters. Finishing drives is a major problem. The Steelers are sixth in total offense but 23rd in points, averaging just 20.7 per game.

Roethlisberger defended offensive coordinator Todd Haley's play calling, saying it's up to the players to do a better job of executing. The quarterback says confidence remains high even if Pittsburgh (3-3) is in last place in the AFC North heading into Monday night's game against Houston.

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