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Roethlisberger throws for two scores, Steelers top Eagles

Ben Roethlisberger threw for 125 yards and a of 12 passing to lead the defending AFC champion 14, at Heinz Field .Roethlisberger and the rest of the first-team offense marched down the field with ease against the much-hyped Eagles defense. Rashard Mendenhall rushed six times for 28 yards, while Jericho Cotchery -- who played in his first game as a Steeler -- and Antonio Brown both caught touchdown passes.Michael Vick had a less-than-stellar performance in his second start of the preseason. Vick played the first half and finished 5-of-12 for 47 yards and was picked off three times. Offseason acquisition Ronnie Brown led the Eagles ground attack, rushing six times for 25 yards while Johnnie Lee Higgins paced the receivers with seven catches for 54yards.Third-string quarterback Mike Kafka threw two touchdown passes to Gerald Jones late in the game to help the Eagles avoid a shutout.DeSean Jackson saw his first action of the preseason for the Eagles, catching two balls for eight yards....

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  4. Heyward-Bey gets introduction to NFL

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