Today's Bengals vs Steelers live stream features an AFC North rivalry that could lack the same fire power as Ben Roethlisberger is nursing a pec injury. Meanwhile, Cincinnati is looking to this NFL live stream to bounce back from last week’s loss in Chicago.
“I’m going to do everything I can [to play Sunday],” that’s what 38-year-old Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the media Wednesday about his pec injury. He said he suffered the injury early in last week’s 26-17 loss to the Raiders, but played through it. The injury would certainly help explain his 27-for-40 passing on the day and although he was only sacked twice, he did take 10 quarterback hits in the loss. If Ben can’t go Sunday, backup Mason Rudolph would get the start.
Whoever is under center for the Steelers (1-1) on Sunday, they will likely be looking for rookie running back Najee Harris to get the ball moving. The first round pick has struggled through his first two games in the NFL averaging 3.2-yard-per-carry which doesn’t even place him in the top 40 among NFL runners. Though his receiving game has been helpful. Last week he caught 5 passes for 43 yards and his first NFL touchdown.
The Bengals (1-1) are looking to regroup after a tough loss that saw second-year quarterback Joe Burrow end three straight possessions with interceptions. The first of which was returned for a touchdown. Burrow would bounce back to throw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, but it was too little too late as they took the 20-17 loss to the Bears.
The inactives are as follows:
Bengals: WR Tee Higgins, OT Fred Johnson, CB Nick McCloud, DT Tyler Shelvin, OG Xavier Su'a-Filo, CB Trae Waynes
Steelers: OT Rashaad Coward, DT Carlos Davis, QB Dwayne Haskins, LB Alex Highsmith, WR Diontae Johnson, LB T.J. Watt, CB Ahkello Witherspoon
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For the second straight week Burrow did hit Ja’Marr Chase for a touchdown. The rookie wideout has caught seven passes over the first two weeks for 155 yards and two scores.
The Steelers are 3-point home favorites against the Bengals. The over/under is 43.5.
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Bengals vs Steelers live streams in the US
In the US, Bengals vs Steelers is going to be broadcast on CBS, which is available with most cable packages and on one of our favorite streaming services: fuboTV.
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The game starts at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT today (Sept. 26).
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Bengals vs Steelers live streams in the UK
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The Bengals vs Steelers live stream starts at 6 p.m. BST Sunday evening.
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