Steelers beat Texans 34-6


The Steelers locked up a first round  bye in the playoffs with a 34-6 win over the Texans on Christmas in  Houston.  Ben Roethlisberger threw two  touchdowns and left the game midway through the fourth quarter when the  outcome was well in hand.  JuJu Smith-Schuster and Justin Hunter were on  the receiving end of the scores.  Le'Veon Bell and Roosevelt Nix rushed  for touchdowns as Pittsburgh improved to 12-and-3.  DeAndre Hopkins' circus catch in the fourth quarter accounted for the lone Texans score.  T.J. Yates was sacked seven times and turned the ball over twice for  Houston as it fell to 4-and-11.  Alfred Blue rumbled for 108 yards in  defeat.

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