• Rivers rallies Chargers past Steelers 33-30

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    PITTSBURGH - Michael Badgley kicked a 29-yard field goal on the final play to lift the Los Angeles Chargers to a 33-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.

    Badgley initially missed a 39-yard kick but Pittsburgh was called for offsides.

    Badgley's ensuing 34-yard attempt was blocked, but the Steelers were again flagged jumping across the line of scrimmage before the snap.

    He drilled his third attempt at the game-winner, and the Chargers gleefully declined another Pittsburgh penalty.

    Photos: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Chargers

    Philip Rivers completed 26 of 36 passes for 299 yards and two touchdowns for Los Angeles (9-3). Keenan Allen caught 14 passes for 148 yards and a score and Justin Jackson ran for 63 yards and a touchdown in place of injured starter Melvin Gordon. Desmond King added a 73-yard punt return for a score as the Chargers erased a 16-point halftime deficit.

    Ben Roethlisberger threw for 281 yards and two scores for the Steelers (7-4-1), who have lost two straight and are now clinging to the AFC North lead over surging Baltimore. Antonio Brown caught 10 passes for a season-high 154 yards and a touchdown.

    James Conner added 60 yards rushing and two touchdowns before leaving in the fourth quarter with a leg injury.

    The Steelers record is now 7-4-1.


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