Steel­ers dish up thrash­ing

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THE Pitts­burgh Steel­ers aren’t play­ing like a team miss­ing Le’Veon Bell.

Ben Roeth­lis­berger threw for 328 yards and five touch­downs, James Con­ner ran for 65 yards and a score be­fore leav­ing late with a pos­si­ble con­cus­sion as the Steel­ers pounded the Carolina Pan­thers 52-21 yes­ter­day.

An­to­nio Brown added eight re­cep­tions for 96 yards – in­clud­ing a 53-yard touch­down in the sec­ond quar­ter – to cap an event­ful day that be­gan with the star wide re­ceiver be­ing cited for reck­less driv­ing af­ter po­lice clocked Brown’s Porsche driv­ing over 160km/h.

Pic­ture: GETTY

Aus­tralian Michael Dick­son has im­pressed as a mem­ber of the Seat­tle Sea­hawks

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