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Steelers stun San Diego with last-second touchdown

Written by Tim Lambert and Radio Pennsylvania | Oct 13, 2015 3:05 AM
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Le'Veon Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers, scores the winning touchdown in the victory over the San Diego Chargers. ( AP Photo / Lenny Ignelzi )

(San Diego) -- Pittsburgh pulled out an improbable 24-20 win over San Diego on Monday Night Football, when Le'Veon Bell scored on a 1-yard wildcat run as time expired.  

With five seconds left, Bell took the direct snap, ran left and was buried in traffic before diving for the end zone and getting the ball across the line as Donald Butler dragged him down.

"I (saw) the line, so once I saw the goal line, I just kind of tried to reach the ball over. Make sure I was safe to get the ball over," he says. "Make sure I secured it, so I didn't fumble it and got the ball in."

Bell ran for 111 yards in the game.

"The guys up front did their job and made it so I could get to the line of scrimmage and get the ball into the end zone," he says. "It was a great play call. Great execution. I'm glad we went out there and won the game."

Pittsburgh quarterback Michael Vick kept the drive alive with a 24-yard scramble up the middle and then a 16-yard pass to Heath Miller one play before Bell's big run.

The Steelers improved to 3-2.

San Diego dropped to 2-3.
     
 

    In the NFL, Pittsburgh scored the winning touchdown as time expired in a 24-20 win over San Diego.
    Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell bulled his way into the endzone on a 1-yard wildcat run.
    He took the direct snap with five seconds left, ran left and was buried in traffic before diving for the end zone.
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    Bell finished with 111 yards rushing.
    Steelers quarterback Michael Vick kept the drive alive with a 24-yard scramble up the middle and then a 16-yard pass to Heath Miller one play before Bell's big run.
      Pittsburgh improved to 3-2.

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