Steelers fans, it’s been a rough season, but the team has been rewarded with another home win in a big spot.
The Steelers beat the 49ers 49-23 on Sunday at Gillette, setting a new NFL record for the most consecutive wins at home.
The Steelers have been in a home stretch since beating the Raiders and Bengals in Week 10 and have won seven of their last eight.
Steelers receiver Antonio Brown caught six passes for 117 yards and a touchdown.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was sacked four times.
The Steelers won their first three games, but they lost five of those and were tied for last in the AFC North with a 9-7 record at home this season.
“It’s a big game, and we need to stay focused on the team, and the fans are here to support us,” coach Mike Tomlin said.
“They deserve a good game.
We’ve got to stay in this rhythm.”