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                    === Redman powers Steelers past Giants ===
 
 East  Rutherford, NJ  (Sports  Network)  - Isaac  Redman  scored the  go-ahead
 touchdown  late in the fourth quarter, as the Pittsburgh Steelers rallied past
 the  New  York Giants, 24-20, in  a battle between two storied franchises that
 have combined to win four of the past seven Super Bowls.
 
 With  Rashard Mendenhall  and Jonathan Dwyer sidelined due to injuries, Redman
 carried  the ball 26 times for a career-high 147 yards for the Steelers (5-3),
 who have won three in a row.
 
 Ben Roethlisberger completed 21-of-30 passes for 216 yards, two touchdowns and
 an  interception for Pittsburgh, which was forced to fly into Newark on Sunday
 morning due to the lack of hotel rooms in the New York-New Jersey area because
 of damage from Hurricane Sandy.
 
 Eli Manning connected on 10-of-24 passes for 125 yards and an interception for
 the Giants (6-3), who had a four-game winning streak snapped.
 
 "We  haven't  been playing our  best football  offensively the last few weeks.
 Tonight, it finally caught up with us," Manning said.
 
 Of  course, Manning and Roethlisberger were both drafted back in 2004. Manning
 was  selected  No. 1 overall by  the San Diego  Chargers and was traded to the
 Giants.  Since then, Manning has been Super Bowl MVP twice. Roethlisberger has
 also won a pair of Super Bowl rings since being selected by the Steelers.
 
 Andre  Brown  carried the  ball seven  times for  20 yards  and a score. Ahmad
 Bradshaw rushed for 48 yards on 15 carries.
 
 The  Steelers  were down 20-10 after  Lawrence Tynes made a 23-yard field goal
 with 1 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter.
 
 Pittsburgh  used the  speed  of  Mike Wallace  to  start  the comeback.  Faced
 with  a  3rd-and-5 near midfield, Roethlisberger  threw a pass to Wallace over
 the  middle  of the  field. The  speedy Wallace  made his  way toward the left
 sideline before sprinting 51 yards for a touchdown.
 
 Following a three-and-out from the Giants, Emmanuel Sanders returned a punt 63
 yards to the New York 12-yard line. However, the Steelers were stopped on 3rd-
 and-1  from the three.  Pittsburgh sent the field goal unit on the field in an
 attempt  to  tie the game.  Instead, Drew Butler took  the snap and tossed the
 ball to Shaun Suisham. The kicker was stopped for a loss of one yard.
 
 "I  took a shot  and the guys backed my play like I knew they would," Steelers
 coach  Mike  Tomlin said.  "I  appreciate  that.  They overcome  bad  coaching
 sometimes. That's on me."
 
 Pittsburgh's  defense  was able  to force  another three-and-out. The Steelers
 started  at their own 49-yard line this time around. Heath Miller caught a 14-
 yard  pass on  the second play, moving the  ball to the 33. A few plays later,
 the  visitors  had a 3rd-and-7 shortened  down to 3rd-and-2 due to a defensive
 offside  penalty. Redman  ripped off an 8-yard run before finding the end zone
 from one yard out, making it 24-20 with 4:02 to play.
 
 Once  again, the Giants went three-and-out on offense. Pittsburgh took over at
 its  own  28 with 2:52 left.  Sanders caught a  16-yard pass on third down and
 Redman recorded a 28-yard run to seal the victory.
 
 "We've  got big time  respect for what the Giants are capable of in the fourth
 so  hopefully this is  a big step for us in terms of trying to be the football
 team we desire to be. We'll enjoy it tonight," Tomlin said.
 
 Following a pair of punts from each team to start the game, Manning was picked
 off  by Ike  Taylor. Roethlisberger then led an 11-play, 58-yard scoring drive
 that  Redman  started with a  17-yard run. On 3rd-and-4  from the New York 23,
 Roethlisberger found Will Johnson for a gain of five yards. Sanders capped the
 march  with a 4-yard  TD catch in the back of the end zone, making it 7-0 with
 12:09 left until the half.
 
 The  Giants responded  with a touchdown of their own. A 41-yard defensive pass
 interference  call on  Keenan Lewis  set  up New  York at  the Pittsburgh  20.
 Bradshaw  gained four  yards on  3rd-and-2 to  make it  1st-and-goal from  the
 eight.  The  Giants faced  another third  down, but this  time a personal foul
 penalty  on Ryan  Clark gave the home  team a fresh set of downs. After Taylor
 dropped  an easy  pick in the end zone,  Clark made a hard hit on Victor Cruz.
 Clark  was called  for a  blow  to the  head  despite Cruz  hurting his  ribs.
 Brown rumbled into the end zone on the next play to tie the game.
 
 Another  controversial call  swung  in  favor of  the  Giants  on the  ensuing
 Steelers possession. On 2nd-and-5 from the New York 32, Roethlisberger dropped
 back  to pass and had the ball stripped by Osi Umenyiora. Michael Boley picked
 up  the ball and  raced 70 yards the other way for a touchdown. The fumble was
 upheld upon review despite Roethlisberger's arm appearing to come forward with
 the ball still in his hand, which would constitute the tuck rule. Instead, New
 York led 14-7 with 5:11 remaining.
 
 Pittsburgh  took over  at its own 41  after Tynes missed a 51-yard field goal.
 With  31 seconds  to  work with,  Roethlisberger completed  passes  of 24  and
 23  yards  to Jerricho  Cotchery  and  Miller,  respectively. Suisham  made  a
 30-yard field goal to make it 14-10 at the break.
 
 Tynes  made  a pair of  field goals  in the third  stanza to extend New York's
 lead.  He  was good from 50  yards out on  the Giants' first possession of the
 second half.
 
 After  Roethlisberger was picked off by Corey Webster, New York moved the ball
 to  the 2-yard  line.  However, Brown  lost  three yards  on  second down  and
 Manning's  pass  to Rueben Randle fell  incomplete on third down. Tynes made a
 23-yarder this time around to make it 20-10 with 1:32 left.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Since  2000,  Pittsburgh is 37-14 against  NFC teams during the regular season
 ...  Steelers wide  receiver Antonio Brown injured his left ankle in the first
 half  and  running back/returner Chris  Rainey left  late in the third quarter
 with  a rib injury. Pittsburgh came into the game without safety Troy Polamalu
 (calf),  offensive  tackle Marcus  Gilbert  (ankle)  and linebacker  Stevenson
 Sylvester  (hamstring)  ... Wallace  had three  catches for  66 yards ... Cruz
 hauled in five passes for 67 yards.
 
 
 11/04 21:22:56 ET