Chris Boswell kicked three field goals as the Steelers pushed past the Bengals 16-10 in Cincinnati.
James Washington caught a 79-yard touchdown pass from Devlin Hodges, who took over for the struggling Mason Rudolph.
Hodges finished 5-of-11 for 118 yards and a touchdown for the Steelers, who improve to 6-and-5. Pitt product Tyler Boyd finished with 101 receiving yards and a score for the Bengals.
The Steelers will return home to face the Browns Sunday.