On Deck: Pittsburgh at Cincinnati

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On Deck will be here all season to provide you with everything you need to know (and a few things you don't) about every postseason game during the 2015 season.

The Teams: The Steelers needed some help to get into the playoffs, and they got it, and the Bengals have faded a bit from being a possible Super Bowl contender earlier in the year to a team chugging along slowly with a backup quarterback.

Past Meetings: The Steelers lead the all-time series 58-35, including one postseason win back in the 2005 season in the AFC Wild Card round. Their last meeting was last month when the Steelers won 33-20.

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Who's Hot: The Antonio Brown machine moved along on Sunday with another huge game in the Steelers' win over the Browns. Brown caught 13 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown, giving him a league-leading 1,834 receiving yards on the season to go with 10 touchdowns. Ben Roethlisberger threw for 349 yards and three scores to go with two picks.

A.J. McCarron, who replaced starting quarterback Andy Dalton last month, wasn't flashy in the Bengals' win over Baltimore, but he was efficient. He passed for 160 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions and relied on his running game led by Jeremy Hill (96 yards) and Gio Bernard (36 yards).

Who's Not: After a slow start to the game, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams had five carries for 8 yards before leaving the game with an injury. As a result, the Steelers rushed for just 30 yards as a team.

A.J. Green had just four catches for the Bengals for 34 yards, but he did find the end zone.

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