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Steelers vs. Redskins score: Pittsburgh ahead, 27-9, after 3 quarters

The Pittsburgh Steelers' offense has been efficient through three quarters, as the Steelers lead the Washington Redskins, 27-9, heading into the final quarter at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are looking to remain perfect at home this season.

Pittsburgh's offense has gained 311 total yards to Washington's 195. The Steelers have scored on all but one of their drives thus far.

Washington scored for the first time since early in the second quarter on Kai Forbath's 48-yard field goal with 11:57 left in the quarter.

The Steelers had a punt return touchdown negated by a penalty for illegal block in the back, allowing Washington to remain within 18 points.

Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers have moved the ball well against the Redskins, scoring on all but one of their drives. Roethlisberger has thrown for 200 yards and three touchdowns. Because of injuries, Jonathan Dwyer is once again leading the Pittsburgh rushing attack with 12 carries for 89 yards.

Shaun Suisham is 2-2 on field goals, hitting from 48 and 27 yards.

Washington has the ball inside Pittsburgh territory to begin the fourth quarter.

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