A look at how the quarterbacks around the division fared Sunday:
Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
Stats: 11-for-24 for 135 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions.
Sunday at Steelers: The rookie second-round draft pick had his worst game of the season. He completed fewer than half of his passes for the first time this year and was sacked three times, which tied a season worst. Take away A.J. Green (six catches for 87 yards) and Dalton had five completions for 48 yards. The Steelers have had his number this season.
QBR: 35.3 (25th among quarterbacks this week)
Colt McCoy, Cleveland Browns
Stats: 17-for-35 for 192 yards, one touchdown and one interception.
Sunday against the Ravens: It was sloppy weather. His receivers dropped passes. These are valid excuses but McCoy played a major part in another lethargic offensive effort with poor throws. McCoy only had one interception but it should've been more. He threw a couple right to the Ravens, but it seems that even defenses are dropping his passes these days. This marked the fifth time this year, and second straight week, that McCoy has completed fewer than half of his passes.
QBR: 23.2 (28th)
Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
Stats: 10-for-23 for 158 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions.
Sunday at Browns: Flacco was a non-factor but he didn't have to be one. With the way the Ravens were running the ball, he just had to be a game manager. He turned the ball over once, his 11th of the season (which ties his career worst). Still, Flacco misfired on all three pass attempts in the red zone, and he managed just one completion on three scoring drives. He did convert a fourth down with a quarterback sneak.
QBR: 48.8 (19th)
Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
Stats: 15-for-23 for 176 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions.
Sunday against the Bengals: Roethlisberger doesn't have to throw deep to generate big plays. He is learning to get the ball off quick to Antonio Brown and Mike Wallace, whose speed and elusiveness can break long gains. Roethlisberger, though, keeps coming up big by extending plays in the red zone. Rolling out to his right, he fired a bullet to Wallace on the right side of the end zone for a 12-yard touchdown. He would've had more than 200 yards passing but he sat out the final 10 minutes of the rout.
QBR: 76.7 (7th)