With three catches for 58 yards, Brown became the NFL's all-time leader in receptions over a four-year span with 471. Hall of Famer Marvin Harrison previously held the record with 469 catches from 1999-2002, a stretch during which Harrison produced four straight 100-catch seasons. At 96 catches with two games left, Brown is set to join Harrison in the 4 x 100 club.
"I'll have to get the quarterback a good gift for that," Brown said of Ben Roethlisberger, the other half of one of the NFL's best tandems.
As for Bell, who produced 131 total yards in Cincinnati, the star running back now has 5,913 total yards from scrimmage since being drafted in 2013. That's the most by a Steeler over a player's first four seasons. Jerome Bettis held the record of 5,804 yards from 1996-99. And to think Bell has missed five games due to suspensions. That number would be closer to 6,500 over a full slate.
Bell is averaging 128.5 yards per game over 46 games, the highest clip in NFL history among players with a minimum of 40 games.
With both players in their primes -- Bell is 24 and Brown is 28 -- no wonder Brown says the duo can do "amazing things" together as Steelers.