9:00 PM ET, October 21, 2002
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Benching Kordell Stewart for journeyman Tommy Maddox three games into the season seemed like an act of desperation. It might be the best move Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher could have made.
Pittsburgh's Brent Alexander sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning in the second quarter.
Bettis left after gaining 33 yards on 11 carries, leaving him 35 yards behind O.J. Simpson for 11th place on the NFL career rushing list. ... The Colts are 0-12 in Pittsburgh, last winning there in 1968. ... Pittsburgh came into the game 0-3 against teams with winning records. ... The Colts, one of the NFL's best offenses last season, have scored only two touchdowns in their last two games.