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Steelers Big Three reach another milestone

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They are the first trio in league history with 4,500 passing yards, 1,500 receiving yards and 1,300 rushing yards.

Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

Not Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin and Emmitt Smith. Not the combination of Joe Montana and Steve Young with Jerry Rice and Roger Craig or Ricky Watters. Not even Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson and Eddie Lacy.

Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell are the only trio of players from a team to ever throw for 4,500 yards, catch for 1,500 yards and rush for 1,300 yards. And the Steelers still have one more game to play in this regular season.

While that stat, and a buck fifty, will get you a huge coffee and a newspaper, it's impressive in its own right. All three of them were selected to the 2015 NFL Pro Bowl team, and it's likely Brown and Bell will be selected for the first team All Pro team.

It's a career-season for all three of them, and the result is, with eight more points, the highest-scoring Steelers team in history. They'll look to break the previous high set by the 1979 Steelers - 416 points - when they take on the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. The winner will claim the AFC North championship.

The Bengals struggled mightily to handle Pittsburgh's Big Three in Week 14. Roethlisberger was 25-for-39 for 350 yards and three touchdowns in the win, with nine of those catches and 117 of those yards going for Brown. Bell stole the show, though, rattling off 185 rushing yards and 50 receiving yards in the win.