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Ben Roethlisberger

Bell's 1-yard TD run at buzzer lifts Steelers over Chargers

Five seconds left, down by three points and the ball inside the 1. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a gutsy play against the San Diego Chargers. They got it for a stunning victory. Le'Veon Bell scored on a wildcat run as time expired to give Mike Vick and the Steelers a 24-20 victory Monday night that had tens of thousands of Pittsburgh fans roaring and waving their Terrible Towels at Qualcomm Stadium. Bell took the direct snap, ran left and was slowed in traffic before diving for the end zone and getting the ball across the line as Donald Butler dragged him down. "It was time to go to the mattresses, if you will," coach Mike Tomlin said. "We had to do what was...