With the Bears sitting at 3-4 and the Eagles in last place, it would appear that the Steelers have found their home in the NFC East.
With the win over the Bears, they have moved to 5-0 on the season and tied for first place with the Rams.
They will open their new season on Sunday against the Bears.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had the team in the red zone with his sixth touchdown pass of the season on the first drive of the game.
The Bears had just one first down on their first drive in the game, but they would go on to convert a second down on the next drive.
The offense scored the game’s first touchdown when they converted a 3rd and long to set up Antonio Brown for a 25-yard touchdown.
Roethisberger went on to throw for three touchdowns and two interceptions.
Running back Le’Veon Bell added a career-high 125 yards rushing on 14 carries.
Quarterbacks Tyrod Taylor and Eli Manning each had one touchdown pass for the Bears in their season opener.
The game was not a total rout for the Steelers, who were able to hold off a late surge from the Bears to get their first win of the new year.
The win was also the Steelers first over the 49ers since December of 2014.
They are currently 5-2 in their last seven games in the series, and are 2-1 in the season series against San Francisco.
The loss to the Bears puts the Steelers at 7-3 against the NFC West.
The Packers have not won a home game against the Steelers since 2011.
The teams meet again on Sunday, December 4th.