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Chris Rainey's fumble with 2:25 left - Pittsburgh's seventh turnover - was recovered by Cleveland's Phil Taylor and the Browns handed their hated rivals a potentially devastating loss, 20-14 over the stumbling Steelers on Sunday.
Charlie Batch, forced to start at quarterback for Pittsburgh because of injuries to Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich, was picked off three times and the Steelers (6-5) lost five fumbles, the last on the final play of the game to help the Browns (3-8) beat Pittsburgh for just the second time in 18 games.
Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden sustained a head injury in the final minutes. Backup Colt McCoy finished the win.
Cleveland rookie Trent Richardson rushed for 85 yards, scoring the go-ahead touchdown on a 15-yarder in the third.
Batch finished 20 of 34 for 199 yards.
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger posted a picture of his newborn son, Benjamin Roethlisberger Jr., on his website Saturday.
The caption of the photo reads, "Ben's favorite photo so far ... and dad's new screen saver for his phone!"
The first child of Roethlisberger and wife Ashley was born Wednesday night and weighed in at 7 pounds, 1 ounce...
While the Steelers offense certainly will miss Roethlisberger, the Steelers defense as well as a solid run game and a “good enough” passing game should propel them to victory.
Oddsmakers currently have the Steelers to have about a 54% chance to win this game. At Sports Tradex, which is a free prediction marketplace that awards prizes to users who perform the best weekly, the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers sorely need to get quarterback Ben Roethlisberger back as soon as possible and there is a possibility that it could happed this next week against the Baltimore Ravens.
Roethlisberger, who has missed the last two games due to dislocated rib and right shoulder injury, hopes to play Sunday in Baltimore.
"I'm going to try," Roethlisberger told...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have activated guard David DeCastro from the injured reserve designated to return list and have placed Marcus Gilbert on IR due to an ankle injury he suffered back in week 6.
Steelers have activated guard David DeCastro from reserved/injured list.
— Sam Farmer(@LATimesfarmer) November 26, 2012
With the Steelers’ recent injuries on the offensive line,...
The Steelers have enough talent on the roster to carry them to the playoffs. They need to keep Batch upright and give him a chance to make plays down the field. The running game will be key this week.
After going a red hot 13-1 in week 11, I went 2-1 on Thanksgiving day. For the season that makes it 106-57. I'm still in striking distance of .750 for the season.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to rebound from a very tough loss at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens in week 11. Turnovers and a big punt return touchdown cost the Steelers a game they had a very good chance at winning. When it was all said and done the Ravens had squeaked out a 13-10 win and had taken a two game lead on the Steelers in the AFC North division. In week 12 the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have one less wide receiver on their practice squad right now as the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Toney Clemons to their 53 man roster today.
Clemons was drafted by the Steelers as their first of four seventh-round picks (231st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft out of Colorado.
The rookie registered just one catch for 14 yards during the preseason for the...
It’s game day. The Pittsburgh Steelers go into Cleveland looking like the walking wounded. Big Ben is out and Leftwich too, that leaves 37-year-old Charlie Batch to lead his Steelers team into the Browns stadium to take on their divisional rival Cleveland Browns. For Cleveland fans they are hoping their Browns defense can find a way to stop Batch. The Steelers defense can really...
Goodbye Rashard Mendenhall and while you're at it, take Mike Wallace with you.The Steelers need a real running back whose not afraid to get hit and wont shoot his mouth off every few weeks on Twitter. Your four injury plagued years have helped minimally while you continue to fumble your way back onto the bench. Heading into yesterday's game, your offense had a plan to...
While the Pittsburgh Steelers have declared quarterbacks Ben
Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich out for Sunday’s matchup against the
Cleveland Browns, the team has safety Troy Polamalu listed as doubtful and wide
receiver Antonio Brown as questionable to play.
Polamalu was able to return to practice for the first time
in seven weeks, but he remains doubtful to play Sunday...
Some late breaking news today as Bob Labriola reports via Twitter that Doug Legursky will get the start at left guard over Willie Colon for the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Cleveland Browns.
Colon showed up on the injury report on Friday with a knee injury, but will be dressed just in case.
Legursky started earlier this season at center against the Cincinnati Bengals when...
The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without Antonio Brown in their matchup against the Cleveland Browns. Brown has been dealing with an ankle injury for the past two games, but he was able to return to practice this week. It seems that return to practice does not mean he's ready to play.
According to Mike Florio of NBC Sports, Brown will be out, and Plaxico Burress could get...
Cliff Notes: Game will be close, but Steelers likely to prevail due to making less mistakes.
Steelers right tackle Mike Adams was carted to the locker room after suffering a left ankle injury. He will not return, according to the Steelers' official Twitter account.
Pittsburgh already lost linebacker LaMarr Woodley earlier in the game to the same injury. The team is also on third-string quarterback Charlie Batch after rib injuries to Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich...
The Steelers were unable to secure a victory over the Browns in Cleveland and now are in danger of losing their playoff spot to Cincinnati.