Posted December 31, 2012 on AP on Fox

PITTSBURGH - AUGUST 14: Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers crosses the goal line on a 64 yard touchdown catch against the Detroit Lions during the preseason game on August 14, 2010 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II milled about the locker room after Sunday's 24-10 season-ending win over Cleveland, offering handshakes to some players, pats on the back to others. It wasn't a typical fall in Pittsburgh (8-8), which avoided its first losing season in a decade but missed the playoffs for the first time in three years after a dramatic collapse. Yet even with the anticipated departure of several bold-faced names, the Steelers remain committed to the plan that's made them one of the most consistent forces in a league where parity rules. ''There's going to be a few `old-school' guys like us left who can impart some wisdom and leadership,'' safety Troy Polamalu said. Not so much in Cleveland, where coach Pat Shurmur's two-year tenure is likely down to its final hours. If he departs, the Browns (5-11) will be in search of their sixth coach since the franchise was reborn in 1999. Though Shurmur hasn't spoken to new owner Jimmy Haslam, the coach - who is 9-23 in ...
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