Found January 02, 2012 on Cleveland Frowns:
“We played sub-par today, but got a win. We need to step up next week and get better — a lot better.” — James Harrison If these Browns were a one-term president, they’d be James Buchanan. … [A] team where as many players (nine) had concussions as scored touchdowns this season. — Terry Pluto ————— For the twelfth year in a row, there are at least five teams in the NFL playoffs who weren’t in them the year before. And for the ninth year in a row, of course, one of those teams isn’t the Cleveland Browns, which we’ve known for awhile now. So, yesterday: The banged-up Steelers didn’t seem to know whether they wanted to play football or not. As it turned out, yesterday’s game wound up completely meaningless to their playoff positioning thanks to the Ravens win over the Bengals. With Baltimore out to a 17-3 halftime lead in Cincinnati and with the Steelers playing a hobbled starting quarterback and center, and already having lost starting running back Rashard Mendenhall to a knee in
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Steelers escape with 13-9 win over Browns

Isaac Redman replaced an injured Rashard Mendenhall and ran for a touchdown as Pittsburgh limped into the AFC playoffs with a 13-9 win Sunday over Cleveland, the Steelers' 16th victory in 17 games against the Browns. Redman scored on a 7-yard run in the third quarter for the Steelers (12-4), who finished tied with Baltimore for first in the AFC North but lost the tiebreaker...

Steelers lose Mendenhall in season-ending win

Rashard Mendenhall leaned on his crutches and bowed his head. The pain wasn't unbearable for Pittsburgh's leading rusher. However, the thought of missing the AFC playoffs might have been too much to handle. Mendenhall injured his right knee in the first quarter Sunday and had to watch the Steelers stumble their way to a 13-9 win over the Cleveland Browns, who kept it close...

Injuries testing Steelers' depth as Broncos loom

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin knows safety Ryan Clark wants to play in Denver on Sunday when the Steelers take on the Broncos in the wild card round. It's why Tomlin didn't give Clark the option. The Steelers (12-4) will begin their quest for a second straight AFC title without Clark, who will be held out of the lineup as a precaution due to a sickle-cell trait that becomes...

Steelers to keep S Clark out of Sunday's playoff game

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark will not be allowed to be in Sunday's wild card game at the Denver Broncos. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said it was an easy decision to sit Clark, who has the sickle cell trait and had a violent reaction to play in Denver's high altitude in 2007. Clark had to undergo surgery to have his spleen and gall bladder removed. He lost more than...

Troy Polamalu Ripped Off of a Sack Stat

Steelers Safety Troy Polamlau made another one of his amazing timing plays against the Cleveland Browns.  Polamalu timed the snap perfectly and broke through the Browns offensive line before they even got out of their stances.  He grabbed Seneca Wallace and dragged him to the ground for the loss. The NFL is giving Polamalu a tackle for a loss on the play.  That is some garbage...

Big Ben starts Steelers' finale against Browns

As expected, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger started the season finale against Cleveland despite a high ankle sprain.

Browns Looking at Brad Childress

Forum: (NFL) Cleveland Browns Posted By: b00bie Post Time: 01-01-2012 at 02:23 PM

Source: Steelers RB Mendenhall out for playoffs

PITTSBURGH—The Pittsburgh Steelers journey through the playoffs won't include running back Rashard Mendenhall.

Steelers, Browns tied, 0-0

CLEVELAND -- The Steelers were tied 0-0 after one quarter with the Cleveland Browns today.
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.