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Pittsburgh 27, Cleveland 11
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, November 24, 2013
Where: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio
Temperature: 20°
Head Official: Terry McAulay
Attendance: 71513

Steelers 27, Browns 11: Ben Roethlisberger passed for 217 yards and two touchdowns and as visiting Pittsburgh beat Cleveland for the 18th time in the last 20 meetings.

Antonio Brown caught six passes for 92 yards and a score and Emmanuel Sanders also had a touchdown grab for the Steelers (5-6), who have won five of their last seven to surge back into the AFC playoff picture after an 0-4 start. Pittsburgh was outgained 367-302 but forced four turnovers, including William Gay's 21-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Josh Gordon had 14 catches for a franchise-record 237 yards and a touchdown for the Browns (4-7), who managed only 55 rushing yards on 16 attempts. Jason Campbell was 14-of-22 for 124 yards before leaving with a possible concussion midway through the third quarter and replacement Brandon Weeden went 13-of-30 for 209 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

The teams traded field goals in the first quarter before Pittsburgh's defense took over. Roethlisberger hit Brown for a 41-yard scoring strike to make it 10-3 and Shaun Suisham added a 32-yard field goal just before halftime.

Campbell was knocked out when he took a blow to the helmet on a play in which Gay strip-sacked him. Will Allen returned the fumble 49 yards, setting up Roethlisberger's 4-yard touchdown pass to Sanders for a 20-3 lead.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Campbell also suffered a rib injury in the second quarter but missed only one offensive snap before returning. … Brown joined Yancey Thigpen, John Stallworth and Hines Ward as the only Pittsburgh players to register 80 receptions in a season. … Roethlisberger improved to 16-1 as a starter against the Browns and has 26 touchdowns and 10 interceptions against them.

Top Game Performances
Pittsburgh   Cleveland
Le'Veon Bell Player Chris Ogbonnaya
23 Attempts 4
80 Yards 26
3.5 Avg Yards 6.5
0 Touchdowns 0
13 Long 10
Pittsburgh   Cleveland
Antonio Brown Player Josh Gordon
6 Receptions 14
92 Yards 237
15.3 Avg Yards 16.9
1 Touchdowns 1
41 Long 47
Team Stats Summary
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
Pittsburgh 302 85 217 3 2 1 5.0 3
Cleveland 388 55 333 1 1 0 0.0 0
Upcoming Games
  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against Jacksonville. The Browns have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Pittsburgh will play their next game on the road against Baltimore. The Steelers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.