5 things that stood out vs. Browns

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  • Antonio Brown continues to have an amazing season, pulling in 10 receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns in the win over the Browns. Brown has seven career multi-touchdown reception games, tying Roy Jefferson and Louis Lipps for fourth-most by a Steelers player since 1960. Brown also surpassed Louis Lipps for the fifth-most yards from scrimmage in Steelers history.
  • Brown wasn't the only one with a big day in the passing game. Martavis Bryant had six receptions for 178 yards and a touchdown.
  • Ben Roethlisberger came 'off the bench' when Landry Jones was injured to complete 22 passes for 379 yards and three touchdowns. The three touchdown passes tied Dave Krieg (261) for 14th most passing touchdowns in NFL history.
  • The defense did their part as well, sacking Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel six times. The work was spread out, with Lawrence Timmons, Ryan Shazier, Cam Heyward, and Stephon Tuitt each getting a sack and Arthur Moats and Jarvis Jones splitting a sack. The Steelers were credited with a team sack as well.
  • The defense also came up with three turnovers, including Mike Mitchell with his third interception of the season and the ninth of his career.
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