Steelers

Nobody complaining after coldly burying Browns

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Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers celebrates Le'Veon Bell's first-half touchdown. — MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

CLEVELAND -- The talk from the Steelers all week was simply to find a way to win. Any way to win.

If it just so happened to be an all-around, dominating, smack-you-in-the-mouth, run-it-down-your-throat, sack-fest — even if it was against the winless Browns — then so be it.

Well, this one fell somewhere right in the middle, but the Steelers snapped their longest losing streak in three years and climbed back into a first-place tie in the AFC North with an old-school 24-9 win over the Browns at a cold, windy, snowy and gloomy First Energy Stadium, a setting reminiscent of the glory days of the rivalry.

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