Ward, who was an alternate, was named to the Pro Bowl Monday night – an injury replacement for Steelers safety Troy Polamalu.
A Pittsburgh Steelers fan imprisoned for murder has sued the league and wants a federal judge to delay the remainder of the playoffs so the Steelers can have another chance to qualify for them.
The Browns will not have to worry about jet lag going across timezones since the farthest west the team will travel is Nashville.
Within the Browns locker room the thought that Chudzinski could be fired was preposterous to even consider, but it is very real.
Le’Veon Bell ran for 90 yards and a touchdown and Pittsburgh maintained its unlikely pursuit of a playoff berth, drubbing the lifeless Browns 20-7 on Sunday. If San Diego loses to Kansas City after both Baltimore and Miami lost Sunday, the Steelers sneak in.
Jason Campbell completed 23 of 40 passes for 217 yards, an interception and a touchdown as the Browns ended the season with a franchise record 7th straight defeat, falling to the Steelers 20-7.
Mary Kay Cabot, Browns beat reporter for the Plain Dealer and cleveland.com, joined Joe Lull on the Fan Sunday Tailgate to preview the final game of the regular season.
For the fourth straight season and fifth time in 6 seasons, the Cleveland Browns will end another difficult year against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
A victory over reeling Cleveland in the season finale is only part of the complicated equation it will take for the Steelers (7-8) to make the postseason. Baltimore, Miami and San Diego need to lose, too.
There is an argument that the Browns should take one for the team and just finish the year 4-12 to secure at least the No. 4 pick in next May’s NFL Draft but Rob Chudzinski and his team wants to hear nothing of that conversation.