What now? Steelers face uncertain future after quick exit

What now? Steelers face uncertain future after quick exit

Cleveland plays Sunday at Kansas City.

The virus intermittently shut down the Browns' facility during December, infecting players, coaches, and staff and decimating an entire receiving corps along the way.

Hunt scored his first of two touchdowns to cap a six-play, 65-yard drive, bulldozing his way into the end zone and dragging a few Steelers with him along the way on an 11-yard touchdown run.

However, before he watches his next game, Stefanski might want to brush up on his remote skills. Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be back under center, and T.J. Watt, Cam Heyward and Maurkice Pouncey will all return to the fold.

And yet, Cleveland Browns players, the league, and the NFLPA have voiced no interest in a postseason with a bubble-type format. I think all of the veteran guys, as we are winding down our careers, we understand we don't know what is next, if there is going to be a next for some guys. Most notably, just a couple of years ago, the 2017 season saw the Browns go winless.

"I don't really rely on that", said Heyward, the team's defensive captain. With less than 4 minutes to go in the 4 quarter, Takitaki intercepted a pass that would've lead to a potential TD for the Steelers. Last season, the Chiefs spotted the Houston Texans a 24-0 lead, and then roared back to post a 51-31 victory. His first interception led a 40-yard passing touchdown from Browns' QB, Baker Mayfield, to wide receiver Jarvis Landry.

Special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer will serve as acting head coach Sunday and noted he will "try to be an extension" of Stefanski when it comes to decision-making.

For Nick Wright of First Things First, the disparity in quarterback performances signified the beginning of a new era in Cleveland and the closing of another in Pittsburgh.

They were without Pro Bowl guard Joel Bitonio and head coach Kevin Stefanski in the game after they tested positive for COVID-19.

And even a day after they were eliminated from the playoffs, the Steelers were still talking smack about the Browns: Claypool went live on TikTok to say, "Bad loss, but the Browns are gonna get clapped next week, so it's all good".

The Browns are hoping to get some players back from the COVID-19 list for the game.

The Seton Hall women's basketball game at No. 3 Connecticut, originally scheduled for February 10, will now be played next Wednesday in Storrs, Connecticut.

"I guess that my feed for whatever reason - I must have hit pause or something - was about 45 seconds behind", he confessed.

"We believe in the people in this room no matter what is going on", said Mayfield, when asked afterward about the Smith-Schuster quote.

The Steelers have activated guard Matt Feiler and linebacker Robert Spillane from injured reserve in time for tonight's playoff game against the Browns. "You made this day ideal, you took my entire breath away and I could not have imagined anything better".

"COVID didn't let them practice much this week which was not a good sign".

There is no heir apparent at left tackle for Villanueva and the idea of the line developing cohesion in the running game - something it hasn't really had since the first half of the 2018 season - seems a stretch.

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