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Steelers need Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown on the field vs. Broncos
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Steelers need Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown on the field vs. Broncos
Tuesday January 12th, 2016

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will likely miss Sunday’s divisional round game against the Denver Broncos due to a concussion, reports ESPN’s Bob Holtzman.

Brown sustained the head injury on a hit by Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict in Pittsburgh's 18–16 win in Saturday's AFC wild-card matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Burfict was flagged, helping set up a game-winning field goal by Steelers kicker Chris Boswell.

Burfict came in high as Brown was trying to make a catch across the middle, hitting the receiver’s helmet with his shoulder pad. Brown was forced to leave the game after the hit and was later diagnosed with a concussion.

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Brown, 27, had 136 receptions for 1,834 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns this season for the Steelers.

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