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Steelers WR Antonio Brown penalized for kicking Browns' punter in face

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Steelers receiver Antonio Brown drew quite an unusual penalty in Sunday's game against the Browns.

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During a long punt return, Brown was penalized for kicking Cleveland punter Spencer Lanning in the face.


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Brown was called for unnecessary roughness and penalized 15 yards. The penalty didn't hurt the Pittsburgh offense, though. Le'Veon Bell broke a 38-yard touchdown run two plays later to put the Steelers up 24-3.

Lanning poked fun at the incident on Twitter after the game.

- Dan Gartland