Browns RB Ben Tate leaves game with knee injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate left Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a knee injury.

Tate had six carries for 45 yards, but went to the trainer's room in the second quarter and did not return for the second half.

The Browns signed Tate to a two-year deal in the offseason hoping he could take some of the pressure off quarterback Brian Hoyer. Tate ripped off a 25-yard run midway through the second quarter before getting injured. He was replaced by rookie Terrance West.

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