NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Pittsburgh Steelers by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (17)
BEREA, Ohio (AP) Though two of his star players got hurt, Browns coach Pat Shurmur defended playing his regulars late in a blowout loss in Denver.
PITTSBURGH (AP) For the first time in his six-year head coaching career, Mike Tomlin will go into a game with his team already eliminated from playoff contention.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller sustained multiple torn ligaments in his right knee during the loss to the Bengals.