´ Steel Curtain Rising: First Draft: Steelers Prevail Over Browns, 10-6

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Monday, September 15, 2008

First Draft: Steelers Prevail Over Browns, 10-6

Like many of you, work beckons tomorrow morning, and its already almost 1:00 am in my neck of the woods. So this is "First Draft," with inital thoughts on the game. Check back for a thorough analysis tomorrow.

The Steelers improved their record tonight by defeating the Cleveland Browns on the road by a score of 10-6. Played in a terrible wind, the Steelers were led by Ben Roethlisberger, Willie Parker, and a defense that came up with plays when it had to.

The Steelers were also aided by a Cleveland team that was plagued by poor clock management at the end of both halves.

Players of the game:

Big Ben: He played fearlessly and almost flawlessly with a seperated shoulder
Willie Parker: He turned in a another hundred year game. He broke no long runs, but he moved the chains.
Troy Polamalu: My, what it a difference it makes to have him back healthy
Chris Kemoeatu: Another oustanding performance, opening holes for Willie.
Bryant McFadden: Came up big in two key plays

That's all for now, full commentary will follow tomorrow.

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