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Steelers vs. Browns: News and updates leading into Week 12

Woodley, Keisel inactive for Steelers vs. Browns

Brett Keisel and LaMarr Woodley will miss their second straight game when the Steelers and Browns kick off at 1 p.m.

Key matchups: Velasco vs. Taylor

If the Steelers are to have any success on the ground against the Cleveland Browns, Fernando Velasco will have to win his 1-on-1 against Browns NT Phil Taylor - which isn't an easy battle to win.

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BTSC On Demand: TribLive Radio at 11 a.m. ET

Listen to me discuss the pregame news before the Steelers' Week 12 game against the Browns with TribLive Radio's Michael Grau at 11 a.m. ET.

Fantasy Football: Which Steelers to start/sit

Cleveland presents a big challenge to the Steelers' offense, and considering the weather, it may be a week to avoid Pittsburgh players.

Steelers have won six of seven against Norv Turner

Cleveland's offensive coordinator has been plagued by the Steelers in his multiple head coaching stints in the NFL. The Steelers haven't faced him as a coordinator, like they will when Cleveland hosts Pittsburgh at 1 p.m. ET Sunday in Week 12.

Steelers vs. Browns injury reports for both teams

With the obvious nicks and bruises that come with NFL games in the second half of the season, both teams are relatively healthy - except the Steelers may be down two defensive starters for the second straight game.

5 reasons the Steelers will beat the Browns

A rough-and-tumble match between two AFC North rivals awaits the viewing audience today. The Steelers are able to win this game, and here are some of the reasons why.

Steelers vs. Browns: Th basic info on watching

The Steelers and Browns write another chapter in a storied rivalry when they meet at FirstEnergy Field Sunday in NFL Week 12 action.

Steelers season reaches two game critical phase

The Steelers reach a critical point of leverage that may determine the fate of this season and beyond.

Ray Horton impacted players and employees

Ray Horton left his mark during his time with the Steelers, and he might have left just as big a mark in leaving the team with one employee.

Browns never beaten Steelers, Ravens in same year

The Browns knocked off the Ravens in Week 9, giving first-year head coach Rob Chudzynski a chance to break another long streak when his team faces the Steelers in Week 12.

Thomas out, Woodley, Keisel questionable

The Steelers could be without three defenders for the second straight game when they take on the Cleveland Browns in Week 12 Sunday.

Hood looking to build on Week 11 performance

With defensive end Brett Keisel not looking likely to play Sunday, Ziggy Hood will get his second straight start. His five tackles and a sack against Detroit might have been a breakout performance. BTSC's Dale Grdnic explains why.

Steelers vs. Browns: Rooney fanning rivalry flames

Steelers president Art Rooney II admitted Baltimore is the Steelers' bigger rival, but points out new chapters of long-standing rivalries are written over games like Sunday's.

5 Questions with Dawgs By Nature

Leading into the Steelers' first game this year against the Cleveland Browns, we touch base with Dawgs By Nature editor Chris Pokorny to talk about some of the news surrounding the upcoming game.

Woodley, Keisel miss practice Thursday

Ramon Foster and Emmanuel Sanders appear on track to play Sunday at the Cleveland Browns, but the return of LaMarr Woodley and Brett Keisel to the lineup after missing Week 11 is up in the air.

Steelers vs. Browns: ONE GAME OUT

Forget all the atrocities -- the Steelers are in the playoff hunt.

NFL Week 12 picks

Lots of big playoff-impacting games in the AFC this week, including the Steelers' biggest road test of the year at Cleveland. It's tough to call, and the game will probably be decided late. For now, we're taking.........

Steelers vs. Browns: Bingo game is about to begin

The Steelers' offense is split and moving in opposite directions. While the passing game is on pace to set records, the running game is equally moving toward setting records of the opposite kind.

Injury report: Keisel, Thomas out Wednesday

A bit healthier of an outlook in Week 12 than last week, the Steelers saw Ramon Foster and LaMarr Woodley return to practice Wednesday.

Campbell shares Browns lack of success against Ben

Yes, the Browns passed on Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the 2004 NFL Draft. Their success with QBs has been bleak, at best, since then. So has Jason Campbell's against the Steelers.

Steelers may get three players back for Week 12

While the Steelers could see the return of three key veteran players, all three will likely be limited in the early part of the week, as will WR Emmanuel Sanders.

Spaeth will be evaluated, may practice this week

Whether Spaeth can return this season will depend on his ability to get on the field and practice.

Not about the huddle, it's about collaboration

Whether Ben Roethlisberger is calling plays at the line or Todd Haley signals them into the huddle, what's important in the Steelers' last six games is getting all contributors on the same page.

Steelers receiving records about to fall

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is on pace to break the team's receptions and receiving yards records.