Steelers lead Browns, 14-0, at the half

Posted Dec 29, 2013

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers held a 14-0 lead over Jason Campbell and the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field Sunday.

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers enjoyed a 14-0 halftime lead over the Cleveland Browns in Sunday’s AFC North Division regular-season finale at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh rookie running back Le’Veon Bell rushed for a five-yard touchdown and extended the Steelers’ lead over the Browns to 14-0 with 4:22 to play in the first half.

Bell took a handoff from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and spun out of a Billy Winn tackle at the seven-yard line before cutting up-field and running through a tackle attempt from cornerback Buster Skrine after stutter-stepping his way past free safety Tashaun Gipson at the four.

Bell finished off a 14-play, 67-yard drive that took 8:17 off the second-quarter clock, and has now rushed for eight touchdowns this season.

The Steelers held a 7-0 lead over the Browns after the first quarter of play.

Pittsburgh wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery caught his team-leading ninth touchdown of the season from nine yards out, and gave the Steelers a 7-0 lead over the Browns with 9:53 to play in the first quarter.

The Steelers’ first scoring drive of the game covered 62 yards in nine plays and took 3:36 off the clock.

Pittsburgh converted both of its third-down attempts on the possession, including a third-and-one from its own 47-yard line, and later, a third-and-10 from the Browns’ 21. Running back Jonathan Dwyer ran for a six-yard gain on the Steelers’ first third-down attempt, and Roethlisberger completed a 12-yard pass to Cotchery for the conversion on third-and-10.

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