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Smart move is to rest Roethlisberger against Browns

They can't be serious, can they?

Ben Roethlisberger is questionable for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.

That's got to be some gamesmanship.

If the Steelers can't beat the Browns without Roethlisberger, then maybe they aren't the playoff-caliber team they're supposed to be.

It makes much more sense to hold out Roethlisberger this week. Add to it the bye week and he'll have two full weeks of recovery.

Landry Jones is capable of leading this team.

It's the Browns. It's at Heinz Field.

Rest Roethlisberger. It's the smart move.


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