Steelers vs Browns: Predicting the Steelers starting defensive lineup

Curt Popejoy
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Thanks to the Pittsburgh Steelers comeback win over the Indianapolis Colts last week this week’s game against the Cleveland Browns doesn’t carry any real weight. So this means the Steelers have the luxury to rest some players heading into the playoffs. There are also some injury concerns with the Steelers so that could have an impact on this as well.

Here is our prediction for the Steelers defensive starters this week against Cleveland.

DE-Stephon Tuitt

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DT-Tyson Alualu

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DT-Isaiah Buggs

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OLB-Alex Highsmith

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OLB-Ola Adeniyi

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LB-Vince Williams

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LB-Avery Williamson

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CB-Joe Haden

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CB-Steven Nelson

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S-Minkah Fitzpatrick

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S-Marcus Allen

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