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Steelers' Antonio Brown to miss game against Denver while he recovers from a concussion.

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have ruled out All-Pro wide receiver from Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against Denver while he recovers from a concussion.

Brown left last weekend's wild-card win over Cincinnati after taking a shot to the head from Bengals linebacker . Brown has not practiced all week while following the NFL's concussion protocol. The four-time Pro Bowler tied for the league lead with 136 receptions and was second in yards receiving with 1,834 this season.

Brown had made 55 consecutive starts for Pittsburgh.

Steelers quarterback remains questionable for the showdown with the Broncos. Roethlisberger is dealing with a sprained right shoulder. He was limited in practice on Wednesday and Thursday. The team hopes he can throw during Friday's workout.


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PHOTO: Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, center, who is following NFL concussion protocol, watches teammate Martavius Bryant, right, run a drill, as he visits with offensive coordinator Todd Haley, right center, during an NFL football practice, in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. The Steelers face the Denver Broncos in an NFL Divisional playoff football game in Denver on Sunday. Brown did not participate in the team workout. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, center, who is following NFL concussion protocol, watches teammate Martavius Bryant, right, run a drill, as he visits with offensive coordinator Todd Haley, right center, during an NFL football practice, in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. The Steelers face the Denver Broncos in an NFL Divisional playoff football game in Denver on Sunday. Brown did not participate in the team workout. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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PHOTO: Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, center, who is following NFL concussion protocol, watches teammate Martavius Bryant, right, run a drill, as he visits with offensive coordinator Todd Haley, right center, during an NFL football practice, in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. The Steelers face the Denver Broncos in an NFL Divisional playoff football game in Denver on Sunday. Brown did not participate in the team workout. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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