It was over when ...
Running back Gary Russell muscled his way into the end zone for a touchdown, giving the Steelers a 24-0 lead with 9:45 left.
After beginning the year with consecutive 100-yard efforts, Willie Parker missed six games due to injury and the offense struggled to find a rhythm. Against the Browns, Parker opened the scoring with a 34-yard dash down the right sideline for a touchdown. He finished with 116 yards on 23 carries, his fourth 100-yard game of the season.
The Browns were blanked for the second straight week and haven't scored an offensive touchdown in 24 quarters, a new NFL record.
Just before halftime, starting QB Ben Roethlisbergersuffered a concussion when he took simultaneous hits from two Browns defenders. He was immobilized, carted off the field and taken to the hospital as a precaution. He was replaced by backup Byron Leftwich. ... The Steelers are 6-0 vs. AFC North teams this season, their first undefeated record in the division since 2002. ... Bruce Gradkowski was the fourth different starting QB for the Browns this season (most in the NFL).