Steelers Backup QB Leftwich Has Broken Ribs; Batch Likely to Start Sunday in Cleveland

Next up – Charlie Batch.

That appears to be the call for the Steelers next game Sunday as the Steelers get set to try and get to 7-4 when they battle the 2-8 Browns in Cleveland.

Byron Leftwich, who started the Steelers tough 13-10 loss to the Ravens Sunday night, suffered fractured ribs during the contest when he fell into the end zone during the only Steelers TD of the night.

So now the team will likely turn to Batch, who stated a pair of the first four Steelers games back in 2010 when Ben Roethlisberger started the season on the suspension list from the league, beating the Bucs and losing to the Ravens at home.

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