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Case Keenum in for Baker Mayfield in Week 6

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree  and defensive end Stephon Tuitt combine to sack Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the first quarter at Heinz Field.  Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Baker Mayfield is out of the game and Case Keenum has replaced him as the third quarter ends against the Steelers. Pittsburgh has a commanding 31-7 lead and have hit Mayfield early and often, who had injured ribs coming into this game.

Mayfield hasn’t been good, completing 10-of-18 passes for 119 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions, but this move is likely to keep him healthy more than anything. Mayfield has been sacked four times in this matchup and hit many more times. With a 24-point deficit in the fourth-quarter and the Steelers defense playing well, the move is likely for the best.

Mayfield will probably be limited once again in practice next week as the Browns prepare for the Bengals.