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Thomas Davis

Steelers' Brown leaves with calf injury, taken to hospital

Steelers star receiver Antonio Brown left the team's highly anticipated matchup against New England in the second quarter Sunday with a left calf injury.

Brown left in obvious pain after getting his left leg tangled up with a pair of New England defenders. He was helped to the medical tent, then taken to a hospital for further examination.

Brown, the NFL's leading receiver, had two catches for 24 yards before leaving the game.

Pittsburgh rookie running back James Conner left with a sprained knee in the fourth quarter.

The Patriots lost running back Rex Burkhead with a knee injury in the first half. He did not return as the Patriots rallied to beat the...

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