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Tomlin preps for Steelers' meaningless finale against Browns

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CHRIS ADAMSKI
Associated Press
 
PITTSBURGH (AP) - For the first time in his six-year head coaching career, Mike Tomlin will head into a game with his team already eliminated from playoff contention.
 
Tomlin insists he isn't going to treat the week of preparation any differently.
 
A day after his Pittsburgh Steelers were knocked out of the postseason race with a loss to Cincinnati, Tomlin vowed that injuries would be the only factor dictating lineup changes for the regular-season finale Sunday.
 
Don't look for an abundance of younger players auditioning for 2013 jobs.
 
Among those who won't play for the Steelers (7-8) against the Cleveland Browns (5-10) is tight end Heath Miller, who sustained multiple torn ligaments in his right knee during the loss to the Bengals.
 
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