Steelers-Browns inactives: A. Brown out

CLEVELAND -- The Pittsburgh Steelers announced wide receivers Antonio Brown (ankle) and Jerricho Cotchery (ribs) are out for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, which could elevate recently signed Plaxico Burress to the No. 3 receiver spot.

The only healthy receivers for the Steelers are Mike Wallace, Emmanuel Sanders, David Gilreath and Burress. Brown was listed as questionable for this game.

For the Browns, the only surprise inactive was backup receiver Josh Cooper. He had been active for four of the past five games, catching seven passes for 98 yards. Cooper had one catch for six yards last Sunday at Dallas.

STEELERS: QB Ben Roethlisberger, QB Byron Leftwich, WR Antonio Brown, WR Jerricho Cotchery, OT Marcus Gilbert, S Troy Polamalu and CB DeMarcus Van Dyke.

BROWNS: CB Dimitri Patterson, RB Brandon Jackson, S Ray Ventrone, FB Owen Marecic, DL Ronnie Cameron, OL Jarrod Shaw and WR Josh Cooper.