By Tom Withers, AP Sports Writer
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes and the Steelers won the AFC North to secure a first-round playoff bye with a 41-9 win over Cleveland on Sunday, in what could be the final game for Eric Mangini as Browns coach.
Roethlisberger, who got to rest most of the second half, threw a 56-yard TD to Mike Wallace on his first pass.
The Steelers (11-5) built a 31-3 halftime lead and rocked the rival Browns (5-11), who didn't put up much of a fight in their finale — and maybe Mangini's.
In winning its third division title in four years, Pittsburgh guaranteed itself at least one postseason home game.
Mangini fell to 10-22 in two seasons. On Monday, he's scheduled to meet with team president Mike Holmgren, who may fire him and appoint himself coach.
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