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Steelers Vs. Broncos, NFL Playoffs 2012: RB Rashard Mendenhall Replaced By CB Anthony Madison On Roster

The Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) take on the Denver Broncos (8-8) this Sunday in the Wild Card round of the 2012 AFC Playoffs. According to Mike Florio of NBC Sports, the Steelers have signed veteran CB Anthony Madison to replace the recently injured RB Rashard Mendenhall.

Mendenhall, who ran for 928 yards and 9 touchdowns in 2011, tore his ACL in Sunday's win against the Cleveland Browns. The Steelers have since placed Mendenhall on the IR, but instead of filling the opened roster spot with a fourth running back, the Steelers have elected to sign Madison, who will help fill a depleted secondary.


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Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced on Tuesday Pittsburgh would sit starting safety Ryan Clark because of complications related to his sickle-cell anemia.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage of this matchup, head to Broncos blog Mile High Report and Steelers blog Behind the Steel Curtain. For more news and notes from around the NFL, visit SB Nation's NFL news hub.