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The Steelers Have Already Made A Major Lineup Change vs. Patriots

Mike Tomlin wearing a Steelers hat in Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 31: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on from the sidelines in the second quarter during the game against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on December 31, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their hands full with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in town, and Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is leaving no room for error.

Tomlin is making early changes to his lineup to keep the team as mistake-free as possible.

According to Steelers writer Mark Kaboly, starting CB Artie Burns has already been benched in favor of Coty Sensabaugh.

Burns was way out of position on a Tom Brady pass to WR Chris Hogan in the first quarter. Hogan took the over-the-top pass to the house for a 63-yard TD where not a single Steelers defender was even on the same side of the field.

The Steelers re-took the lead early in the second quarter though.

A Ben Roethlisberger pass to Antonio Brown went for 17 yards and a TD at the 12:01 mark.

The Steelers are only 2-11 against Tom Brady, but are hoping to get their third win against him today.

The game is on CBS.