The Cleveland Browns face their first AFC North Division adversary eight weeks into the 2021 NFL regular season, and it’s a big one – Browns vs. Steelers.
Each side had some time to prepare for the game. In Week 7, the Steelers (3-3) had a bye. Because their Week 7 game occurred on a Thursday night, the Browns (4-3) haven’t played since Oct. 21. They won 17-14 against Denver, with backup quarterback Case Keenum taking over for the injured Baker Mayfield.
Mayfield will return to the starting lineup after seeming to be out for this game as well.
This might be Ben Roethlisberger’s last game in Cleveland for the Steelers, who have won two straight after a 1-3 start.
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[FINAL] Steelers 15, Browns 10
Joe Schobert’s spirit
Joe Schobert, a former Browns linebacker now with the Steelers, forces Jarvis Landry to fumble after a 12-yard gain. T.J. Watt of the Steelers recovers at his own 20-yard line. With 6:04 remaining, the Steelers lead 15-10.
The Steelers take the lead for the first time.
We’ll take that, thank you.
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— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) October 31, 2021
A 13-play, 83-yard drive culminates in a 2-yard throw from Ben Roethlisberger to tight end Pat Fraiermuth, giving the Steelers a 15-10 lead with 11:04 remaining in the game.
Browns 10, Steelers 9 after three quarters
The Steelers scored on a touchdown run by Najee Harris.
Najee Harris of the Pittsburgh Steelers scores on an 8-yard rush. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger originally converts a 2-point conversion, but the Steelers are flagged for holding, causing the ball to be moved to the 12-yard line. The conversion is a failure. At 3:39 of the third quarter, the Browns lead 10-9.
The Steelers’ kicker has retired.
Chris Boswell, the Pittsburgh kicker, will miss the game.
The Browns have taken the lead.
The Browns put together the drive they needed to breathe new life into their attack, traveling 86 yards in eight plays and culminating in a D’Ernest Johnson 10-yard touchdown run. They have a 10-3 advantage.
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Pittsburgh’s kicker is out.
Chris Boswell of the Pittsburgh Steelers is being checked for a concussion.
At halftime, the Browns led the Steelers by three points.
A tremendously thrilling first half of football.
The Steelers’ fake field goal attempt fails.
Pittsburgh tried some deception on a 28-yard field goal try, but instead of kicking the ball, kicker Chris Boswell attempted a throw that went out the back of the end zone. He was also struck hard by Browns defensive lineman Jordan Elliott and had to hobble off the field. The score is 3-3.
The Browns are defeated. Conklin, Jack
With 9:07 remaining in the second quarter, the Browns lost right tackle Jack Conklin on the play.
The Browns and Steelers are knotted at 3 points each.
So far, this game has the makings of a push-pull Browns-Steelers game from the late 1980s, as Pittsburgh kicker Chris Boswell hits a 31-yard field goal to tie the score at 3.
the first quarter has come to an end
The Browns take a 3-0 lead against the Steelers thanks to a 30-yard field goal by Chase McLaughlin.
The Browns go up to an early lead.
The Browns go 63 yards in 13 plays to set up a 30-yard Chase McLaughlin field goal. They were unable to convert a first-and-goal from the Steelers’ 8-yard line into a touchdown. They have a 3-0 advantage.
What time does the Cleveland Browns play today, and how can you watch it on TV or live stream it?
Sunday, October 31st, 1 p.m. ET
Cleveland is the location.
TV: WOIO (CBS)
Online Livestream: Watch the NFL on CBS All Access! Subscribers may watch their live local games on several devices throughout the season. Browns games are also available on the official Browns iOS Mobile App (for in-market fans only).
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Odds, spread, and lines for the Browns vs. Steelers
Tipico Sportsbook supplied the odds; for a complete list, see USA TODAY Sports’ betting odds. The lines were last updated on Saturday at 10:20 a.m. ET.
Steelers +170 (bet $100, win $170) | Browns -210 (bet $210, win $100)
Against the spread (ATS), the Steelers are +4.5 (-115) and the Browns are -4.5. (-105)
O/U: 41.5 (O: -112 | U: -108)
News on the Browns-Steelers
Ben Roethlisberger vs. Myles Garrett:
‘Do I have to send him off?’: Myles Garrett is preparing to bid Big Ben farewell in Cleveland.
Jarvis Landry News:What Browns standout Jarvis Landry learned despite missing games for the first time in his career due to injuries
Stump Mitchell News:Browns running backs coach Stump Mitchell takes a leave of absence to address a medical condition.
Cleveland Browns running back D’Ernest Johnson D’Ernest Johnson discusses his ideas for a touchdown celebration.
Browns Injury Updates: Jack Conklin is ready to go,’ and Nick Chubb is expected to return against the Steelers.
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