CLEVELAND (2-7) at PITTSBURGH (5-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
OPENING LINE – Steelers by 4 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Browns 4-5, Steelers 4-3-2
SERIES RECORD – Steelers lead 68-58
LAST MEETING – Browns beat Steelers 31-10, Oct. 21, 2014
LAST WEEK – Browns lost to Bengals 31-10; Steelers beat Raiders 38-35
AP PRO32 RANKING – Browns No. 30, Steelers No. 10
BROWNS OFFENSE – OVERALL (27), RUSH (31), PASS (15).
BROWNS DEFENSE – OVERALL (29), RUSH (32), PASS (21).
STEELERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (7), RUSH (5), PASS (19).
STEELERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (22), RUSH (12), PASS (26).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -Browns have lost four straight games and haven't won in Pittsburgh since 2003. … Steelers are 27-5 against Cleveland since Browns came back into league in 1999. … Only seven of last 22 meetings have been decided by eight points or less. … Cleveland LT Joe Thomas has played 8,496 consecutive offensive snaps, longest active streak in league. … Browns have 2,458 yards passing, most in franchise history through nine games. … Cleveland K Travis Coons is first player in franchise history to make first 15 kicks of career. … Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger is not expected to play due to left foot injury. Steelers are 10-9 in games without Roethlisberger during his career. … Steelers are averaging 5.1 yards per rush, tops in NFL, but 2014 All-Pro RB Le'Veon Bell is out for rest of season. … Pittsburgh's 13 running plays of 20-plus yards leads league. … Steelers WR Antonio Brown set team records for receptions (17) and yards receiving (283) last week against Oakland. … Pittsburgh is plus-4 in giveaway/takeaway differential, ninth in league. Last time Steelers finished in top 10 in that category was 2010 when it made Super Bowl. Fantasy Tip: Brown is averaging 6.7 receptions for 104 yards in his last four games vs. Cleveland.
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- Antonio Brown
- Ben Roethlisberger
- Cleveland Browns
- Joe Thomas
- Le'Veon Bell
- Pittsburgh Steelers
- Travis Coons