May 5, 2015

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Browns, Steelers scoreless after 1st quarter

CLEVELAND – The rain subsided, the temperature stayed warm and the wind continued to howl in a scoreless first quarter today at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The temperature was 49 degrees at the 4:15 p.m. kickoff with 24 mph winds. The Browns (4-11) had three drives without a first down in the quarter. The Steelers (11-4) Read More…

Browns pregame update: Wind howling on lakefront

CLEVELAND – The wind was howling and the rain swirling at Cleveland Browns Stadium this afternoon as the Browns (4-11) prepared to play the Steelers (11-4). The Steelers have a playoff spot locked up, but could win the AFC North title with a win over the Browns and a Baltimore loss at Cincinnati. Both games Read More…

Browns vs. Steelers not likely to be a bland finale

CLEVELAND — When the Browns and Steelers met 24 days ago in Pittsburgh, both starting quarterbacks were knocked from the game but returned to finish the night. Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger on a severely sprained ankle, Cleveland’s Colt McCoy with a bruised brain. Neither has fully recovered, but Roethlisberger practiced all week and will be under Read More…

Browns vs. Steelers: Just the facts

Browns vs. Steelers • WHERE: Cleveland Browns Stadium • WHEN: Today, 4:15 p.m. • RECORDS: Browns 4-11; Steelers 11-4 • LAST WEEK: Browns lost 20-14 at Baltimore; Steelers won 27-0 vs. St. Louis • SERIES: Steelers lead 63-56, including 2-0 in the playoffs • SERIES AT CLEVELAND: Browns lead 35-23 • LAST MEETING: Steelers won Read More…

Browns vs. Steelers: Marquee matchup

Steelers WRs Mike Wallace and Antonio Brown vs. Browns CBs Joe Haden and Sheldon Brown Speed killed the Browns in the first meeting with the Steelers. Mike Wallace got to the Browns early, beating Sheldon Brown for a 22-yard completion and gaining 21 yards on an end-around to set up Pittsburgh’s first touchdown. Antonio Brown Read More…

Browns vs. Steelers: Nickel Package … 5 points of interest in today’s game

1. One tough cookie Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will start today, a little more than three weeks after suffering a high ankle sprain in a win over the Browns. Backup Browns linemen Scott Paxson (low) and Brian Schaefering (high) sandwiched Roethlisberger, contorting the ankle into a position it isn’t meant to see. No one should Read More…

Browns: DE Sheard shining in first year

Brian Dulik The Chronicle-Telegram BEREA — Browns defensive end Jabaal Sheard didn’t hit the rookie wall this season, he ran right through it. The 6-foot-2, 255-pounder leads the team with 71⁄2 sacks and is one of nine Cleveland players to start all 15 games. He hopes to add to both numbers Sunday when the Browns Read More…

Browns: Colt McCoy has no hard feelings about concussion foul up

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BEREA — Quarterback Colt McCoy entered the locker room Thursday during the final minutes of the portion open to the media. With a fresh beard, flannel coat and tired eyes, he stood in front of his corner locker surrounded by reporters and answered questions for 10 minutes. It was his first public appearance since Dec. Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy talks, doesn’t blame team’s medical staff

BEREA – Browns quarterback Colt McCoy spoke this afternoon for the first time since Dec. 8, the night he suffered a concussion on a helmet-to-facemask hit by Steelers linebacker James Harrison. McCoy repeatedly complimented the Browns’ medical staff, which has come under fire for its handling of the concussion. McCoy was allowed to return to Read More…

Browns: Plenty talk of big hit as Steelers come back to town

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BEREA — The Steelers, headed to the playoffs for the fourth time in five years, will visit the lakefront Sunday to finish the Browns’ season. Pittsburgh linebacker James Harrison likely ended Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy’s year with a helmet-to-facemask hit Dec. 8. McCoy still hadn’t been cleared by the medical staff Wednesday to return to Read More…