Browns fall to Steelers 33-18 in third straight loss

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CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 33-18 Sunday, making it their third straight loss.

The brown and orange took the lead with two field goals in the first quarter. But Greg Joseph missed his third FG attempt and the Steelers turned around to score a touchdown.

On the next possession, Baker Mayfield was picked off by former Brown Joe Haden. Ben Roethlisberger led the Steelers down the field and capped off the drive with a short TD pass to Antonio Brown. That made the score 14-6 with the extra point.

The Cleveland Browns trailed the Pittsburgh Steelers, 14-6, at the half.

The Steelers got a safety at the beginning of the second half, raising the score 16-6.

However, the Browns' wide receiver scored a touchdown on a 1-yard pass from Mayfield shortly after, closing in on the point deficit. Unfortunately, kicker Greg Joseph missed the extra point. The score was 16-12.

The Browns were trailing behind the Steelers with less than 3 minutes to play in the third quarter.  A 12-yard-rush resulting in touchdown for Pittsburgh raised the score 23-12.

The Steelers scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, drastically increasing the point gap between the Browns.

However, with six seconds to play at a score of 33-12, tight end Seth DeValve scored a touchdown on a pass from Mayfeild.  The Browns attempted a two-point conversion, which failed.  The Browns fell to the Steelers with a final score of 33-18.

This is Cleveland's third straight loss since their victory against the Ravens on October 7. The Browns are 2-5-1 so far this season.

The Browns return home next week to take on the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium at 1 p.m.

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