CLEVELAND (AP/WJW) — The Cleveland Browns defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers today, helping to secure their spot in the playoffs for the first time since 2002.
Kicking off at 1 p.m., the Steelers were not able to get anything done early. With Baker Mayfield and the offense taking to the field, they were able to get a touchdown done, thanks to Nick Chubb. The Browns were up 7.
Into the second quarter, the Browns were able to widen their lead, after Cody Parkey made a field goal. The score was 10-0.
Steelers are now on the board with two field goals, 10-6. And that’s the score at halftime.
With less than a minute on the clock, Browns player Donovan Peoples-Jones got hurt and was taken to the sidelines. He is reportedly being evaluated for a concussion.
Now into the third quarter, Peoples-Jones is officially out with a concussion.
The Steelers were able to procure another field goal and the score is now 10-9.
The Browns were able to answer with their own touchdown drive, and the score is now 17-9.
After a beautiful interception, the Browns scored another touchdown. And the score moved to 24-9.
The Browns kept the momentum going in the fourth and fought hard to beat the Steelers 24 to 22. They are officially heading to the playoffs!
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