Following their win within the wild card spherical, a number of Cleveland Browns responded to feedback made by Pittsburgh Steelers huge receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.
Heading into Sunday’s wild card spherical matchup in opposition to the Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers huge receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster made some polarizing feedback about his workforce’s upcoming opponent.
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“I feel they’re nonetheless the identical Browns groups I play yearly,” Smith-Schuster stated. “I feel they’re anonymous grey faces. They’ve a pair good gamers on their workforce, however on the finish of the day, I don’t know. The Browns is the Browns.”
Following Cleveland’s 48-37 victory over Pittsburgh at Heinz Discipline, it did not take lengthy to see that these feedback resonated with a big portion of the Browns’ roster.
Taking to social media after the sport, a number of Browns gamers made reference to Smith-Schuster’s feedback and/or mocked the huge receiver’s signature TikTok dance. In a single clip from Cleveland huge receiver Rashard Higgins’ Instagram dwell video, Browns receiver Jarvis Landry will be seen mocking Smith-Schuster’s TikTok dance earlier than referring to him as a derogatory time period.
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Comparable sentiments adopted in posts and streams from the likes of working again Kareem Hunt, left deal with Jedrick Wills Jr., security Ronnie Harrison and even soft-spoken working again Nick Chubb.
Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield is also noticed yelling “the Browns is the Browns” as he ran off the sector following the primary playoff victory of his profession.
The Browns’ playoff victory on Sunday marked their first because the 1994 season and their first win in Pittsburgh since 2003. After beating the Steelers, Cleveland now advances to the AFC divisional spherical, the place it would face the defending Tremendous Bowl champion Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium subsequent Sunday.