The Cleveland Browns will face the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday.
CLEVELAND — Editor’s observe: the video within the participant above is from Dec. 27, 2020.
One faraway from their 23-16 loss to the New York Jets, the Cleveland Browns (10-5) will look to clinch their first playoff look since 2002 once they face the Pittsburgh Steelers (12-3).
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What follows is the whole lot you want to know concerning the Browns’ Week 17 matchup:
Sport data, the best way to watch on TV, betting line:
Date: Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021
Location: MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey
Stay Stream: CBS All Entry
Radio: ESPN 850, 92.Three The Fan, 98.5 WNCX
Betting line: Cleveland -10
Over-under level whole: 42.5
In what marks their ultimate recreation of the common season, a win for the Browns would finish the NFL’s longest lively postseason drought (17 years) by clinching one of many AFC’s three Wild Card spots for Cleveland. In the meantime, ought to the Browns tie the Steelers, they will nonetheless qualify for the playoffs with one of many following situations:
- Colts lose or tie to Jacksonville Jaguars
- Miami Dolphins lose to Buffalo Payments
- Baltimore Ravens lose to Cincinnati Bengals
- Tennessee Titans lose to the Houston Texans
- Titans tie Texans, Dolphins win vs. Payments, Ravens win vs. Bengals
Ought to Cleveland lose on Sunday, it will then want one of many following to happen to clinch a playoff spot:
- Colts lose to Jaguars
- Titans lose to Texans, Dolphins win/tie vs. Payments, Ravens win/tie vs. Bengals
In the meantime, the AFC North champion Steelers will not be at full power, with head coach Mike Tomlin opting to relaxation beginning quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in favor of Mason Rudolph. Sunday may even mark the Steelers’ first recreation in Cleveland since final 12 months’s altercation between Rudolph and Myles Garrett, which resulted in Garrett being suspended for the rest of the season for hitting Rudolph within the head along with his helmet.
Going through a Steelers workforce largely wanting ahead to the playoffs, the Browns care for enterprise and punch their very own ticket to the postseason behind an enormous day from Nick Chubb and a dominant exhibiting from the Garrett-led protection.
Ultimate rating: Browns 34, Steelers 13