Nick Chubb’s 47-yard landing run gave the Cleveland Browns a 7-Zero lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
CLEVELAND — For the second straight season, Cleveland Browns operating again Nick Chubb has rushed for 1,000 yards.
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And what a run he made to get there.
Dealing with the Pittsburgh Steelers with a spot within the playoffs on the road, the Browns took over at their very own 15-yard line for his or her first offensive drive of the sport. Six performs later, Cleveland was ultimately zone, with Chubb’s 47-yard landing run giving the Browns an early 7-Zero first-quarter lead.
After coming into the sport with 959 speeding yards on the season, Chubb’s landing run — which marked his 12th of the 12 months — pushed him over the 1,000-yard mark for the second time in as a few years.
Getting into Sunday’s regular-season finale laying declare to a 10-5 document, the Browns would finish the NFL’s longest lively postseason drought (17 years) with a win over the Steelers. Having already clinched the AFC North division title, Pittsburgh is resting a number of key gamers who did not even make the journey to Cleveland, together with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, star linebacker T.J. Watt and defensive lineman Cam Heyward.
Ought to the Browns win on Sunday, they’d then advance to subsequent weekend’s AFC Wild Card spherical for the primary time since 2002 and the second time since reentering the NFL in 1999. There, they may doubtlessly discover themselves in a rematch with the Steelers, who beat Cleveland 38-7 within the first matchup between the 2 groups in Week 6.
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