STEELERS-BROWNS SERIES HISTORY
Photos from the last victory vs the Browns at Heinz Field on September 7th, 2014.
Series History:Series began in 1950
*Overall Regular Season:Steelers lead, 66-58
At Pittsburgh:Steelers lead, 41-21
At Cleveland:Browns lead, 37-25
Streak:Browns won previous meeting
Last Regular-Season Meeting:Oct. 12, 2014, at Cleveland
Cleveland 31, Pittsburgh 10 Postseason Series:Steelers lead, 2-0 Last Post-Season Meeting: Jan. 5, 2003, in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh 36, Cleveland 33
*(preseason and postseason record not included in overall series record)
This week's game marks the 125th time the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns will meet in the regular season and the 63rd time in Pittsburgh, where the Steelers are 41-21 vs. the Browns...Pittsburgh holds a 12-game advantage in the regular-season series at Heinz Field (13-1) and have won each of its previous 11 annual home games vs. Cleveland...the two teams will meet for the 41st time in the month of November (23-17) and for the 20th time in Pittsburgh (12-7) in the month of November.THE LAST TIME VS. CLEVELAND
Cleveland 31, Pittsburgh 10
Oct. 12, 2014
FirstEnergy Stadium (67,431)
CLEVELAND** - The Browns scored three second quarter touchdowns en route to a 31-10 victory against the Steelers a First-Energy Stadium.
The Steelers rushed for 57 yards in the first quarter and the defense held the Browns to (-8) net yards for the opening quarter.
Pittsburgh took a 3-0 lead midway through the fi rst quarter on K Shaun Suisham's 20-yard field goal. On the Steelers ensuing drive, the team lined up for another fi eld goal attempt but the snap was fumbled.
Cleveland then scored 31 unanswered points. RB Isaiah Crowell scored on a five yard run. QB Brian Hoyer connected with TE Jordan Cameron on a 51-yard touchdown. And RB Ben Tate scored from eight yards out to give Cleveland a 21-3 lead at halftime.
Midway through the third quarter, K Billy Cundiff connected on a 40-yard field goal to increase the Browns lead to 24-3. CB Buster Skrine intercepted QB Ben Roethlisberger on the Steelers' ensuing drive which set up Cleveland in Pittsburgh territory. Seven plays later, Tate scored from one-yard out to give Cleveland it's final points of the contest.
The Steelers did manage to score late in the game when Roethlisberger threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to WR Lance Moore.
RB Le'Veon Bell totaled 105 scrimmage yards to become the first player in team history to record 100 scrimmage yards in each of the first six games of a season.GAME SUMMARY
|PIT||1||5:09||Suisham 20 yd. FG||10-63; 6:11||3-0|
|CLE||2||11:45||Crowell 5 yd. run (Cundiff kick)||5-68; 1:51||3-7|
|CLE||2||9:35||Cameron 51 yd. pass from Hoyer (Cundiff kick)||3-60; 1:08||3-14|
|CLE||2||2:27||Tate 8 yd. run (Cundiff kick)||11-85; 5:07||3-21|
|CLE||3||3:23||Cundiff 40 yd. FG||6-58; 2:52||3-24|
|CLE||4||12:47||Tate 1 yd. run (Cundiff kick)||7-39; 4:17||3-31|
|PIT||4||2:36||Moore 26 yd. pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)||5-74; 1:03||10-31|
PIT-CLE SERIES HIGHS
Steelers: Ben Roethlisberger - 417 (10/18/2009)
Browns: Bernie Kosar - 414 (11/23/1986)
Steelers: Willie Parker - 223 (12/7/2006)
Browns: Jim Brown - 175 (10/5/1963)
Steelers: Buddy Dial - 235 (10/22/1961)
Browns: Josh Gordon - 237 (11/24/2013)