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Thursday Night Football: Browns roll to 29-17 win over Steelers

Deshaun who?Jacoby Brissett didn’t play like a backup quarterback who is a short-time fill-in. On Thursday Night Football, Brissett starred, leading the Browns to a 29-17 victory over the Steelers.Brissett, who is starting while Deshaun Watson serves his 11-game suspension, completed 21 of 31 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns.The Browns had no trouble [more]

Jedrick Wills heads to training room with leg injury but returns to lineup

Browns left tackle Jedrick Wills was injured with 4:17 remaining in the third quarter. Steelers defensive lineman Cam Heyward was blocked into the back of Wills’ legs.Wills walked off under his own power and went into the blue medical tent. He later jogged to the training room to be further examined.James Hudson, who started the [more]

Anthony Walker carted off with leg injury; Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah in locker room

Browns linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. was carted off after having his left leg put in a brace.Walker was injured with 10:22 remaining in the third quarter on a block by Steelers tackle Chukwuma Okorafor, who jumped on Walker’s back after driving him into the ground. Okorafor’s ineligible man downfield penalty negated a 35-yard gain, but [more]

Steelers lead Browns 14-13 at halftime as Cade York misses a PAT

Steelers fans were frustrated with Mitch Trubisky last week after Pittsburgh scored only 14 points in a loss to the Patriots. They like him better tonight.Trubisky has completed 9 of 13 passes for 109 yards and has run for a 1-yard touchdown.The Steelers lead the Browns 14-13 at halftime.Cleveland kicker Cade York missed an extra [more]

Browns regain lead on David Njoku’s touchdown catch

Kicking is an adventure in Cleveland on Thursday night with the winds howling, but the quarterbacks are making some throws.Jacoby Brissett is 11-of-16 for 91 yards and two touchdowns.His second touchdown — a 7-yarder to tight end David Njoku — has given the Browns the lead again with 8:58 remaining in the second quarter. But [more]

George Pickens’ circus catch sets up a touchdown as Steelers tie Browns 7-7

George Pickens showed in the preseason what he was capable of in his rookie season, but he didn’t produce any highlight reel plays the first two weeks. The Steelers receiver had two catches for 26 yards in his first two NFL games.In the first quarter Thursday, though, Pickens made a circus catch against defensive back [more]

Ronnie Harrison injured hamstring in pregame

Browns safety Ronnie Harrison was injured during pregame warmups.The team announced Harrison is questionable to play with a hamstring injury.Harrison had a hamstring injury heading into Week 1, but he played both games. He played 22 defensive snaps and 11 on special teams in the opener against Carolina and 19 defensive snaps and 13 on [more]

Thursday Night Football: Demetric Felton, Chris Hubbard are inactive for Browns vs. Steelers

The Browns entered Thursday with only one player with a designation, having ruled out edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney with an ankle injury.Browns offensive linemen Jack Conklin (knee) and Joel Bitonio (biceps) were limited participants in practice on Wednesday but weren’t given a designation and are active.Demetric Felton was among the Browns’ inactives, leaving new pickup [more]

Browns promote Miller Forristall, Chester Rogers for Thursday night

The Browns have added two practice squad players to the roster for Thursday night’s game against the Steelers.The team announced that tight end Miller Forristall and wide receiver Chester Rogers have been elevated to the active roster. They will revert to the practice squad after the game.Forristall signed to the Browns practice squad last September [more]

Nielsen pegs Amazon’s Week 2 Thursday night viewership at 13 million

Amazon overpromised and, officially, barely overdelivered.Nielsen, which was retained by Amazon to generate TV-style ratings for the non-TV broadcast of last Thursday’s Chargers-Chiefs game, has pegged the viewership for the game at 13 million.Amazon raised eyebrows by telling advertisers that the Thursday night package would generate an average audience of 12.5 million viewers. Nielsen has, [more]

Robert Saleh: As soon as doctors clear Zach Wilson, he will be on the field

Zach Wilson will not play for the Jets against the Bengals this weekend, but there’s a chance he’ll be cleared to play in Week Four against the Steelers.That leaves Joe Flacco at least one more game as the team’s starting quarterback and head coach Robert Saleh faced a hypothetical at his Wednesday press conference about [more]

Damontae Kazee suspended three games

The NFL has suspended Steelers safety Damontae Kazee three games for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The suspension was listed on the league’s personnel notice.Kazee went on the injured reserve list Sept. 1 with a wrist injury.He now is eligible to return to the active roster on Monday, Oct. 10, following the [more]

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