Pittsburgh Steelers LB Bud Dupree questionable for opener

Gladys Abbott
September 11, 2017

There were numerous questions about where the Browns were in their development going into today. The Browns gave up 36 touchdown passes previous year. The first-round pick also had an interception in a memorable debut. We got a quarterback finally, I think who is gonna take us to the playoffs, maybe a year or two. He went 6-for-7 with 45 yards passing to go along with the touchdown run, and his team is now tied up at home against the Steelers.

The Steelers poured seven sacks on the Browns for the third consecutive time in FirstEnergy Stadium.

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Yep. I know. Hard to believe.

Kizer did miss on a couple key plays. It was the first of three third-down conversions on the drive, every one as important as the last. Lynch finished with 18 carries for 76 yards. Bryant's ability to stretch the field seemed non-existent on Sunday.

"Our offensive line was up there holding up tight".

The pressure was an issue for Kizer. He admitted he held the ball too long on the sacks. They played very well against the run, had a takeaway, and gave the Browns a chance to win.

Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams deployed a solid game-plan that tested Ben Roethlisberger's patience.

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Typical Steelers. Against a Browns team that was clearly outmatched, Pittsburgh made sure to keep it as close as possible.

"With a young quarterback, sometimes you can just look and say, 'He's got it, '" McCourty said. Wide receiver Antonio Brown.

Facing a second-and-12 after a penalty, Roethlisberger rolled out of the pocket under pressure and heaved a deep ball to Brown, who was surrounded by Browns players. The Browns defense was much improved.

The Cleveland Browns are coming from a 25-0 win over the Chicago Bears in the final presean game. Before that, however, the Browns defense had forced four straight punts to start the game against Pittsburgh's offense.

Safety Derrick Kindred was all over the field on Sunday, including a huge interception that kept the Browns within striking distance and set-up the offense for their late scoring drive, which cut the deficit to three.

Shazier calls Watt a "great hustler", getting sacks on plays that others would stop pursuing after a few seconds of rushing. Even more impressive was the Browns' run defense.

The Steelers tried to get Bell involved after he looked good in practices but capped his workload just in case. Join the Factory of Sadness team! "We're going to have some games like that".

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