How to watch Pittsburgh vs Browns
The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for their toughest challenge of the season this weekend when they take on the 3-1 Cleveland Browns. The Wednesday practice is the first look at the team as they prepare and based on this practice report, the team is taking things nice and slow with their banged-up starters.
Cleveland pulled through with its third straight multi-possession victory Sunday, defeating the Indianapolis Colts 32-23. The Browns are 4-0 since a season-opening 38-6 loss at the Baltimore Ravens, and third-year QB Baker Mayfield has completed 63.72% (72 of 113) of his passes while tossing just three picks over the string of victories.
Pittsburgh is coming off a 38-29 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. A normally staunch Steelers defense was a bit undone in the Week 5 contest, allowing 242 passing yards and 5.8 yards per carry on the ground. Overall the Pittsburgh defense has stymied rushing attacks to the tune of allowing just 3.3 YPC on the season.
The Steelers have opened as 3.5-point favorites at as well as most other outlets. Being undefeated and playing at home are valid reasons why the Steelers get the benefit of the doubt. They’ve earned that respect for how they’ve performed in 2020.
At 50.5 points, the over/under is one of the lower ones for the Week 6 slate. Cleveland has scored at least 32 points four weeks in a row but has also allowed 20 or more in every game. Pittsburgh has posted at least 26 points in each of its four games.
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