Last Sunday afternoon was one to forget for the Cleveland Browns.
For a franchise with a history of heartbreak and disappointment, giving up a 13-point lead in the final few minutes against the New York Jets – and their backup quarterback – to lose was shocking even for the Browns.
However, on Thursday Night Football, they went some ways towards correcting those mistakes, beating their bitter AFC North division rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, 29-17.
Cleveland quarterback Jacoby Brissett threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns – one to Amari Cooper and one to David Njoku – while Nick Chubb continued his excellent season, running for 113 yards and a touchdown.
Despite trailing at halftime, a combination of the Browns offense rolling and the defense putting the clamps on the Steelers wrapped up an important victory for Cleveland, exorcising some of…