PITTSBURGH (3-2) at CLEVELAND (2-2)
1 p.m. ET, CBS.
OPENING LINE — Pick 'em.
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Pittsburgh 2-3, Cleveland 3-1.
SERIES RECORD — Steelers lead 66-57.
LAST MEETING — Steelers beat Browns 30-27 on Sept. 7.
AP PRO32 RANKING — Steelers No. 17; Browns No. 22.
STEELERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (4), RUSH (7), PASS (8).
STEELERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (11), PASS (12).
BROWNS OFFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (4), PASS (15).
BROWNS DEFENSE — OVERALL (31), RUSH (29), PASS (28).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Rust Belt rivals meet for second time this season. ... Steelers built 27-3 halftime lead in opener before Browns rallied to tie it. Steelers K Shaun Suishan's 41-yard field goal on final play decided it. ... Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger 18-1 against Browns (9-1 in Cleveland) and 40-13 against AFC North teams. ... Steelers have swept two-game season series with Browns 10 times since 2000. ... Steelers are 26-5 vs. Browns since 1999. ... Steelers WR Antonio Brown leads NFL with eight plays of 25 yards or more through Week 5. Roethlisberger also leads with 12 such plays. ... Brown has 21 consecutive games with 5 catches, 50 yards receiving — league mark. ... RB Le'Veon Bell second in league with 460 yards rushing ... After facing Browns, Steelers play next three games at home. ... Browns set NFL record last week by rallying from 25-point deficit to win. No road team in regular season had overcome bigger disadvantage. ... Browns have just one turnover, a league low. ... QB Brian Hoyer improved to 5-2 as starter last week and has three comeback victories. ... Hoyer threw interception last week, snapping streak of 189 passes without pick. ... Browns have scored at least 21 points in first four games for first time since 1969. ... Browns averaging 16.8 points in second half. ... Browns kickoff coverage team leads league in opposing field position. ... RB Ben Tate returned from knee injury last week and gained career-high 123 yards. ... Pro Bowl CB Joe Haden was limited this week with hip injury. ... Browns LB Tank Carder was AFC's special teams player of week after key punt block in comeback. It was Browns' first blocked punt since 2003.
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