The Cleveland Browns are back at home today as they take on the Oakland Raiders in Week 8. Here are some nuggets about today's game, as well as how you can watch or listen to the game.
Game Time/Date: Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:25 PM ET
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH
TV Channel: CBS - Spero Dedes (play-by-play) & Solomon Wilcots (analyst)
Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM)
Online streaming: Audio Pass | NFL Rewind
Weather: 54 degrees (feels like 50), 0% chance of precipitation, 16 MPH WNW wind
Odds: Browns by 7 points.
Per 506sports.com, the areas in blue on the map below will get to see the Raiders vs. Browns game live on CBS at 4:25 PM ET:
- The Raiders have not won on the East Coast since Dec. 6, 2009, when QB Bruce Gradkowski threw for 3 touchdown passes in the fourth quarter of a stunning 27-24 comeback win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- The Browns are trying to avoid being the first team in NFL history to ever lose back-to-back games to winless teams this late in the season.
- DE Desmond Bryant appeared in 63 games with 18 starts, during his four-year stint with Oakland (2009-12). OL Paul McQuistan appeared in 35 games with the Raiders from 2006-09.
- CB Buster Skrine could become the first Brown to record an interception in three consecutive games since Joe Haden had one in four straight in 2010.
- The Browns have allowed just 54 second-half points this season (9.0 avg.), third fewest in the NFL. Last season, the Browns allowed 218 second-half points (13.6 avg.), tied for 24th in the league.
- After scoring four rushing touchdowns in 2013, the Browns are leading the NFL with eight this year. Cleveland is sixth in the NFL with an average of 133.5 rushing yards per game. The Browns are the only NFL team with three players with 200-plus rushing yards (RB Ben Tate 279, Isaiah Crowell 255, Terrance West 243).
- The last time these two teams met in the regular season was on December 2, 2012 in Oakland, with the Browns beating the Raiders 20-17. The Browns led 13-10 before a rushing touchdown by RB Trent Richardson put them up 20-10 with 3:27 to go in the game. The Raiders tacked on a touchdown with 0:01 to go in the game. WR Josh Gordon caught a 44-yard touchdown pass from QB Brandon Weeden during the game.