Game Time/Date: Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 1:00 PM ET
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH
TV Channel: CBS - Tom McCarthy (play-by-play) & Steve Beuerlein (analyst)
Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM)
Online streaming: NFL Game Pass
Weather: 38 degrees (feels like 33). 5% chance of precipitation, winds from SSE at 6 MPH
Odds: Ravens by 7 points.
The areas in YELLOW will get to watch the game live, per 506sports:
- The Browns will be wearing white jerseys, white pants, and orange socks.
Interesting Stats / Notes
- QB DeShone Kizer - With 196 passing yards, he will move into second on the Browns all-time rookie passing list (2,253).
- RB Isaiah Crowell - With 100 rushing yards, would record his seventh career 100-yard rushing game and would give him sole possession of first place on the Browns’ 100-yard rushing games list since 1999.
- RB Duke Johnson - A reception of 25-plus yards would tie him for the most big-play receptions (5) ever recorded by a Browns running back in a single season (Leroy Hoard, 1991). With three receiving yards, could become the first NFL running back to record 500 receiving yards in each of his first three seasons since Herschel Walker in 1986-88.
- WR Josh Gordon - Last week was Gordon’s first touchdown reception since December 15, 2013.
- Since Week 8, the Browns are third in the league with a 4.97 rushing average. Overall, the Browns are seventh in the NFL with a rushing average of 4.42 yards.
- LBs Joe Schobert and Christian Kirksey rank second and sixth in the NFL in tackles this season, respectively. The pair have played every defensive snap for the Browns this season and join N.Y. Jets LB Demario Davis and K.C. DB Ron Parker as the only players in the NFL to have played every defensive snap for their team this season.
- This is the Browns’ final home game of the season.
- Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome was selected by the Browns in the first round of the 1978 NFL Draft and went on to play in 198 consecutive contests over his 13 year career in Cleveland. The three-time Pro Bowler was inducted into the Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor and enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999. After his playing career, Newsome got his start in the front office with the Browns’ pro personnel department from 1991-95.
- Ravens senior personnel assistant George Kokinis began his NFL career working in the Browns’ scouting department (1991-95) after serving an internship with the team’s operations department. He also served as general manager for part of the 2009 season.
- Ravens senior vice president of football administration Pat Moriarty began his playing career as a rookie free agent RB with the Browns in 1979. After his playing days, he went on to join the Browns’ front office as the club’s director of business operations from 1994-95. He is a native of Cleveland.
- Ravens special teams coordinator/associate head coach Jerry Rosberg was the special teams coordinator for the Browns from 2001-06.
- Ravens defensive line coach Joe Cullen held the same role with the Browns in 2013.
- Ravens RB Terrance West was a third-round pick by the Browns in 2014.
- Ravens TE Benjamin Watson spent two seasons with the Browns (2010-11) where he hauled in 154 receptions for 1,674 yards and eight touchdowns.
- Ravens WR/TE Vince Mayle was selected by the Browns in the fourth round in the 2015 NFL Draft.
- Head Coach Hue Jackson served as Baltimore’s quarterbacks coach from 2008-09.
- Senior offensive assistant Al Saunders spent two seasons (2009-10) on the Ravens’ coaching staff.
- DL Trevon Coley was originally signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2016.
- The Ravens hold a 28-9 advantage in the all-time series.
- These two teams last faced each other back in Week 2, when the Ravens won 24-10 in Cleveland. The game stood out because rookie QB DeShone Kizer left the game due to a migraine, QB Kevin Hogan came in and balled out, and then Kizer returned. WR Corey Coleman also broke his hand during this game.