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A look at which cities the game will air in and other interesting nuggets.

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The Browns are on the road to take on the Steelers in Week 17. Here are some nuggets about Sunday's contest, as well as how you can watch or listen to the game.

Game Information

Game Time/Date: Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 1:00 PM ET

Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA

TV Channel: CBS - Spero Dedes (play-by-play) & Adam Archuleta (analyst)

Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM)

Online streaming: NFL Game Pass

Weather: 17 degrees (feels like 4). 20% chance of snow, winds from NW at 10 MPH

Odds: Steelers by 10.5 points.

Over/under: 38

The areas in BLUE will get to watch the game live, per 506sports:

Uniform

  • The Browns will be wearing white jerseys, white pants, and orange socks.

Interesting Stats / Notes

  • QB DeShone Kizer - With 38 rushing yards, would pass Mike Phipps (395, 1973) for first on the Browns’ single-season quarterback rushing list.
  • RB Isaiah Crowell - Is 68 rushing yards away from 900 on the year. With 952 yards on the ground in 2016, Crowell could join Jamal Lewis (2007-08) as the only Browns to rush for 900 yards in consecutive seasons since 1982.
  • RB Duke Johnson - Is 34 receiving yards away from registering the most by a Browns running back in a season.
  • WR Josh Gordon - Is 26 receiving yards from 3,000 for his career.
  • DE Myles Garrett - With 2.5 sacks, would tie Jabaal Sheard (2011) as the Brown with the second-best total in his rookie year (8.5).
  • K Zane Gonzalez - With two field goals, will tie Matt Stover (16 in 1991) for the third most field goals by a Browns rookie.
  • Last season, the Browns finished 31st in the NFL in both total defense and rushing defense. This year, the Browns rank 12th in total defense and seventh in rushing defense.The highest the Browns have finished in run defense since 1999 was in 2013 when the team finished 18th.
  • LBs Joe Schobert and Christian Kirksey are tied for second in the NFL in tackles this season. They are two of three players on defense who have played every defensive snap this season in the NFL.

Connections

  • Steelers CB Joe Haden was originally drafted by the Browns in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Haden was selected to two Pro Bowls while with the Browns.
  • Steelers LB L.J. Fort was originally signed by the Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Fort appeared in all 16 games with one start during his rookie season in Cleveland.
  • Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann held the same position with the Browns from 1985-93.
  • Steelers assistant head coach/defensive line coach John Mitchell spent three seasons (1991-93) in Cleveland coaching the defensive line.
  • Steelers defensive coordinator Keith Butler coached the Browns linebackers from 1999-02.
  • Dee and Jimmy Haslam were part owners of the Steelers from 2008-12.
  • Browns WR Sammie Coates was originally drafted by the Steelers in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He appeared in 20 games with five starts.
  • Running backs coach/run game coordinator Kirby Wilson spent seven seasons (2007-13) as the Steelers running backs coach.

History

  • The Steelers hold a 71-58 advantage in the all-time series.
  • These two teams last faced each in Week 1 on September 10, 2017, when the Steelers won 21-18 in Cleveland. A 3-yard touchdown pass from QB DeShone Kizer to WR Corey Coleman with 3:36 to go helped make it a ball game, but QB Ben Roethlisberger worked his Houdini act with an incredible downfield completion to WR Antonio Brown, sealing the Browns’ fate. The game back with a blocked punt for a touchdown (in Pittsburgh’s favor), and RB Le’Veon Bell was held to 10 carries for 32 yards.