A few more notes before today’s game:
- This might be the only time you’ll ever see NFL teams play on the day of a total solar eclipse, especially in Cleveland.
- The latest injury updates have OL Cameron Erving, OG John Greco, and DT Danny Shelton missing this week’s game. LT Joe Thomas also gets another week of rest time.
- The Indians and Browns will both be playing in Downtown Cleveland at the same time.
Game Time/Date: Monday, August 21, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH
TV Channel: ESPN (Local: WKYC Channel 3) - Jon Gruden (analyst), Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Lisa Salters (sideline)
Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM)
Online streaming: NFL Game Pass
Weather: 83 degrees (feels like 87). 0% chain of rain. Winds from SW at 7 MPH.
Odds: Giants by 1.5 points.
The NFL Network will re-broadcast the Browns-Giants game on Tuesday (Aug. 22) at 4 AM ET and Tuesday (Aug. 22) at 4 PM ET.
-The Browns will be wearing white jerseys, white pants, and orange socks.
-The game will mark the first preseason Monday Night Football game in Cleveland since 1992. The last time these teams met in the preseason was on August 18, 2008, in New York, with the Browns winning 37-34. The winning score was an 8-yard touchdown pass from QB Ken Dorsey to WR Lance Leggett. WR Syndric Steptoe had two touchdowns in that game.
-Former Browns on the Giants include RB Shaun Draughn (2014-2015), OL Michael Bowie (2014-2015), and QB Josh Johnson (2012). Former Giants on the Browns include OL Matt McCants (2012) and S Justin Currie (2015).
-Before the game, there will be a party at the Barley House:
-These two teams last squared off on November 27, 2016, when the Giants defeated the Browns 27-13. A touchdown pass from QB Josh McCown to WR Corey Coleman made it a 20-13 game part-way into the fourth quarter, but the Giants sealed it with a 4-yard touchdown pass from QB Eli Manning to WR Odell Beckham.