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Browns vs. Jets 2018 TV schedule, channel, uniform, streaming, and more

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

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NFL: New York Jets at Cleveland Browns Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

The Browns are at home to take on the Jets in prime time in Week 3. Here are some nuggets about Thursday’s contest, as well as how you can watch or listen to the game.

Game Information

  • Game Time/Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 8:20 PM ET
  • Location: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH
  • TV Channel: NFL Network - Joe Buck (play-by-play) & Troy Aikman (analyst)
  • Local TV: WOIO - Channel 19 (CBS)
  • Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM)
  • Online streaming: FuboTV
  • Weather: 80 degrees (feels like 84). 10% chance of precipitation, 9 MPH wind from the South.
  • Odds: Browns by 3 points.
  • Over/under: 40.5

Uniform

The Browns are debuting their color rush uniforms:

The end zone will be painted with brown and orange stripes:

The first 30,000 fans will get a free truckers hat:

Interesting Stats / Notes

  • RB Carlos Hyde - With a rushing touchdown, becomes the first Browns RB since Peyton Hillis in 2011 to have at least one rushing score in each of the first three games of a single season.
  • The last time the Browns forced multiple fumbles in three consecutive games was Weeks 8, 10-11 in 2003.
  • With any defensive player securing at least 2.0 sacks, it would be the first time in franchise history that a Browns player has at least 2.0 sacks in each of the first three games to start a season.
  • The Browns forced two turnovers against the Saints last week. Paired with the six the team had Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team’s eight takeaways are the most by a Browns squad through the first two weeks of a season since 2001 (nine).

Connections

  • Jets QB Josh McCown was with the Browns from 2015-16. He set the Browns single-game passing record with 457 passing yards on Oct. 11, 2015.
  • Jets RB Isaiah Crowell spent the first four years of his career with the Browns (2014-17).
  • Jets WR Terrelle Pryor spent 2015-16 with the Browns, leading the team in receiving in 2016 with 77 catches for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Jets DB Buster Skrine was a fifth-round pick by the Browns in 2011 and spent four years with the club.
  • Jets head coach Todd Bowles spent four seasons (2001-04) coaching the Browns secondary.
  • Jets assistant head coach/ILB coach Mike Caldwell played three seasons (1993-95) in Cleveland after joining the team as a third-round pick in 1993.
  • Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley’s first NFL job was with the Jets as a scouting department assistant from 1995-96 and a WR/offensive assistant 1997-2000.
  • Browns DL coach Clyde Simmons started his coaching career in the NFL as an intern with the Jets in 2010.
  • Browns OL coach Bob Wylie served as the Jets TE coach from 1990-91.
  • Jets special teams coordinator Brant Boyer played for the Browns from 2001-03 and spent time with the Browns as a training camp coaching intern in 2009.
  • Jets DL coach Robert Nunn held the same role with the Browns in 2016.

History

  • The Browns have a 12-12 all-time record against the Jets.
  • This is the Browns’ first regular season prime time game since November 2016.
  • The last time these two teams met was on October 8, 2017, when the Jets beat the Browns by a final score of 17-14. It was the debut for DE Myles Garrett, who registered a sack on his first career snap. The Jets led 3-0 at the half, which led to Hue Jackson benching DeShone Kizer in favor of Kevin Hogan. Hogan led a touchdown drive, capping it off with a 2-yard pass to TE David Njoku to put Cleveland up 7-3. The Jets got 14 unanswered to lead 17-7, and RB Duke Johnson’s 41-yard touchdown catch-and-run with under two minutes to play made it 17-14. The onside kick failed, though, allowing the Jets to hold on.