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Rams vs. Browns gameday essentials: TV schedule, how to watch, notes

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

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The Cleveland Browns play on Sunday Night Football this week at home against the Los Angeles Rams. Here are some nuggets about the matchup, as well as how you can watch or listen to the game.

Game Information

  • Game Time/Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 8:20 p.m. ET
  • Location: First Energy Stadium; Cleveland, OH
  • TV Channel: NBC - Al Michaels (play-by-play) & Cris Collinsworth (analyst).
  • Local Radio: 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM), ESPN 850 WKNR, WNCX (98.5 FM) with Jim Donovan, Doug Dieken, Nathan Zegura (sidelines)
  • Weather: 81 degrees (feels like 82 degrees) with a 0% chance or rain. 13 MPH winds from the Southwest.
  • Odds: Rams by 4.5
  • Over/under: 48

Interesting Stats / Notes

  • The Browns will be wearing their all-brown color rush uniforms.
  • This is the first time the Browns are playing on Sunday Night Football since way back on September 14, 2008, when Pittsburgh beat Cleveland 10-6 at FirstEnergy Stadium. It was the final season that John Madden did play-by-play games, teamed up with Al Michaels.
  • This will be the first time that Michaels and Cris Collinsworth have called a Browns game on Sunday Night Football. They did call one Thursday Night Football game for the Browns in 2016.
  • The Browns have extended the oreo stripe in the seating of the Dawg Pound:

Connections

  • Rams LB Clay Matthews III father Clay Matthews Jr. played for the Browns from 1978-93. His father will be inducted in the Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor before the game.
  • Rams assistant OL coach Andy Dickerson spent two years with the Browns, serving as defensive quality control coach in 2009 and assistant OL coach in 2010.
  • Browns QB Garrett Gilbert was a sixth-round pick by the Rams in 2014.
  • Rams CB coach Aubrey Pleasant served as an offensive staff/head coach intern for the Browns in 2014.
  • Browns TE coach John Lilly coached the Los Angeles Rams in 2016.
  • Browns RT Greg Robinson was a first-round pick by the Rams in 2014.

History

  • The Browns have a 9-11 all-time record against the Rams.
  • The last time these two teams met was October 25, 2015, when the Browns lost to the Rams 24-6. It was a 10-6 game toward the end of the third, but then two rushing touchdowns by RB Todd Gurley put it away. You may remember that WR Taylor Gabriel fumbled on a screen pass early, and it was taken back for a touchdown.