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Winners and losers from Thursday night’s game

The Pittsburgh Steelers swept the season series against the division rival Cleveland Browns last year. Cleveland got revenge at FirstEnergy Stadium on Thursday night.

After trailing 14-13 at halftime, Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett managed Cleveland’s offense led by running back Nick Chubb and wide receiver Amari Cooper to 16 second-half points to lift the Browns to a 29-17 win.

Myles Garrett and the Browns defense held Pittsburgh to just three points in the second half to give the Steelers their second straight loss.

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Here are the winners and losers from Thursday night’s AFC North contest:


Nick Chubb

Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb (24) hurdles over Pittsburgh Steelers safety Damontae Kazee.

Chubb went into Thursday’s game ranked No. 2 in the NFL in rushing with 228 yards on the ground. He churned out another solid performance in the backfield. The Browns running back was tough in between the tackles all night. He tallied 23 carries, 113 yards and a touchdown in the win.

Amari Cooper and David Njoku

Brissett is building good chemistry with the wide receiver and tight end. Cooper and Njoku combined for 16 catches, 190 yards and two touchdowns. The Steelers had a difficult time covering Cooper and Njoku for most of the night. Brissett targeted the pair 21 times.

Rookie George Pickens

The Steelers rookie wide receiver had a miraculous one-handed catch in the first quarter that put Pittsburgh in position to score their first touchdown of the game.

Pickens’ 36-yard spectacular grab on Browns cornerback Martin Emerson Jr. was reminiscent of Odell Beckham Jr.’s famous catch against the Dallas Cowboys in 2014.

The 2022 second-round pick out of Georgia already produced the catch of Week 3 and it’s an early catch of the year candidate.

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Publish date : 2022-09-23 04:10:36

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