Cleveland were the first on the board but had to settle for second at the end of their contest against Pittsburgh on Sunday. Cleveland took a hard 18-33 fall against Pittsburgh.
A silver lining for Cleveland was the play of Baker Mayfield, who passed for 180 yards and 2 touchdowns. Mayfield has been a consistent playmaker for Cleveland as this was the 5th good game in a row from him.
James Conner was the offensive standout of the match for Pittsburgh, as he rushed for 146 yards and 2 touchdowns on 24 carries.
Cleveland's defeat makes it three in a row and drags their record down to 2-5-1. The victory (their 3rd in a row) raised Pittsburgh's record to 4-2-1.
Cleveland will take on Kansas City at home at 2:00 p.m. next week. Cleveland's defense better steel itself: Kansas City are averaging 37.14 points per game. As for Pittsburgh, they will go up against Baltimore. With a combined 839 yards in their previous games, we can expect a fast-paced game.