Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Tickets
About Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
The start of the NFL season is now just around the corner and this means major rivalries will be ignited once again. One rivalry many will be closely watching is the one between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
These two sides have been at loggerheads for decades now and they will be looking forward to the 2017 NFL season to settle some old scores. The rivalry between the Browns and the Steelers stems from the close proximity of the two cities. Pittsburgh and Cleveland are just 135 miles away from each other. This way fans can drive down to games in each other cities.
The Biggest Browns-Steelers blow-outs
Because of the animosity between the two franchises, there have been plenty of unforgettable games between them over the years. Interestingly enough, there have been quite a few blow-outs too.
These are the biggest blow-outs delivered by both the Browns and the Steelers against each other.
September 10, 1989 - On this day, the Cleveland Browns made the trip to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers at the Three Rivers Stadium. What followed was simply astonishing. The Browns ran rampant and annihilated the Steelers 51-0. It was a drubbing unlike any other.
September 12, 1999 – Football returned to Cleveland after a three year gap. The Browns were up against the Steelers at the FirstEnergy Stadium for the opening game. The home fans were excited about the prospect of seeing their team play once again. The game turned out to be a nightmare for them however. The Steelers were not in the mood for celebrations and destroyed the Browns 43-0.
The Browns-Steelers head-to-head
The Cleveland Browns have played 130 games against the Pittsburgh Steelers dating back to October 7, 1950. This is the Cleveland Browns head-to-head record against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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The Browns and the Steelers have met twice in the playoffs. The first of those games took place on January 7, 1995, while the second encounter took place on January 5, 2003. The Steelers came out on top on both occasions.
The Browns and Steelers Icons
The Cleveland Browns have had their fair share of legends over the years and Jim Brown is one of them. Regarded by everyone as one of the greatest football players in history, he won the NFL Championship in 1964 and made nine Pro Bowl appearances too. Otto Graham played for the Browns between 1946 and 1955. During this time, he won three NFL titles, made it to five Pro Bowls and was the NFL MVP thrice. Then there was Marion Motley who also won an NFL title with the Browns in 1950 and also was the league leader in rushing yards the same year.