Browns Defeat Steelers 48-37, Claiming First Playoff Win Since 1995

A Cleveland Browns helmet is seen before an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh.
A Cleveland Browns helmet is seen before an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh. [Winslow Townson / Associated Press]

The Browns kept Cleveland's NFL playoff dream alive, defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers 48-37 in Sunday's AFC wild card game. 

Cleveland recovered a Steelers fumble in the endzone in the game's opening seconds, launching a dominant first quarter that ended with the Browns up 28-0. The Browns picked off four interceptions from Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and claimed Cleveland's first playoff victory since 1995. 

The Browns accomplished the feat without Head Coach Kevin Stefanski, who sat the game out after testing positive for COVID-19. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer coached in his stead. 

The Browns will face the Chiefs in Kansas City on Jan. 17. 

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