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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) tries to recover from a sack as teammates offensive tackle Jedrick Wills (71), offensive tackle Jack Conklin (78) and center JC Tretter (64) look on during an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers defeated the Browns 38-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Browns' Mayfield ignoring critics, 'noise' aimed at him

Oct. 21, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's getting blitzed from every direction right now. He's ducking from the barrage. Cleveland's quarterback has been under a steady attack this week following a dreadful performance in Pittsburgh, a two-interception outing that has brought out his critics and fueled their...

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Devin Bush (55) pressures Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in the post game news conference that Bush suffered a significant injury to a knee later in the half. The Steelers won 38-7. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Mayfield feeling outside pressure after brutal day at Pitt

Oct. 19, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield spent much of Sunday afternoon running from the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Monday, the critics were after him. Mayfield's poor performance — and coach Kevin Stefanski's decision to pull him early to protect him from further injury — against another strong defense...

Cincinnati Bengals' A.J. Green (18) is tackled by Indianapolis Colts' T.J. Carrie (38) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Despite blowing 21-0 lead, Bengals hope turnaround is near

Oct. 19, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals say they're playing well enough to win most of the time, especially with the dynamic playmaking and big numbers put up by rookie quarterback Joe Burrow. But the finish has been a problem for Burrow and the frustrated Bengals (1-4-1). On Sunday they blew a 21-0...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Devin White (45) sacks Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

On Football: Packers, Browns, Patriots not so real

Oct. 19, 2020 2:53 AM EDT

Aaron Rodgers throwing two picks in three passes. New England making errors of commission and omission on the field and on the sideline. The Browns getting annihilated in Pittsburgh. Well, scratch the third item as something unusual. Football fans aren't used to witnessing the great Packers quarterback, with a...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

The Latest: Brady, Bucs roll to win, give Packers first loss

Oct. 18, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:35 p.m. For Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, it was just like old times in a new uniform. Brady threw for 166 yards and two touchdowns, including one to Gronkowski, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rolled to a 38-10 win over the previously undefeated Green Bay...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) pulls off his helmet on the sideline after being sacked by the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Steelers stay perfect, blow out Mayfield, Browns 38-7

Oct. 18, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One by one the dominos toppled. The NFL's best running game fell first. The passing game came next, quickly followed by the optimism that somehow things would be different for the Cleveland Browns. It never is. Not in Pittsburgh anyway. Players change. Coaches change. Decades change. The...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt (91) and outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Mayfield, Browns bullied, battered in 38-7 loss to Steelers

Oct. 18, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Baker Mayfield's orange helmet was replaced by a white baseball cap as he watched the fourth quarter from Cleveland's sideline. The Steelers battered the quarterback and forced the Browns to tap out early. They made Odell Beckham Jr. scream, throw his helmet and kick off his cleats. No...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) yells at members of his offensive line as they walk off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Old man quarterbacks Brady and Rodgers face off Sunday

Oct. 17, 2020 10:11 AM EDT

Hey old-timer, what are you still doing on an NFL field? Guaranteed no one is asking that question to the quarterbacks in the bays: 43-year-old Tom Brady in Tampa and 36-year-old Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. The two future residents of Canton, Ohio — at least their busts in the Pro Football Hall of Fame,...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) cannot hold onto the ball in the end zone as Indianapolis Colts cornerback Xavier Rhodes (27) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

OBJ doesn't practice, Mayfield better for banged-up Browns

Oct. 16, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield finally fired some passes on Friday — none to Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham missed another practice with the Browns due to COVID-19 protocols, but Mayfield, who has been slowed this week by sore ribs, appears ready to play in Sunday's hyped AFC North matchup against the...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates a 15-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Rashard Higgins during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns never win in Pittsburgh, so challenge is immense

Oct. 16, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

Once the best of NFL rivalries, Cleveland-Pittsburgh fell on hard times as a matchup basically when the Browns left for Baltimore in 1996. The team that replaced them in Cleveland in 1999 never has measured up, and Ravens-Steelers became an AFC biggie. Maybe now, finally, the Browns are ready for the big time. ...