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Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (98) sacks Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Burrow doesn't expect second shot at Browns to get 'weird'

Oct. 21, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Burrow threw the ball 61 times in the Bengals' first game against the Browns five weeks ago. He doesn't expect it to get that “weird” in the rematch this week. Burrow believes the Bengals (1-4-1) are better now than when they lost 35-30 at Cleveland in Week 2 when an...

LSU head coach Ed Ogeron watches his team as his team fails to score a touchdown in the final seconds of their 45-41 loss to Missouri during second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

LSU working with NCAA to self-impose penalties for football

Oct. 21, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU has self-imposed penalties for NCAA rules violations by the football program that include a reduction of scholarships and a two-year ban from its athletic facilities for Cleveland Browns star and former Tigers receiver Odell Beckham Jr., according to a report by Sports...

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...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones tries to get past Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Robert Spillane (41) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. Spillane carved out a roster spot on the Steelers by becoming a special teams ace. He officially has a new title: the replacement for injured linebacker Devin Bush, who is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee. (AP Photo/Justin Berl)

Spillane's shot: Steelers LB primed to replace injured Bush

Oct. 20, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Robert Spillane doesn't have Devin Bush's pedigree. He doesn't have Bush's speed or game experience either. That doesn't mean, however, that Spillane or the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers believe he can't fill in capably while Bush recovers from the torn ACL in his left knee he sustained...

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Devin Bush (55) is helped from the field after he was injured in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, 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 on the play. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Devin Bush's knee injury clouds Steelers' unbeaten start

Oct. 19, 2020 4:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The collective body language of Devin Bush's teammates said it all. Moments after the Pittsburgh Steelers' second-year linebacker began writhing on the ground clutching his left knee after breaking up a pass in the second quarter against Cleveland on Sunday, the rest of the starting...

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...