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Same old Browns? Hardly. Cleveland drills Steelers 48-37

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates as he walks off the field following...
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates as he walks off the field following a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Don Wright)(Don Wright | AP)
Published: Jan. 11, 2021 at 10:15 AM EST
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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Cleveland Browns are bottom feeders no more.

Baker Mayfield threw for three touchdowns and the Browns collected their first playoff victory in 26 years with a 48-37 romp over Pittsburgh.

Kareem Hunt added two touchdown runs for the Browns.

Cleveland was playing without several high-profile players and head coach Kevin Stefanski due to COVID-19.

It hardly mattered as the Browns raced to a quick 28-0 lead then turned aside a Pittsburgh second-half rally.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passed for 501 yards and four touchdowns but also threw four interceptions. 

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