There will be messages from tackle Joe Thomas, quarterback DeShone Kizer, linebacker Jamie Collins, linebacker Christian Kirksey, Coach Hue Jackson and others, Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio reports. The rookie has looked calm in his first regular season action, which is telling considering the big stage he's under at home against a big AFC North rival in the Steelers.
The Steelers expanded their advantage to 21-10 on the following possession when Roethlisberger hooked up with James for a 2-yard pass out of an empty backfield. The Steelers came at the rookie quarterback in waves and sacked the young signal caller seven times. But after the way the team played today, Browns fans have to be much more optimistic than they have been in the past.
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Starting pitcher Chase Anderson contributed two runs of his own, while Jesus Aguilar added an RBI in the win for the Brew Crew. Braun is 4-for-9 with a homer versus Montgomery, who is 1-3 with a 5.11 ERA in 10 outings (three starts) against the Cubs .
A 3-yard touchdown pass from Kizer to Corey Coleman and a two-point conversion by Isaiah Crowell cut the Steelers lead to 21-18 with 3:36 to play, but the Browns did not get the ball back.
The Browns have become one of the NFL's leaders on the issue, with a dozen players taking a knee in prayer during a preseason game last month. He just missed picking off a pass in the second quarter. On the defensive as well the Steelers were better allowing 342 yards per game as compared to the Browns' 392 yards.
After the players protested before the Giants game, team leader Christian Kirksey told reporters, "We did it out of respect".