Steelers vs. Browns score, takeaways: Nick Chubb, Amari Cooper power Cleveland past Pittsburgh
"Thursday Night Football" four days after their heartbreaking setback.
The Browns bounced back by defeating their venerable rivals at home on
Their defence also played well in the second half.
The Nick Chubb-led Browns won 29-17 to get to 2-1 on the year.
The Browns were down 14-13 at halftime before scoring on
Pittsburgh dropped to 1-2 after its own discouraging Week 2 setback.
Chubb, who completed the game with 113 yards on 23 carries,
their first two possessions of the second half to take the lead.
Amari Cooper had a strong night for Cleveland as well.
provided the offence with its gasoline.
which increased the Browns' lead to 23-14 with 9:29 remaining.
His 32-yard reception on a third-and-1 play helped set up Chubb's 1-yard touchdown,
the Browns the opportunity to celebrate their victory.
Denzel Ward's defensive touchdown on the game's final play gave
A few seconds later, Mitch Trubisky scored on a 1-yard touchdown run to give the Steelers their first advantage.
With 8:58 remaining till halftime, David Njoku's touchdown catch from Brissett gave Cleveland the advantage.