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Victors: Cleveland Crushes Steelers' Playoff Hopes, Beats Black & Gold 13-6

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Talk about an early Christmas gift!

Cleveland pulled a stunning upset on the Steelers last night at a frigid Browns Stadium.

The team's defense was the real star of the evening - sacking QB Ben Roethisberger eight times!

The final score - 13-6. The victory all but sealed the final nail in the coffin for the Steelers' playoff hopes.

It was the first Browns win over the Steelers since 2003.

Needless to say, fans - and the team - couldn't be more thrilled!

"I'm pumped....very, very excited," said one fan during his post-game celebration.

"We all know how important the game(s) against Pittsburgh are," said Coach Mangini. "We haven't been able to beat them in quite some time and to be able to beat 'em is exciting. It's exciting for me, for the team and hopefully for the city as well."

The Browns are now 2-11 on the season. They will head to Kansas City on the 20th.

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