The Cleveland Browns defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers in their final match up of the season 31-10.
The "beat up" Browns defense showed up early in the game holding the Steelers to three points in the first quarter. At one point the Browns had -8 yards. The Steelers game plan was simple, run, run, run, and run some more. The Browns changed that quick in the second quarter.
After the Browns got positive in yardage, they exploded in the second quarter.
A few huge plays to Miles Austin and Jordan Cameron, Isaiah Crowell capped the drive off with a 5-yard Touchdown to give the Browns a 7-3 lead. Next drive the Browns score in four plays, capped with a 51-yard touchdown by Jordan Cameron. Browns final points of the half came from Ben Tate on a 8-yard touchdown. Browns up at halftime 21-3.
Armonty Bryant left the game early, and Pro-bowl center Alex Mack missed his first NFL snap ever due to an apparent ankle injury. Mack was carted off the field.
The only action in the third quarter came from the leg of Browns kicker, Billy Cundiff with a 40-yard field goal to put the Browns up 24-7.
Fourth quarter the Browns add to their lead with a Ben Tate touchdown, his second touchdown of the day. Browns up 31-3.
Under 7 minutes left in the game the Steelers were down to the 1- yard line and could not score and had to go for it on fourth down, the Browns defense holds up, turnover on downs. Browns get the ball with 6:46 left in the game up 31-3.
Ben Tate ran the clock down to 3:49 till the Steelers got the ball back.
Steelers finally find the end zone with a Lance Moore touchdown. Browns up 31-10 with 2:36 left on the clock.
The Browns win the final match up against the Steelers in the 2014 season, 31-10.