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.READ MORE: Upper St. Clair Family Starts Non-Profit Organization To Honor Son Who Died Of Kidney Disease
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.READ MORE: Gov. Tom Wolf Releases Plan For Pennsylvania's 121 State Parks
It hardly mattered as the Browns raced to a quick 28-0 lead then turned aside a Pittsburgh second-half rally.
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