Here’s how the teams stack up: Pittsburgh is 17-1 against Cleveland since 2000, including 12 straight victories, and the Steelers are 8-0 in C-Town since last losing there in 2000.
After defeating the Browns (27-14) at Heinz Field in Week 6, the Steelers will be gunning for their sixth consecutive home-and-home sweep of the Browns on Thursday.
The Steelers lead the all-time regular season series with the Browns, which dates back to 1950, by a 58-55 count. As mentioned, Pittsburgh has won 17 of its last 18 regular-season games against Cleveland, including 12 straight since the Browns pulled off a 33-13 win at Heinz Field in 2003. Pittsburgh was a 10-6 winner in Cleveland last year.
The clubs have also met twice in the postseason, with Pittsburgh winning both times. The Steelers picked up a 29-9 victory in a 1994 AFC Divisional Playoff and won a 36-33 thriller in a 2002 AFC First-Round Playoff.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is 5-0 against the Browns as a head man. Mangini is 1-1 against Tomlin and the Steelers, with the win coming while he was at the helm of the Jets in 2007.
Here’s how the AdultFYI football pool sees it:
Pittsburgh: Gene Ross, Billy The Crystal, Brian Wallace, Mike Dickinson, Karl the Birdman, Ryan from Jerry’s Deli, Sean from Porn Legends, Sunset Thomas, John Gray, Scott David, Steve Seidman, 0 & 16 Chuck, Dr. TJ Eckleburg, Jeff Mullen, John from Adult Source Media, Steve from Magnus, Danny from Foxxx Modeling
Cleveland- Steve Volponi