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Baker Mayfield, Nick Chubb, Kareem Hunt star in Browns upset win over Steelers

The Browns were unexpectedly dominant against the Steelers in the Wild Card round.

Kareem Hunt of the Cleveland Browns celebrates a touchdown with Baker Mayfield #6 during the first half of the AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on January 10, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

The Cleveland Browns entered the Wild Card Round but pulled off an impressive 48-37 upset against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. They have a tough task ahead of them though, as they’ll have to take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round.

Cleveland got offense from everywhere in the first round. Baker Mayfield threw for 263 yards and three scores. He threw touchdown passes to Jarvis Landry, Austin Hooper, and Nick Chubb. While Kareem Hunt didn’t lead the rushing attack he did tally two scores on the ground. The Steelers put the Browns in positions to find the end zone by not taking care of the ball.

Cleveland’s first touchdown of the game came when Pittsburgh mishandled a snap and sent the football sailing over Ben Roethlisberger’s head. The Browns recovered the snap in the end zone and that was only the beginning. Roethlisberger managed to eclipse 500 passing yards but the four picks he threw limited Pittsburgh’s chances to come back.