Browns vs. Steelers live score, updates, highlights from NFL ‘Monday Night Football’

Browns vs. Steelers live score, updates, highlights from NFL ‘Monday Night Football’

The Steelers are scheduled to host the Browns in a rematch battle to keep Pittsburgh’s playoff hopes alive. 

Although Pittsburgh claimed a 15-10 victory in Cleveland during Week 8, the teams will rematch in their second-to-last game of the regular season.

Coming off a 36-10 loss to the Chiefs last week, Pittsburgh will look to earn a victory at home that will keep the Steelers in the playoff hunt. However, since the Raiders recorded a 23-20 win against the Colts on Sunday, Pittsburgh’s odds to make the postseason have dropped even lower to about four percent, according to ESPN

Not only are the Steelers fighting to stay alive in the playoff race, but veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is also most likely competing in his last home game for the Steelers. While he hasn’t officially confirmed the retirement rumors, he recently shared his thoughts on his future with the NFL. 

MORE: Why Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger is leaning toward NFL retirement after 2021 season

On the other hand, Baker Mayfield will lead the Browns in an effort to earn a final regular-season win on the road. After he threw four interceptions during Cleveland’s 24-22 loss to the Packers last week, Mayfield will attempt to help end the Browns’ two-game losing streak. 

Running back Nick Chubb dominated Cleveland’s offense last week and led with 126 rushing yards with one score, and 58 receiving yards. He will likely make several plays against the Steelers’ defense, which allowed 254 passing yards and 127 rushing yards against the Chiefs.  

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from Browns vs. Steelers on “Monday Night Football.” Read below for complete results from the NFL Week 17 game.

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Browns vs. Steelers score

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F
Browns 0 0 7 0
Steelers 0 10 3 6

Browns vs. Steelers live updates, highlights from Monday Night Football

All times Eastern.

11:08 p.m.: FIELD GOAL STEELERS. Boswell makes a 48-yard attempt and the Steelers lead 19-7 with 5:48 remaining. 

11:04 p.m.: Johnson rushes for 3 yards and is brought down by Allen and Norwood short of the first. Browns punt and the McCloud returns for 14 yards and gives the Steelers a first down at their own 37.  

11:00 p.m.: Tuszka sacks Mayfield for a loss of 5 yards and pushes Cleveland back to their own 18. 

10:56 p.m.: FIELD GOAL STEELERS. Boswell makes a 50-yard attempt that keeps the Steelers on top 16-7 with 9:45 remaining. 

10:48 p.m.: Mayfield throws an incomplete pass on third down and forces the Browns to punt. After the punt goes out of bounds, Steelers will take over at their own 43. 

10:45 p.m.: Mayfield completes a short pass up the middle to Hooper for 21 yards and gives Cleveland a first down at the 46. 

Third Quarter: Steelers 13, Browns 7

10:42 p.m.: Highsmith sacks Mayfield for a loss of 5 yards and pushes the Browns back to their own 25. 

10:37 p.m.: Roethlisberger throws an incomplete pass and forces the Steelers to punt. Peoples-Jones returns for 7 yards and gives the Browns a first down at the Cleveland 30. 

10:33 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN BROWNS. Mayfield completes a pass to Njoku in the end zone for 3 yards and puts the Browns on the board. McLaughlin makes the extra point, but Steelers still lead 13-7

10:30 p.m.: Mayfield completes a deep pass to Peoples-Jones for 39 yards and gives the Browns a first down at the Pittsburgh 9. 

10:27 p.m.: Clowney sacks Roethlisberger for a loss of 8 yards on third down and pushes the Steelers back to the 4. Waitman punts and Peoples-Jones returns for 9 yards to the Pittsburgh 48. 

10:23 p.m.: Colquitt punts for 44 yards to the Pittsburgh 13. McCloud muffs the return and recovers the ball at the 5. 

10:20 p.m.: Chubb rushes for 7 yards and gets a first down, then rushes for another 3 yards on the following play.

10:15 p.m.: FIELD GOAL STEELERS. Boswell makes a 30-yard attempt that keeps the Steelers in the lead 13-0 with 8:24 remaining in the third quarter. 

10:12 p.m.: Roethlisberger completes to McCloud, who rushes out of bounds at the 14 for 12 yards. 

10:08 p.m.: Harris rushes for 30 yards and gives the Steelers a first down at the Cleveland 48. 

10:03 p.m: Heyward sacks Mayfield for a loss of 1 yard and the Browns are forced to punt. McCloud returns for 5 yards and positions the Steelers at their own 22. 

Halftime: Steelers 10, Browns 0

9:48 p.m.: INTERCEPTION BROWNS. Green intercepts a pass from Roethlisberger and returns for 1 yard to end the first half. 

9:42 p.m.: Colquitt punts for 37 yards and McCloud returns for 10 yards to the Pittsburgh 19. 

9:39 p.m.: Watt sacks Mayfield for a loss of 7 yards and pushes Cleveland back to the Pittsburgh 46. 

9:36 p.m.: Mayfield connects with Peoples-Jones on a deep pass for 22 yards and gives the Browns a first down at the Pittsburgh 47.

9:33 p.m.: Mayfield completes to Landry for 9 yards and gets a first down at the Cleveland 32 ahead of the two-minute warning. 

9:29 p.m.: FIELD GOAL STEELERS. Boswell makes a 22-yard attempt to keep the Steelers on top with 3:02 remaining in the half. 

9:25 p.m.: Roethlisberger connects with McCloud for 9 yards and positions the Steelers at the Cleveland 4. 

9:23 p.m.: Roethlisberger completes to Freiermuth for 12 yards and gets a first down at the Cleveland 16. 

9:20 p.m.: INTERCEPTION STEELERS. Witherspoon picks off a pass from Mayfield intended for Peoples-Jones. Steelers take over and get a first down from the Cleveland 43. 

9:18 p.m.: Waitman punts for 44 yards and Peoples-Jones returns for 9 yards. Cleveland gets a first down at their own 26. 

9:15 p.m.: Roethlisberger completes a pass to Harris for 13 yards and gets a first down at the 44. 

9:13 p.m.: Clowney sacks Roethlisberger for a loss of 6 yards, and lets the ball loose. He recovers and Pittsburgh is pushed back to their own 31. 

9:10 p.m.: Mayfield throws an incomplete pass on third down and forces the Browns to punt again. McCloud returns for 15 yards and gives the Steelers a first down at their own 37. 

9:05 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN STEELERS. Roethlisberger completes to Johnson in the end zone for 5 yards and puts the Steelers on the board. Pittsburgh leads 7-0 with 10:39 left in the half. 

8:59 p.m.: Roethlisberger completes to Claypool for 3 yards on third down. An unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against Clowney for throwing Claypool’s shoe gives the Steelers a first down at the Cleveland 18. 

8:57 p.m.: Roethlisberger completes to McCloud for 11 yards and gives the Steelers a first down at the Cleveland 48. 

8:55 p.m.: Colquitt punts for 36 yards and is downed at the Pittsburgh 34. 

First Quarter: Browns 0, Steelers 0

8:52 p.m.: Watt sacks Mayfield for a loss of 10 yards on third down to end the first quarter. He now leads the NFL with 18.5 sacks. 

8:49 p.m.: Roethlisberger throws an incomplete pass on fourth down which results in a turnover. Browns take over from their own 36. 

8:45 p.m.: Watt rushes up the middle for 1 yard and converts, giving the Steelers a first down at the Cleveland 41. 

8:40 p.m.: Mayfield throws an incomplete pass on third and fourth down, forcing a turnover. Pittsburgh will take over from their own 38. 

8:37 p.m.: Chubb breaks free and rushes for 32 yards before getting tackled at the Pittsburgh 41. 

8:34 p.m.: Roethlisberger completes to Harris, who is brought down by Ward for a loss of 2 yards. Steelers punt and the Browns will start their possession at their own 27. 

8:31 p.m.: Harris rushes for 8 yards and gets a first down at the Pittsburgh 31. 

8:28 p.m.: Mayfield throws an incomplete pass on third down and the Browns punt on their opening drive. Steelers will start over from their own 20. 

8:23 p.m.: Mayfield completes a deep pass to Landry for 20 yards and gets a first down at the Cleveland 45. 

8:19 p.m.: Roethlisberger completes to Claypool for 8 yards on third down, but falls short. Pittsburgh punts on the opening drive and a facemask penalty against the Steelers gives the Browns a first down at their own 27. 

8:15 p.m.: Browns win the coin toss and elect to defer, Steelers start with possession from the 25.  

Browns vs. Steelers start time

  • Date: Monday, Jan. 3
  • Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. EST, 5:15 p.m. PST

Browns vs. Steelers is scheduled to kick off at 8:15 p.m. EST, standard time for “Monday Night Football” at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.

What channel is Browns vs. Steelers on today?

  • TV channel (national): ESPN
  • Live Stream: ESPN, fuboTV

Browns vs. Steelers will be broadcast nationally for “Monday Night Football” in Week 17. ESPN will have its regular booth broadcasting this game, with Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick. Lisa Salters will be on the sideline. It is ESPN’s final “Monday Night Football” game of the 2021 regular season.

Meanwhile, viewers in Canada can watch the Browns vs. Steelers game on DAZN by signing up for a subscription.

Cleveland Browns schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Kickoff time TV
1 Sept. 12 at Chiefs 4:25 p.m. ET CBS
2 Sept. 19 vs. Texans 1 p.m. ET CBS
3 Sept. 26 vs. Bears 1 p.m. ET Fox
4 Oct. 3 at Vikings 1 p.m. ET CBS
5 Oct. 10 at Chargers 4:05 p.m. ET CBS
6 Oct. 17 vs. Cardinals 4:05 p.m. ET Fox
7 Oct. 21 vs. Broncos 8:20 p.m. ET Fox, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video
8 Oct. 31 vs. Steelers 1 p.m. ET CBS
9 Nov. 7 at Bengals 1 p.m. ET CBS
10 Nov. 14 at Patriots 1 p.m. ET CBS
11 Nov. 21 vs. Lions 1 p.m. ET Fox
12 Nov. 28 at Ravens 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
13 Dec. 5 BYE —————— ——
14 Dec. 12 vs. Ravens 1 p.m. ET CBS
15 Dec. TBD vs. Raiders TBD TBD
16 Dec. 25 at Packers 4:30 p.m. ET Fox, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video
17 Jan. 3 at Steelers 8:15 p.m. ET ESPN
18 Jan. 9 vs. Bengals 1 p.m. ET CBS

Pittsburgh Steelers schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Kickoff time TV
1 Sept. 12 at Bills 1 p.m. ET CBS
2 Sept. 19 vs. Raiders 1 p.m. ET CBS
3 Sept. 26 vs. Bengals 1 p.m. ET CBS
4 Oct. 3 at Packers 4:25 p.m. ET CBS
5 Oct. 10 vs. Broncos 1 p.m. ET Fox
6 Oct. 17 vs. Seahawks 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
7 Oct. 24 BYE ————— ——
8 Oct. 31 at Browns 1 p.m. ET CBS
9 Nov. 8 vs. Bears 8:15 p.m. ET ESPN
10 Nov. 14 vs. Lions 1 p.m. ET Fox
11 Nov. 21 at Chargers 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
12 Nov. 28 at Benga 1 p.m. ET CBS
13 Dec. 5 vs. Ravens 4:25 p.m. ET CBS
14 Dec. 9 at Vikings 8:20 p.m. ET Fox, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video
15 Dec. 19 vs. Titans 1 p.m. ET CBS
16 Dec. 26 at Chiefs 4:25 p.m. ET CBS
17 Jan. 3 vs. Browns 8:15 p.m. ET ESPN
18 Jan. 9 at Ravens 1 p.m. ET CBS

Monday Night Football schedule 2021

Week Date Matchup
Week 1 Sept. 13 Las Vegas Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens
Week 2 Sept. 20 Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions
Week 3 Sept. 27 Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles
Week 4 Oct. 4 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Las Vegas Raiders
Week 5 Oct. 11 Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts
Week 6 Oct. 18 Tennessee Titans vs. Buffalo Bills
Week 7 Oct. 25 Seattle Seahawks vs. New Orleans Saints
Week 8 Nov. 1 Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Giants
Week 9 Nov. 8 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Chicago Bears
Week 10 Nov. 15 San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams
Week 11 Nov. 22 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New York Giants
Week 12 Nov. 29 Washington Football Team vs. Seattle Seahawks
Week 13 Dec. 6 Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots
Week 14 Dec. 13 Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams
Week 15 Dec. 20 Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings
Week 16 Dec. 27 New Orleans Saints vs. Miami Dolphins
Week 17 Jan. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns
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