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Steelers, Browns tie at 21 in season opener

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Cleveland Browns did not lose their season opener. Nor did they win it.

The Browns, who went winless in 2017, had a tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. The game ended at 21 all.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor throws a pass in the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers

Tyrod Taylor throwing a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers (Getty Images)

Both teams are 0-0-1 to start the season.

Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor went 15 of 40 for 197 yards. He also had a touchdown and an interception.

Taylor also had eight carries for 77 yards and a touchdown. Carlos Hyde had 22 carries for 62 yards and a touchdown. Nick Chubb had three carries for 21 yards.

Jarvis Landry had seven receptions for 106 yards. Rashard Higgins had a 38-yard reception. Josh Gordon had a 17-yard touchdown reception. David Njoku had three receptions for 13 yards.

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger went 23 of 41 for 335 yards. He also had a touchdown and three interceptions.

James Conner had 31 carries for 135 yards and two touchdowns. Roethlisberger also had three carries for 16 yards.

JuJu Smith-Schuster had five receptions for 119 yards. Antonio Brown had nine receptions for 93 yards and a touchdown. Jesse James had three receptions for 60 yards. Conner had five receptions for 57 yards.

Pittsburgh had a 21-7 lead going into the fourth quarter. Hyde scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Taylor hit Gordon for a 17-yard touchdown.

Taylor also scored on a 20-yard rushing touchdown to tie the game at 7-7. Then, Roethlisberger hit Brown for a 22-yard touchdown. Conner also had a 22-yard rushing touchdown.

The Steelers led 7-0 at halftime. Conner scored on a four-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter.

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