The Cleveland Browns haven’t any new constructive COVID-19 checks Sunday after practically per week of points main into their first playoff recreation in nearly twenty years.
The Browns can be with out coach Kevin Stefanski for Sunday night time’s wild-card recreation in Pittsburgh. He examined constructive with the virus Tuesday together with Professional Bowl guard Joel Bitonio, who may also miss the sport.
High cornerback Denzel Ward received’t play both after testing constructive. The Browns did get security Ronnie Harrison, tight finish Harrison Bryant and linebacker Malcolm Smith again to face the Steelers.
It’s not but identified in the event that they’ll have All-Professional proper sort out Jack Conklin. He was listed as questionable with an “sickness” and traveled individually to Pittsburgh.
Along with Stefanski, the Browns are additionally with out a number of assistants, together with offensive line coach Invoice Callahan.
Cleveland is making its first playoff look for the reason that 2002 season. The Browns are dealing with two different main droughts: They’ve misplaced 17 straight at Heinz Discipline and haven’t received a street playoff recreation since 1969.
The Ravens-Titans playoff recreation options two of the NFL’s greatest floor video games.
The Titans are led by working again Derrick Henry, who’s 2,027 speeding yards this season was the fifth-most in NFL historical past. Henry led the league with 17 landing runs.
Henry ran for 195 yards within the Titans’ 28-12 win over Baltimore in final yr’s playoffs. That was his third profession playoff recreation with 150 or extra speeding yards, one recreation shy of Corridor of Famer Terrell Davis’ file.
The Ravens rushed for 404 yards at Cincinnati final weekend, the fourth-highest single-game complete since 1950.
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson this season turned the primary quarterback in NFL historical past with not less than 1,000 speeding yards in a number of seasons.
And Baltimore rookie working again J.Okay. Dobbins rushed for 805 yards and 9 touchdowns in 2020. He’s had a TD run in every of his final six video games.
It’s Day 2 of the NFL’s wild card weekend starting with a rematch from final yr when the Ravens go to the Titans
That’s adopted up by the Bears visiting the Saints and the night time recreation pits the Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh. The Browns are making their first playoff look since 2002.
To advance, the Browns must finish a 17-game shedding streak at Pittsburgh.
In Saturday’s wild card video games, the Payments edged the Colts 27-24, the Rams received at Seattle 30-20 and Tampa Bay received at Washington 31-23.
That was the Buccaneers’ first playoff victory since they beat Oakland in Tremendous Bowl 37 on Jan. 26, 2003.
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