Posted November 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
Upon taking over as Browns owner last summer, Jimmy Haslam said one of his first priorities was to revive the Cleveland-Pittsburgh rivalry. It's been dead for years. Once the NFL's equivalent to the Hatfields vs. McCoys in helmets and shoulder pads, the two-times-per-season clash between the Steelers and Browns has lost its luster. Pittsburgh has dominated the matchup between the AFC North neighbors, winning 16 of the past 17 games and 22 of 24 heading into this week's game. And while the Steelers might view the Baltimore Ravens as their most bitter foe, the folks in Cleveland still see the yellow and black as pure evil. ''The first thing I heard from fans when I got in town is, `If you beat the Steelers you don't buy a steak for a long time,''' Browns rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden said. ''I'm going to hold some of those people to that.'' If Weeden wants to get some free meals, and if the Browns (2-8) truly intend to begin evening the score with the Steelers (6-4), this wou...
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