Browns work past injuries, beat Broncos at home, 17-14

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CLEVELAND — Case Keenum stepped in for Baker Mayfield and made the most of his first start in two years, third-string back D’Ernest Johnson rushed for 146 yards and the busted-up Cleveland Browns beat the Denver Broncos 17-14 on Thursday night. Keenum didn’t put up impressive stats (21 ...

Pittburgh believes momentum is building

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PITTSBURGH — Matt Canada keeps insisting he’s got the best job in America. The first-year Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator has quickly learned it might also be among the most scrutinized, at least in his chosen profession. All Canada’s been asked to do in his first go-round as ...

Fitch, Harding set for showdown

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WARREN — Reeling after its second consecutive loss to drop to 3-3 and riddled by injuries, the Austintown Fitch football team started approaching its remaining games as one-week seasons. Now, three weeks later, the Falcons enter their contest at Warren G. Harding tonight with back-to-back ...

Mayfield has broken bone in shoulder

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CLEVELAND — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield also is dealing with a broken bone in his injured left shoulder but believes he can play with it, a person familiar with his health told The Associated Press on Thursday night. Mayfield hopes the injury improves enough over the next few days ...

Playoff picture taking shape

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With the expansion of the playoffs to 448 teams, it seemed inevitable that the final week of the regular season would be a week of total chaos in terms of playoff implications. Instead, terms such as “win-and-in,” “control own destiny” and “needs a win and outside help” are ...