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National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Cleveland 24, Pittsburgh 22
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, January 3, 2021
Where: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio
Temperature: 38°
Head Official: Jerome Boger
Attendance: 11989
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Pittsburgh 0631322
Cleveland 737724
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Pittsburgh
CLE 35 2-C. Parkey kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - PIT 25 15:00 30-J. Conner rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - PIT 27 14:27 30-J. Conner rush for 4 yards.
3 and 4 - PIT 31 13:47 2-M. Rudolph pass to 11-C. Claypool for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 44 13:10 2-M. Rudolph pass to 19-J. Smith-Schuster for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - PIT 49 12:27 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 30-J. Conner.
3 and 5 - PIT 49 12:21 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 19-J. Smith-Schuster.
4 and 5 - PIT 49 12:17 4-J. Berry punts 36 yards, fair catch by 11-D. Peoples-Jones.
1Q 12:10 Cleveland
1 and 10 - CLE 15 12:10 24-N. Chubb rush for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 26 11:25 24-N. Chubb rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - CLE 29 10:45 6-B. Mayfield pass to 80-J. Landry for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 43 10:24 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 81-A. Hooper.
2 and 10 - CLE 43 10:20 6-B. Mayfield pass to 81-A. Hooper for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 47 9:38 24-N. Chubb rush for 47 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
2-C. Parkey extra point is GOOD.
PIT 0    CLE 7    Plays: 6    Possession: 2:41
1Q 9:29 Pittsburgh
CLE 35 2-C. Parkey kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - PIT 25 9:29 26-A. McFarland Jr. rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - PIT 28 8:53 5-J. Dobbs pass to 14-R. McCloud for -3 yards.
3 and 10 - PIT 25 8:13 2-M. Rudolph pass to 89-V. McDonald for 9 yards.
4 and 1 - PIT 34 7:32 4-J. Berry punts 56 yards, 11-D. Peoples-Jones returns for no gain.
1Q 7:21 Cleveland
1 and 10 - CLE 10 7:21 27-K. Hunt rush for no gain.
2 and 10 - CLE 10 6:38 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 85-D. Njoku.
3 and 10 - CLE 10 6:33 6-B. Mayfield pass to 11-D. Peoples-Jones for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 21 6:00 27-K. Hunt rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - CLE 25 5:16 6-B. Mayfield pass to 81-A. Hooper for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 37 4:43 27-K. Hunt rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - CLE 41 4:04 PENALTY on Cleveland, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at CLE 41 - No play.
2 and 11 - CLE 36 3:43 6-B. Mayfield pass to 11-D. Peoples-Jones for 9 yards. Pittsburgh challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, forced out of bounds, 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 11-D. Peoples-Jones.
3 and 11 - CLE 36 3:40 6-B. Mayfield pass to 27-K. Hunt for 4 yards.
4 and 7 - CLE 40 2:59 7-J. Gillan punts 50 yards, fair catch by 14-R. McCloud.
1Q 2:52 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 10 2:52 30-J. Conner rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - PIT 19 2:15 30-J. Conner rush for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 26 1:39 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 13-J. Washington.
2 and 10 - PIT 26 1:34 2-M. Rudolph pass to 30-J. Conner for 2 yards.
3 and 8 - PIT 28 0:49 2-M. Rudolph pass to 11-C. Claypool for 9 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - PIT 37 0:16 24-B. Snell Jr. rush for 3 yards.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Pittsburgh continued...
2 and 7 - PIT 40 15:00 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 11-C. Claypool.
3 and 7 - PIT 40 14:55 2-M. Rudolph rush for 1 yard.
4 and 6 - PIT 41 14:14 4-J. Berry punts 38 yards, 11-D. Peoples-Jones returns for 4 yards.
2Q 14:05 Cleveland
1 and 10 - CLE 25 14:05 PENALTY on Cleveland, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at CLE 25 - No play.
1 and 15 - CLE 20 14:05 24-N. Chubb rush for 13 yards.
2 and 2 - CLE 33 13:21 6-B. Mayfield pass to 82-R. Higgins for 42 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - PIT 25 12:40 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 80-J. Landry.
2 and 10 - PIT 25 12:36 6-B. Mayfield pass to 80-J. Landry for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 14 11:59 24-N. Chubb rush for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - PIT 6 11:19 24-N. Chubb rush for 2 yards.
1 and 4 - PIT 4 10:38 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 85-D. Njoku.
2 and 4 - PIT 4 10:34 24-N. Chubb rush for -1 yard.
3 and 5 - PIT 5 9:53 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 85-D. Njoku.
4 and 5 - PIT 5 9:48 2-C. Parkey 23 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 0    CLE 10    Plays: 10    Possession: 4:17
2Q 9:45 Pittsburgh
CLE 35 2-C. Parkey kicks 66 yards, 14-R. McCloud returns for 24 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 23 9:38 26-A. McFarland Jr. rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - PIT 27 9:02 30-J. Conner rush for 3 yards.
3 and 3 - PIT 30 8:21 26-A. McFarland Jr. rush for 5 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 35 7:37 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 11-C. Claypool.
2 and 10 - PIT 35 7:33 26-A. McFarland Jr. rush for -1 yard.
3 and 11 - PIT 34 6:54 2-M. Rudolph pass to 18-D. Johnson for 41 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - CLE 25 6:20 5-J. Dobbs rush for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 12 5:41 5-J. Dobbs pass to 14-R. McCloud for no gain.
2 and 10 - CLE 12 5:01 2-M. Rudolph pass to 30-J. Conner for 1 yard.
3 and 9 - CLE 11 4:18 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 30-J. Conner.
4 and 9 - CLE 11 4:14 16-M. Wright 29 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 3    CLE 10    Plays: 11    Possession: 5:31
2Q 4:10 Cleveland
PIT 35 16-M. Wright kicks 54 yards, 31-A. Janovich returns for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 24 4:06 27-K. Hunt rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - CLE 27 3:34 6-B. Mayfield, sacked for 9 yards (95-C. Wormley).
Pittsburgh timeout at 3:25
3 and 16 - CLE 18 3:25 27-K. Hunt rush for 12 yards.
Cleveland timeout at 2:38
4 and 4 - CLE 30 2:38 7-J. Gillan punts 49 yards, 14-R. McCloud returns for 3 yards.
2Q 2:25 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 24 2:25 PENALTY on Cleveland, Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards, enforced at PIT 24 - No play.
1 and 5 - PIT 29 2:25 2-M. Rudolph pass to 19-J. Smith-Schuster for 12 yards.
Two minute warning
1 and 10 - PIT 41 2:00 2-M. Rudolph pass to 19-J. Smith-Schuster for 3 yards. PENALTY on Pittsburgh, Offensive Holding, 10 yards, enforced at PIT 41 - No play.
1 and 20 - PIT 31 1:52 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 30-J. Conner.
2 and 20 - PIT 31 1:48 2-M. Rudolph pass to 30-J. Conner for 11 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 9 - PIT 42 1:41 2-M. Rudolph pass to 19-J. Smith-Schuster for 26 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 32 1:35 2-M. Rudolph pass to 89-V. McDonald for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - CLE 27 1:30 2-M. Rudolph, sacked for 8 yards (54-O. Vernon).
Pittsburgh timeout at 1:19
3 and 13 - CLE 35 1:19 5-J. Dobbs rush for 7 yards.
Cleveland timeout at 1:12
4 and 6 - CLE 28 1:12 16-M. Wright 46 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 6    CLE 10    Plays: 8    Possession: 1:13
2Q 1:07 Cleveland
PIT 35 16-M. Wright kicks 61 yards, 30-D. Johnson returns for 31 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 35 1:01 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 11-D. Peoples-Jones.
Cleveland timeout at 0:57
2 and 10 - CLE 35 0:57 6-B. Mayfield, sacked for 10 yards (56-A. Highsmith).
Pittsburgh timeout at 0:49
3 and 20 - CLE 25 0:49 27-K. Hunt rush for 4 yards.
4 and 16 - CLE 29 0:05 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete.
END QUARTER 2
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 Cleveland
PIT 35 16-M. Wright kicks 63 yards, 30-D. Johnson returns for 23 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 25 14:54 24-N. Chubb rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - CLE 30 14:34 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 24-N. Chubb.
3 and 5 - CLE 30 14:29 6-B. Mayfield pass to 80-J. Landry for 5 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 35 13:42 6-B. Mayfield, sacked for 7 yards (45-J. Elliott).
2 and 17 - CLE 28 12:59 6-B. Mayfield pass to 80-J. Landry for 14 yards.
3 and 3 - CLE 42 12:23 6-B. Mayfield rush for 2 yards.
4 and 1 - CLE 44 11:44 PENALTY on Cleveland, False Start, 4 yards, enforced at CLE 44 - No play.
4 and 5 - CLE 40 11:26 7-J. Gillan punts 40 yards, out of bounds.
3Q 11:20 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 20 11:20 2-M. Rudolph pass to 30-J. Conner for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - PIT 23 10:58 30-J. Conner rush for no gain, ran out of bounds.
3 and 7 - PIT 23 10:19 2-M. Rudolph pass to 11-C. Claypool for 41 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 36 9:31 5-J. Dobbs pass incomplete to 26-A. McFarland Jr..
2 and 10 - CLE 36 9:23 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 18-D. Johnson.
3 and 10 - CLE 36 9:19 2-M. Rudolph pass to 30-J. Conner for 8 yards.
4 and 2 - CLE 28 8:34 16-M. Wright 46 yard field goal is GOOD.
PIT 9    CLE 10    Plays: 7    Possession: 2:46
3Q 8:29 Cleveland
PIT 35 16-M. Wright kicks 66 yards, 30-D. Johnson returns for 25 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 24 8:24 6-B. Mayfield pass to 82-R. Higgins for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 37 7:51 24-N. Chubb rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - CLE 40 7:16 24-N. Chubb rush for 2 yards, forced out of bounds.
3 and 5 - CLE 42 6:34 6-B. Mayfield pass to 85-D. Njoku for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 44 5:55 6-B. Mayfield rush for 28 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - PIT 16 5:16 24-N. Chubb rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - PIT 12 4:32 6-B. Mayfield pass to 12-K. Hodge for 10 yards.
1 and 2 - PIT 2 3:52 6-B. Mayfield pass to 81-A. Hooper for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
2-C. Parkey extra point is GOOD.
PIT 9    CLE 17    Plays: 8    Possession: 4:37
3Q 3:48 Pittsburgh
CLE 35 2-C. Parkey kicks 66 yards, 14-R. McCloud returns for 29 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 28 3:43 2-M. Rudolph pass to 19-J. Smith-Schuster for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - PIT 35 3:06 24-B. Snell Jr. rush for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 41 2:26 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete. PENALTY on Pittsburgh, Ineligible Downfield Pass (declined).
2 and 10 - PIT 41 2:23 24-B. Snell Jr. rush for 1 yard.
3 and 9 - PIT 42 1:42 2-M. Rudolph pass intended for 19-J. Smith-Schuster, INTERCEPTED by 36-M. Stewart Jr. at 50, returned for 30 yards.
3Q 1:31 Cleveland
1 and 10 - PIT 20 1:31 24-N. Chubb rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - PIT 17 0:46 6-B. Mayfield pass to 85-D. Njoku for -1 yard.
3 and 8 - PIT 18 0:02 6-B. Mayfield pass to 12-K. Hodge for 15 yards.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Cleveland continued...
1 and 3 - PIT 3 15:00 80-J. Landry rush for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
2-C. Parkey extra point is GOOD.
PIT 9    CLE 24    Plays: 4    Possession: 1:31
4Q 14:57 Pittsburgh
CLE 35 2-C. Parkey kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - PIT 25 14:57 2-M. Rudolph pass to 89-V. McDonald for 14 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 39 14:28 30-J. Conner rush for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - PIT 46 13:55 30-J. Conner rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - 50 13:16 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 11-C. Claypool.
2 and 10 - 50 13:12 2-M. Rudolph pass to 11-C. Claypool for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 40 12:31 30-J. Conner rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - CLE 39 11:53 5-J. Dobbs pass to 89-V. McDonald for 3 yards.
3 and 6 - CLE 36 11:15 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 87-K. Rader.
4 and 6 - CLE 36 11:10 2-M. Rudolph pass to 18-D. Johnson for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 28 10:31 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 11-C. Claypool.
2 and 10 - CLE 28 10:25 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 13-J. Washington.
3 and 10 - CLE 28 10:18 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 11-C. Claypool.
4 and 10 - CLE 28 10:13 2-M. Rudolph pass to 11-C. Claypool for 28 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
16-M. Wright extra point is GOOD.
PIT 16    CLE 24    Plays: 13    Possession: 4:47
4Q 10:07 Cleveland
PIT 35 16-M. Wright kicks 66 yards, 30-D. Johnson returns for 28 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 27 10:02 6-B. Mayfield pass to 81-A. Hooper for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 40 9:24 27-K. Hunt rush for 1 yard.
2 and 9 - CLE 41 8:42 6-B. Mayfield pass to 80-J. Landry for 7 yards.
3 and 2 - CLE 48 8:03 6-B. Mayfield rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 48 7:18 27-K. Hunt rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - PIT 46 6:34 6-B. Mayfield rush for 8 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - PIT 38 5:51 27-K. Hunt rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - PIT 36 5:08 27-K. Hunt rush for 5 yards.
3 and 3 - PIT 31 4:25 6-B. Mayfield, sacked for 4 yards (91-S. Tuitt).
4 and 7 - PIT 35 3:41 6-B. Mayfield pass incomplete to 82-R. Higgins.
4Q 3:37 Pittsburgh
1 and 10 - PIT 35 3:37 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 89-V. McDonald.
2 and 10 - PIT 35 3:33 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 11-C. Claypool.
3 and 10 - PIT 35 3:27 2-M. Rudolph pass to 19-J. Smith-Schuster for 13 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 48 3:02 PENALTY on Pittsburgh, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at PIT 48 - No play.
1 and 15 - PIT 43 3:02 2-M. Rudolph pass to 18-D. Johnson for 47 yards.
1 and 10 - CLE 10 2:16 26-A. McFarland Jr. rush for 6 yards.
Two minute warning
2 and 4 - CLE 4 2:00 5-J. Dobbs pass to 89-V. McDonald for 2 yards.
3 and 2 - CLE 2 1:26 2-M. Rudolph pass to 19-J. Smith-Schuster for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
2pt Conversion FAILS, 2-M. Rudolph pass incomplete to 11-C. Claypool.
PIT 22    CLE 24    Plays: 7    Possession: 2:12
4Q 1:23 Cleveland
PIT 35 1:23 16-M. Wright kicks onside 15 yards, 89-S. Carlson returns for no gain.
1 and 10 - 50 1:22 24-N. Chubb rush for 8 yards.
Pittsburgh timeout at 1:16
2 and 2 - PIT 42 1:16 24-N. Chubb rush for no gain.
Pittsburgh timeout at 1:10
3 and 2 - PIT 42 1:10 6-B. Mayfield rush for 3 yards.
1 and 10 - PIT 39 0:27 6-B. Mayfield kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME
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