Quick Take: Steelers at Browns

Series leader:Browns, 55-53
Streaks:Steelers have won twelve of last thirteen matchups
On TV: 1 p.m. ET, CBS

Remember the last time? Dec. 7, 2006: Steelers 27, Browns 7. Pittsburgh RB Willie Parker rushes for club-record 223 yards & 1 TD as Steelers defeat Cleveland for the seventh consecutive game.

Inside the game:
Steelers: Club celebrating 75th season ... Franchise needs two regular-season victories to become first AFC team to reach 500 regular-season wins ... Head coach Mike Tomlin makes Steelers debut ... Steelers head coaches are 7-7-1 (.500) all-time in first game as head coach of team ... Ohio-native QB Ben Roethlisberger is 5-0 as starter against Browns; owns franchise-best 87.9 career passer rating
Browns: Drafted two players (Joe Thomas and Brady Quinn) in first round for first time since 1994 (CB Antonio Langham and Derrick Alexander) ... QB Charlie Frye started career-high 13 games in 2006 and had career-high 2,454 passing yards. Browns were 2-0 in 2006 when Frye posted 100.0+ passer rating ... RB Jamal Lewis makes Browns debut; former Raven has 710 rush yards (5.8 avg.) on 122 att. and 2 TDs at Cleveland Browns Stadium.

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