The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns 26-22 on Monday Night Football at Acrisure Stadium, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and valid for week 2 of the 2023 NFL season.
This is the Stellers’ first win of the season. Unfortunately, the game ended up being marred by Nick Chubb’s serious injury. The Browns running back took a hit to the knee, with his leg immediately buckling. The athlete left the field supported by the medical team.
Namely, the image of the injury was so strong that the American TV broadcasting the match refused to show a replay of the play. The severity of Chubb’s injury is not yet known, but it is very likely that the player will not return this season.
The highlight of the match ended up being Pittsburgh’s defense, which forced four turnovers, including an interception returned for a TD by Alex Highsmith, a sack/fumble by the same Highsmith in which the ball was left for T.J Watt to enter the end zone and score another defensive touchdown. , in addition to two other forced fumbles.
Meanwhile, on offense, Kenny Pickett completed 15 of 30 passes and had 222 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
This match between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers was the last of week two. Earlier, the New Orleans Saints beat the Carolina Panthers 20-17.