Ben Roethlisberger will face the Cleveland Browns for the 30th time in his career in “Monday Night Football”.
This game will likely be the last time Roethlisberger faces the Browns as he is set to retire after the 2021-22 season. Of the AFC North Steelers’ opponents, Roethlisberger has won the most games against the Browns.
Playing for the Browns has always been interesting for Roethlisberger as he is originally from Lima, Ohio, which is less than three hours from Cleveland, and attended the University of Miami in Ohio. When he played his last game in Cleveland, he received a huge thunderous applause, because Cleveland is kind of a playground for him.
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Roethlisberger’s record against the Browns is one of the best against a single team in NFL history. Here’s a look at Roethlisberger’s stats against the Browns.
Ben Roethlisberger’s record against the Browns
Roethlisberger’s all-time record against the Browns is 25-3-1. The Steelers have already beaten the Browns 15-10 earlier this season.
There are three teams that have never beaten Roethlisberger: the Lions (4-0), the Rams (2-0) and the Panthers (4-0). Outside of those three teams, Roethlisberger’s best winning record is against the Browns – .879%.
Roethlisberger’s 25 wins over the Browns ranks fourth in a quarterback’s wins against a specific team. If the Steelers beat the Browns on Monday night, Roethlisberger will be tied with Brett Favre for 26 wins against just one team. Roethlisberger also ranks fifth with 24 wins over the Cincinnati Bengals.
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Roethlisberger has lost to the Browns only twice in the regular season. The last time the Browns beat the Steelers under Roethlisberger in the regular season was on October 12, 2014, when the Browns won 31-10. The Steelers’ other loss came on December 10, 2009, when the Browns won 13-6.
Steelers vs. Browns playoff game
In his 18-year career with the Steelers, Roethlisberger has faced the Browns only once in the playoffs. The Browns beat the Steelers 48-37 in the 2020-21 AFC Wild Card game last January. So, of Roethlisberger’s three losses to the Browns, one of those losses came in the playoffs.
In last year’s AFC Wild Card game, Roethlisberger threw 47 completed passes on 68 passes for 501 yards. It was his fourth most passing yards in a game.
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All-time Steelers vs. Browns record
Since the two teams first met in 1950, the Steelers have led the series with 78 wins against 61 for the Browns. They also had a tie.