Smith-Schuster, however, will play a pivotal role in Pittsburgh's attempt to get back to the Super Bowl for the first time in seven years. After all, most of the players in the visitor's locker room at Heinz Field on December 31 are 1-31 over the last two seasons.
"I felt completely confident in terms of the guys that we played with today in terms of their ability to do the job", Tomlin said. "There's nothing else to say". "We had played in Hawaii the week before, so it was supposed to be the last game of the year, so a lot of my senior linemen weren't going to go on".
Coleman had it, but he dropped it. Deshone Kizer targeted Coleman.
"Have you come to grips with the possibility of going 0-16?"
And for the 16th time in 2017, the Browns walked off the field searching for answers that are as elusive now as they've been at any point since the franchise's return to the National Football League almost two decades ago. "It's tough. That play will be remembered". He was looking forward to getting back home, spending time with his family and putting the season behind him as quickly as possible.
"I sat around this place for five years preparing for moments like this", said Jones, who beat the Browns in the finale for a second straight season. Who we choose to employ or utilize or activate, we're in the process of discussing. "Our guys work against it", Jackson added.
Coach Hue Jackson will be back.
Despite this one last chance to avoid the dreaded 0-16 and cancel the "Perfect Season Parade" scheduled for January 6, coach Hue Jackson hasn't lined up anyone special for an emotional "win one for the Gipper" speech.More news: Thompson, McLaurin lead Bulldogs past Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl
The only funeral the Browns want to attend this weekend is for the death of 0-16.
Chris McNeil, a season ticket holder from Granville, Ohio, has planned a 0-16 parade around FirstEnergy Stadium for January 6. Jackson sees it as rubbing salt in an open wound.
After the Sashi-led front office passed on Carson Wentz and DeShaun Watson - two transformative signal-callers - it's a rock-solid bet the Browns use one of their two first-rounders on a quarterback. "A team like that we got to bury". "When we get this thing rolling, it's just going to be amusing to see how everyone wants to flip the narrative".
"It hasn't been brought up team-wide, but at the end of the day we all know, " said cornerback Jason McCourty.
The interception Kizer threw was his 22nd of the season.
Rookie safety Jabrill Peppers wasn't around past year, and isn't beaten down by 0-15.
Kick off against the Browns is 1:00 PM. General manager John Dorsey is making quarterback his top priority.
"I think he had like a half-sack or something". "I took the ball". They went 2-14 in 2009, 6-10 in 2010, 10-6 in 2011 and 4-12 in 2012. Backup QB Landry Jones beat them 27-24 in overtime past year, throwing three TD passes.