Who’s Playing
Cincinnati @ Cleveland

Current Records: Cincinnati 0-1; Cleveland 0-1

Last Season Records: Cleveland 6-10; Cincinnati 2-14

Cincinnati Bengals vs Cleveland Browns
Thusday, September 17, 2020
Time: 8:20PM
Vanu: FirstEnergy Stadium — Cleveland, Ohio

What to Know
The Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals will face off in an AFC North clash at 8:20 p.m. ET Sept. 17 at FirstEnergy Stadium. The teams split their matchups last year, with Cleveland winning the first 27-19 at home and Cincinnati taking the second 33-23.

A win for the Browns just wasn’t in the stars on Sunday as the squad never even grasped a temporary lead. They suffered a grim 38-6 defeat to the Baltimore Ravens. Cleveland was down 31-6 at the end of the third quarter, which was just too much to recover from. No one had a standout game offensively for Cleveland, but they got one touchdown from QB Baker Mayfield. Mayfield’s longest connection was to TE David Njoku for 28 yards in the second quarter.

Meanwhile, Cincinnati was first on the board but had to settle for second at the end of their matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. It was close but no cigar for the Bengals as they fell 16-13 to Los Angeles. Cincinnati had the chance to send it into overtime, but kicker Randy Bullock missed a late-game 31-yard field goal.

Both teams will surely be fighting tooth and nail to get back into the win column after losses this week. Giving up four turnovers, Cleveland had trouble holding onto the ball. We’ll see if Cincinnati can exploit that vulnerability.

How To Watch
When: Thursday at 8:20 p.m. ET
Where: FirstEnergy Stadium — Cleveland, Ohio
TV: NFL Network
Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
Follow: CBS Sports App
The Browns are a big 6-point favorite against the Bengals, according to the latest NFL odds.

Over/Under: 43.5

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Series History
Cincinnati have won seven out of their last ten games against Cleveland.

Dec 29, 2019 – Cincinnati 33 vs. Cleveland 23
Dec 08, 2019 – Cleveland 27 vs. Cincinnati 19
Dec 23, 2018 – Cleveland 26 vs. Cincinnati 18
Nov 25, 2018 – Cleveland 35 vs. Cincinnati 20
Nov 26, 2017 – Cincinnati 30 vs. Cleveland 16
Oct 01, 2017 – Cincinnati 31 vs. Cleveland 7
Dec 11, 2016 – Cincinnati 23 vs. Cleveland 10
Oct 23, 2016 – Cincinnati 31 vs. Cleveland 17
Dec 06, 2015 – Cincinnati 37 vs. Cleveland 3
Nov 05, 2015 – Cincinnati 31 vs. Cleveland 10

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When is the 2020 NFL Draft?

This year’s draft starts on Thursday, April 23, and runs through Saturday, April 25.

The entire weekend schedule is as follows (Eastern time):

Thursday, April 23: Round 1 (8 p.m.)
Friday, April 24: Rounds 2-3 (7 p.m.)
Saturday, April 25: Rounds 4-7 (12 p.m.)

Where is the 2020 NFL Draft?
For the first time ever, this year’s draft will be held exclusively online. Due to local and national restrictions stemming from the pandemic, the planned physical Las Vegas location was scrapped in favor of a remote, virtual selection process that will see all 32 NFL teams operating from their homes. Commissioner Goodell is set to announce picks from his home in New York.

After 50 straight years in New York City, where it was most recently held at Radio City Music Hall, the draft has been physically held in Chicago (Auditorium Theatre), Philadelphia (Museum of Art), Arlington (AT&T Stadium) and Nashville (Lower Broadway) since 2015.

How do I watch the draft?

Here are all your options to catch the draft on TV or via live stream:

Thursday: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio
Friday: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio
Saturday: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Radio

Live stream: fuboTV (try for free)

You can also catch live coverage on CBS Sports HQ and CBSSports.com, where we’ll accompany our draft trackers with grades on each and every pick as they’re made.

Live coverage: CBS Sports HQ

Radio coverage: SiriusXM, Westwood One, ESPN Radio

Mock drafts

If you want the best of the best draft projections, don’t miss our dozens of mocks at CBSSports.com, including R.J. White’s seven-round monster featuring 18 projected trades and team-by-team analysis. Want a two-round prediction, with some surprise QB selections? Want analysis of CBS Sports HQ’s live mock draft, with all 32 teams represented by different “GMs?” You can find it all right here at CBSSports.com.

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