With apologies to JuJu Smith-Schuster, the Browns are not the Browns anymore. You might even say the Steelers are the Browns now after Cleveland put them to bed 48-37 on Sunday night in the AFC playoffs. There are dark days ahead for the Steelers that might make the past few years look like glory days.

Smith-Schuster’s comments last week — “They have a couple good players on their team, but at the end of the day, I don’t know, the Browns is the Browns” — were not the reason Maurkice Pouncey sent the game’s first shotgun snap sailing over the head of 6-foot-5 Ben Roethlisberger and into the end zone, which the Browns recovered for a quick 7-0 lead. Nor did his taunting words provoke the Steelers quarterback to throw two first-quarter interceptions that were followed by two three-play touchdown drives by the Browns, who scored the most first-quarter points in NFL postseason history on their way to a 28-0…



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