Aaron Rodgers threw three fourth quarter touchdowns to lead the Packers from a 20-3 deficit.
In a game with six turnovers forced by the defense, Cleveland still came away with just a tie.
For a while, it seemed the Steelers would cruise to another easy win over the Browns even without Le'Veon Bell.
The Browns also had a chance to win it in regulation and were driving for a potential game-winning field goal, but Tyrod Taylor's deep pass for Josh Gordon was underthrown and intercepted by Cameron Sutton with 16 seconds left. I mean we have got to play better offensively, it is not just him. He was sacked seven times.
James Conner started at running back for the Steelers in their 2018 regular season opener here, and it was quite the performance.
"Tying in the National Football League is really weird", left guard Joel Bitonio said.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hardly looked like a future Hall of Famer, throwing three interceptions in the first half and losing two fumbles.
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She was hit with another $4,000 fine for being warned for coaching and $3,000 for breaking her racket. In Sunday's statement, Simon said the WTA believed coaching should be allowed across the sport.
Roethlisberger is 22-2-1 against the Browns in his career.
Player holdouts are nothing new, of course, but what makes Bell's case different is that his teammates appeared genuinely shocked that he didn't return to Pittsburgh last week. Ask DeCastro why they struggled so much slowing down Browns' defensive end Myles Garrett but don't ask him if things could be better if Bell had been there.
Speaking of beast mode, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt recorded four sacks and had eight tackles.
The Browns revamped offensive line, with rookie Desmond Harrison at left tackle, surrendered - sacks.
The only signs of a hamstring injury he suffered during the second half of Sunday's 21-21 tie against the Browns were a couple of "cupping" marks left behind from the recently-completed treatment he received at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex.
The statistical terror that is Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver Antonio Brown turns 30 today. But the Browns punt from their own 26 after Bud Dupree batted a pass intended for Jarvis Landry.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) can not hold onto the ball as Cleveland Browns defensive back Terrance Mitchell (39) defends during overtime in an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Cleveland.