The Cleveland Browns’ playoff celebrations on Sunday night centered on JuJu Smith-Schuster of the Pittsburgh Steelers, sparked by his infamous “Browns are Browns” remark earlier this week, but the fourth-year wide receiver looked like he was doing it. stick to those comments even after losing 48-37.
After leading Cleveland to their first divisional game since 1995, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield returned to the locker room shouting “the Browns are the Browns”.
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Once in the locker room, Jarvis Landry mocked Smith-Schuster’s popular TikTok “Corvette, Corvette” dance while the rest of the team treated the song as their unofficial celebratory anthem.
Smith-Schuster was chosen by the Browns after he first made a target before the wildcard round when he told reporters he was not afraid to play in Cleveland.
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“I think it’s still the same Browns teams that I play every year,” he said at the time. “I think they are nameless gray faces. They have a few good players on their squad, but at the end of the day I don’t know. The Browns are the Browns. ”
After being wrong on Sunday night, Smith-Schuster did not retract his remarks, claiming instead that the Browns had a good game.
“I don’t regret saying what I said,” he said in his post-match press conference. “I said” the Browns are the Browns. They came out and played a hell of a game. ”
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“There have been games where you lose, you win, and it wasn’t our night,” Smith-Schuster continued. “I’m hoping the same Browns come up against the next opponent, and they go out there and do the same thing they did tonight and have one hell of a game. ”
While this might not be the most gracious concession speech, the Browns will happily advance to the AFC Divisional Round, where they travel to take on defending Super Bowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs. , Sunday at 3:05 p.m. ET.