Cleveland (3-3) at St. Louis (0-7)
Browns (3-3) at Rams (0-7)
Kickoff: 1 p.m., Ohio time.
Venue: Edwards Jones Dome, capacity 66,000, Field Turf.
Line: Browns by 3.
Series: Tied 10-all. In the first meeting, the Browns beat the Los Angeles Rams 30-28 in the 1950 NFL championship game. In the most recent, the Rams won 26-20 at Cleveland.
Browns’ last three: Beat Ravens, 27-13; lost at New England, 34-17; beat Dolphins, 41-31.
Rams’ last three: Lost at Cardinals, 31-24; lost at Baltimore, 22-3; lost at Seattle, 33-6.
What’s the score?: On average, the Browns are being outscored, 30.5 to 27.8. The Rams are being outscored, 27.4 to 11.3.
Browns vs. St. Louis: No. 14 run offense (115.2 yards a game) vs. No. 24 run defense (129.6). No. 8 pass offense (239.3) vs. No. 10 pass defense (201.1).
Rams vs. Cleveland: No. 28 run offense (82.6) vs. No. 30 run defense (149.5). No. 24 pass offense (192.0) vs. No. 29 pass defense (263.5).
Beware of Bulger: Rams QB Marc Bulger looked gun shy last week coming off a rib injury, throwing three interceptions and losing two fumbles at Seattle. He is back home, where he is 7-2 all-time against AFC teams, completing 67.6 percent of his passes for 286.2 yards and two TDs a game.
Giving it up: The Rams are last in NFL with minus-12 turnover differential. The Browns are 23rd at minus-4.
Red zone opposites: The Rams have driven inside the 20-yard line more times than Cleveland, 19-17. The Browns have produced more red-zone touchdowns, 11-4.
The third man: The Rams haven’t had time to throw deep, but perennial Pro Bowler Torry Holt remains dangerous. He is among the league leaders with 13 catches on third downs.
Key Browns injury: The Browns are concerned about bringing running back Jamal Lewis back from a foot injury on artificial turf. He is listed as questionable.
Key Rams injuries: Return ace Dante Hall (ankle), sackmaster Leonard Little (toe) and center Brett Romberg (ankle) are out. Running back Steven Jackson (groin) is expected to return from a four-game absence.
Up next: The Browns return home to face Seattle in a 4:05 p.m. kickoff. The Rams have their bye week.
-- The Repository