The Cleveland Browns suffered a mighty blow after star RB Nick Chubb was ruled out of the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a knee injury. Running Back Jerome Ford took the field as a replacement for Chubb.
Ford stunned everyone after scoring a touchdown after just coming onto the field. He also made a 70-yard magnificent run against the Steelers.
Ford displayed great athleticism while traveling 70 yards down the field and just missing scoring a touchdown. A key shoestring tackle by Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick stopped the touchdown. Defenders were perplexed by Ford’s quick movements as he first veered right before quickly changing directions to the left. Deshaun Watson’s crucial block also helped to slow Fitzpatrick down.
Pierre Strong needed two tenacious rushes to gain the last yard needed for the touchdown. Watson seized control of the situation by rushing into the end zone and making the extra point. With 10:01 remaining in the third quarter, this sequence gave the Browns a 22-19 lead. Ford was given a total of five carries for an amazing 75 yards thanks to his outstanding performance.
Jerome Ford, born is an American football running back for the Cleveland Browns in the NFL. His journey began at Armwood High School, where he made a name for himself as a two-time all-state running back.
Ford made his impression at the collegiate level despite being a three-star recruit in high school. He redshirted his rookie year in 2018 after making his initial commitment to Alabama. In 2019, his role only slightly increased. Ford made a crucial move in 2020 and relocated to Cincinnati.
Ford was chosen by the Browns in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft. The 2023 season will see him play more prominently in the Browns’ offensive lineup than he did in his limited action as a rookie.