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Watson views Browns-Steelers among top sports rivalries

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Deshaun Watson said the Cleveland Browns' rivalry with the Pittsburgh Steelers isn't only one of the best in the NFL but across all sports.

On the latest episode of his "Lockerverse" podcast, the Browns quarterback named the Steelers as Cleveland's biggest rival and ranked the two AFC North teams on his list of the top four all-time rivalries in sports.

"Cleveland-Pittsburgh, for sure," the Browns quarterback said, adding, "It's even bigger than Cincinnati ... it's not Baltimore. Baltimore's a rivalry, you know, it's a big game, for sure. It's up there, but it ain't as real as Pittsburgh."

Watson also included the college football rivalry of Georgia versus Florida, college basketball's Duke versus North Carolina, and Barcelona versus Real Madrid in La Liga among his top four.

The Steelers lead the all-time series against the Browns 81-63-1 but went 1-1 in their two meetings last season. They'll face each other in Weeks 12 and 14 this season.

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