Watson rusty in return but Browns get 27-14 win over Texans
Deshaun Watson struggled in a sloppy performance in his first game in 700 days, but a punt return for a touchdown by Donovan Peoples-Jones and two defensive TDs were plenty enough to give the Cleveland Browns a 27-14 win over the lowly Houston Texans Sunday.
Chubb's TD in OT gives Brissett, Browns 23-17 win over Bucs
Nick Chubb scored on a 3-yard touchdown run with 19 seconds left in overtime and Cleveland rallied to stun Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 in Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s final start before Deshaun Watson returns from his suspension.
Mayfield makes too many mistakes in return from COVID list
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw a career-high four interceptions in his first game since returning from the reserve/COVID-19 list as the Browns’ fading playoff hopes took another hit with a 24-22 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday.
What’s being said nationally after Detroit Lions lose 13-10 against Cleveland Browns in Week 11
CLEVELAND -- The Detroit Lions are back in the losing column, with another toothless showing through the air in their 13-10 loss on the road against the Cleveland Browns in Week 11. Detroit’s offense didn’t reach the red zone once, with Boyle’s longest pass going for 24 yards to tight end T.J. Hockenson. This loss moves Detroit’s winless streak to 14 games, with the Lions failing to score 20 points in all but one game this season. This offense has scored more than 20 points only once, needing two successful onside kicks and a pair of two-point conversions in their Week 1 loss. Chubb ran 22 times for 130 yards, putting the game on ice with three first-down runs down the stretch.mlive.com
Browns still hoping to have star RB Chubb against Patriots
The Browns remain hopeful star running back Nick Chubb will play this week at New England despite testing positive for COVID-19. Chubb, who rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns last week at Cincinnati, was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday along with rookie running back/punt returner Demetric Felton. Chubb must be symptom free and twice test negative 24 hours apart to be eligible to play Sunday against the Patriots.news.yahoo.com
Browns missing key players as they prepare for 5-0 Cards
Keeping slippery Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray under control is a difficult challenge for any defense — even in the best of circumstances. Cleveland had an all-star roster of injured players not practicing Wednesday as it began preparing for Murray and the unbeaten Cardinals (5-0). NFL sacks leader Myles Garrett, defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and running backs Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt were among a group of key Cleveland players kept off the field because of injuries.news.yahoo.com
No bubbles, but NFL playoff training camps likely if Covid-19 cases continue
Cleveland Browns Quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) hands off to Cleveland Browns Running Back Nick Chubb (24) during the game between the Cleveland Browns and the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 29, 2020 at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Fl. NFL officials have publicly stated the league is against playing in bubble environments, with mental health a primary concern. Under this model, playoff clubs would remain in-market but stay at hotels the entire week leading up to playoff games. The people said keeping clubs in hotels would allow the NFL to better monitor teams while also keeping players and staff near families. One of the individuals pointed to the Aug. 12 through Aug. 20 testing report when the NFL reported no positive cases among players, to support installing the model.cnbc.com
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 5: Justin Herbert Quickly Emerging As Solid QB Option
Herbert completed 80 percent of his passes for 290 yards, three touchdowns and one interception against a good Buccaneers defense. 6 overall pick in this year’s draft has thrown for 961 yards and five touchdowns in his first three NFL games. QB Teddy Bridgewater, Carolina Panthers– Bridgewater had his best fantasy outing of the season in Week 4. The 27-year-old completed over 70 percent of his passes for the third consecutive week, this time totaling 276 passing yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Johnson finished the game against the Cowboys with 13 rush attempts for a whopping 95 yards (7.3 yards per carry).detroit.cbslocal.com
Undefeated Patriots Look To Take Down Underachieving Browns
Both the New England Patriots and Cleveland Browns came into the season with high expectations. The big story surrounding the Patriots isnt that theyre undefeated going into Week 8, though that is a highlight of the season so far. We thought the Jets, coming off an upset win over the Dallas Cowboys, were maybe going to test the Patriots a little bit. Over-matched as they are, the Browns only chance against the Patriots, at least on offense, is a steady diet of Nick Chubb. The Patriots wont be derailed by a Browns team searching for answers halfway through the season.detroit.cbslocal.com