Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns have been right down to their last play earlier than halftime when the quarterback discovered extensive receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones for a 57-yard Hail Mary conversion. The rating introduced the Browns inside single digits after being down 20-0. According to Next Gen Stats, the go had a 15.4 p.c likelihood of being accomplished. The ball traveled 66.4 yards within the air, which is the longest accomplished go within the Subsequent Gen Stats period (sine 2016) by 2 yards.
Peoples-Jones was accountable for Cleveland’s solely different first-half landing as properly. The Browns want somebody to step up as tight ends have been dropping passes and Jarvis Landry stays unavailable. Odell Beckham Jr. left the sport with a shoulder harm however did return to the sideline.
It was an in any other case putrid first half for the Browns. Mayfield is accountable for one fumble and one interception. Kevin Stefanski’s crew was penalized seven occasions for 63 yards within the first half.
Coming into the sport, the sixth-round pick of Michigan had 9 receptions for 127 yards this season.
The Browns carried a 3-2 document into Sunday’s recreation in opposition to Arizona, which is with out head coach Kliff Kingsbury resulting from COVID-19.
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