Cleveland hangs on for the 41-35 victory over the Titans
Cleveland- Baker Mayfield had a flawless game in a victory over the Titans.
Coming into the game against the Titans, the Browns knew that they had to take chances getting the ball in the endzone and not settle with field goals in the redzone.
On the Browns' first possession, Baker Mayfield and crew had a productive drive going for themselves. However, they had to settle for a field goal after a drop pass and a false start penalty halted the drive. The field goal was good and the Browns got on the scoreboard first, 3-0.
After Cleveland stopped the Titans on a fourth and one midway in the quarter, the Browns marched right down the field and scored a touchdown to extend their lead over Tennessee 10-0.
The Browns' defense came up big late in the first quarter, as they forced Derrick Henry to fumble the ball after a big hit. Cleveland recovered the ball and a few plays later Mayfield threw a one-yard touchdown lob to the big fella Kendall Lamm to take a demanding 17-0 lead.
At the start of the second quarter, the Browns secondary gave up three big plays down the field, which allowed the Titans to score a touchdown in less than two minutes to chip away at Clevelands' lead, 17-7. On the Browns' next drive,, Mayfield threw a 75-yard touchdown bomb to Peoples-Jones to extend their lead 24-7.The Browns tacked on a couple of scores to go into half with a 38-7 lead
In the second half, the Browns got a tad bit conservative and Tennessee had a couple of drives that resulted in touchdowns to make the game interesting. However, Cleveland did just enough to pull out a huge victory over the Titans.
Baker finished with 334 yards through the air, 4 yards on the ground, and 4 touchdown passes.
Nick Chubb finished with 80 yards and 1 touchdown.