Oct 3, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns strong safety T.J. Ward (43) takes the field before a game against the Buffalo Bills during at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports

Browns vs. Packers: Live Game Thread, Inactives


The Cleveland Browns start the toughest three game stretch they will face this year starting with the Green Bay Packers in Lambeau Field.  The Packers are decimated with injuries on both sides of the ball but while the Browns can play defense, their offense cannot consistently do anything.  They have a few play makers in Josh Gordon and Jordan Cameron but the inability to run with any consistency puts Brandon Weeden in difficult positions and obvious passing situations, which have resulted in some terrible plays.

The good news is the Browns have Jabaal Sheard back in the lineup after the injury he suffered in the win against the Minnesota Vikings.  Sheard is arguably the best player on the entire defense and makes it so they are back at full strength with their outside linebackers, which will be extremely important as they try to get pressure on Aaron Rodgers.  As much focus as the Browns will want to put on stopping Rodgers, the Packers have a strong running game led by Eddie Lacy who has shown he can be a big time player, making the overall offense that much more dangerous.

Browns Inactives – DE Billy Winn, OL Martin Wallace, OL Garrett Gilkey, OL Patrick Lewis, TE Kaevon Milton, LB Brandon Magee

Packers Inactives – OLB Clay Matthews, OLB Nick Perry, CB Casey Hayward, LB Brad Jones, WR James Jones, RB James Starks, TE Ryan Taylor

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  • AdamMorrisonCrying

    Let’s go Browns! They could certainly pull off the upset today. GB has been bit hard by the injury bug.

  • Pete Smith

    White Jerseys and Brown pants against Packers throwbacks. The game has gotten ugly and it has not even started yet

  • Pete Smith

    Weeden comes out in a flurry of overthrows… really bad on that last one with plenty of time. Greg Little was open

  • Mike

    I just get home in time to see Packers driving and Finley go for 26yds..grr

  • Mike

    And now a TD which is insult to injury considering he is on my bench in FF lol

  • Pete Smith

    Wow… the Browns defense makes a series of horrible tackling attempts that make Jermichael Finey look like a beast

  • Pete Smith

    Tashaun Gipson’s tackling form makes me want to vomit

  • Mike

    That was ugly to say the least…

  • Mike

    All the hype about Bess being a great slot receiver pickup with nice hands has been just that hype

  • Pete Smith

    False start on JT followed by a time out. Not going according to plan

  • Mike

    Wow not good early

  • Mike

    We will take that!!

  • Pete Smith

    well, that worked

  • Mike

    hah

  • Pete Smith

    4th down. It doesn’t matter that it was picked off.

  • Mike

    Weeden is just god awful

  • Mike

    Kruger needs to start making some plays for this defense

  • Pete Smith

    Gipson’s best tackling form so far… and it worked

  • Mike

    Defense is struggling today

  • Pete Smith

    This has the potential to get ugly, both in the stadium and locally

  • Mike

    Would totally agree with you on that point. They need to get something going and soon!!

  • Mike

    Nice starting field position, the question is whether Weeden can do anything with it

  • Mike

    Hope that measure is favorable

  • Mike

    Phew!!!

  • Mike

    What are your thoughts Pete? get it?

  • Mike

    Nevermind lol First down Browns

  • Pete Smith

    At least the defense has a better shot to stop them here. Just go balls out.

  • Mike

    Ray needs to dial up a good one down here

  • Mike

    Big 3rd down coming up…Get a stop and we could have some nice field position

  • Pete Smith

    Sheard sighting… got some pressure

  • Pete Smith

    Moving the ball… technically

  • Mike

    Hah..I think it counts

  • Mike

    Not a fan of the last couple of play calls at all

  • Mike

    That one I liked!!

  • Pete Smith

    Weeden hitting the right kind of rhythm in his unbelievably streaky accuracy

  • Mike

    agree

  • Mike

    Needed 6 there not 3

  • Pete Smith

    Hey, points

  • Pete Smith

    As clunky as it was, the Browns had to get something… 14-3 Packers

  • Mike

    Yea I guess I shouldn’t be too picky!!

  • Mike

    Need a stop here

  • Mike

    or not ha

  • Mike

    unexcusable penalty

  • Mike

    *in

  • Pete Smith

    Big stop by the Browns. 17-3, should they make the kick is a big difference from 21-3. It’s ugly, but at least they held up at the end

  • Mike

    Have to get a stop to start the half and a punt is not an option..They have to get some more points on the board

  • Pete Smith

    Amazingly, it took til game 7 for them to go into halftime without a lead

  • Mike

    Yup that’s true, first time all year going into the half being down…Does this mean they win? lol

  • Pete Smith

    Maybe the Browns will get their QB early and Derek Carr showed up to take over at halftime

  • Mike

    That would be exciting haha..I like Derek Carr as well..Was just watching a little film on him the other day