Cleveland Browns: 5 offensive takeaways from Week 1

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Kizer building chemistry with Seth DeValve and Corey Coleman

Finally, some semblance of a successful wide receiver on the Browns. Corey Coleman hauled in five catches for 53 yards and secured a three-yard touchdown from DeShone Kizer in the Browns’ late comeback effort.

Seth DeValve snagged four catches for 42 yards and was a nice safety valve (pun intended) for the rookie quarterback.

Dating back to the preseason, these two seem to have really developed some solid chemistry with rookie DeShone Kizer and it carried over into Week 1 of the regular season.

Although Coleman did not make his first catch until the second quarter, he made up for it with catches of 19 yards and 23 yards that really helped move the offense down the field. DeValve secured a six-yard catch-and-run from Kizer on a fourth-and-two from Pittsburgh’s 42-yard-line.

That drive ended with a Kizer interception two plays later, but it showcases DeValve’s ability to be a reliable option in the passing game.

The stat lines aren’t particularly impressive but on a day that the offense struggled running the ball, both of these guys were able to help the offense move the ball with their respectable 10+ yards per catch average.