Cleveland Browns: Studs and duds from Week 15 victory in Denver
The Cleveland Browns kept themselves in playoff contention with their 17-16 win Denver, and we take a look at the studs and duds.
The Cleveland Browns have not played a lot of meaningful games in December since the team returned to Cleveland in 1999.
That was not the case on Saturday, as the Browns looked to stay in the playoff hunt traveling to Denver to take on the Broncos.
It was a defensive battle for most of the game, as both teams struggled to get much going on offense. However, the Browns were able to string together enough drives to get points to put the Broncos away.
With this win, it keeps the Browns in the playoff hunt, as they still have a chance to win the AFC North for the first time in the franchise’s history. The last time the Browns won a divisional title was in 1989, when they were playing in the AFC Central.
The Browns pulled off the road victory over Denver with their defensive effort, as Baker Mayfield and the rest of the Browns offense struggled throughout most of the game.
Besides their first drive of the game, Mayfield and the rest of the Browns offense were struggling to move the ball against the Broncos defense. After some adjustments at halftime, the Browns were able to string together a drive to get down the field and put points on the board.
It may not have been the offensive output that Browns fans are used to seeing anymore, but they did just enough to win the game.
With that said, here is a look at the studs and duds from the Browns 17-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Saturday night.