Cleveland Browns Week 6 studs and duds is heavy on the duds
Dud: Offensive Tackles
The offensive line continues to be an issue for the Browns. In this one, they did better in protecting Baker Mayfield but still negatively affected the game more than once. After stopping the Seahawks on the opening drive of the third quarter, the offense started to move the ball.
They moved it deep into Seattle territory as Odell Beckham, Jr. took a pass from Mayfield eight yards to the 21. However, that play was wiped out as right tackle Chris Hubbard was called for a hold, which made it a 2nd-and-20 from the 39.
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Mayfield then set up a screenplay for Nick Chubb, who fumbled while trying to make a play. While the turnover there can’t be blamed on Hubbard, things could have been different had he not been flagged.
Later, he again was penalized and took another reception away from OBJ. With around 5:15 to go in the third, and trailing 25-20, Hubbard was flagged for being an ineligible receiver downfield. This time, it took away an 18-yard completion for Beckham.
Greg Robinson also got in on the penalties as he wiped out a seven-yard run by Nick Chubb on the first play following the Seattle touchdown that made it 32-28. That made things more difficult as they were now backed up to their own 15-yard line facing a 1st-and-20. Two plays later, Cleveland threw the game away for good.