5 Bold predictions for Cleveland Browns in Week 6

Nick Chubb, Browns. Mandatory Credit: Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports
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Patriots, Bailey Zappe. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports /

3. Zappe sacked four times

When Mac Jones was injured, the Patriots turned to Brian Hoyer. He was quickly taken out of the game against the Green Bay Packers and Bailey Zappe entered. The No. 3 quarterback in New England was a fourth-round pick from Western Kentucky and while he was a darling of the NFL Draft process, he was always seen as an accurate quarterback that needed time to develop.

Zappe deserves some credit though since he looked as though the moment wasn’t too big for him when he did hit the field. He was just 10-of-15 in his debut with 99 yards and a touchdown but the Packers still won in overtime, 27-24.

In Week 5, Zappe got the start and completed 81 percent of his throws for 188 yards with a touchdown and one pick. Overall, he’s doing the small things right and keeping the offense moving. He also avoided the sack this past weekend but was unable to do so the game prior as Green Bay recorded three sacks on him.

Looking ahead to Week 6, Cleveland is out to prove their defense isn’t as bad as it has been showing. This prediction is that Zappe again gets the start for New England and the Browns are able to get Jadeveon Clowney and Myles Garrett back together.

That combination will open the floodgates and record four sacks in a rebound game.