Browns extensive receiver Elijah Moore misplaced his sense of route.
In the course of the first quarter towards Baltimore, the WR ran backward for a 15-yard loss when it was first-and-10, and the Browns have been on the Ravens 19-yard line. In the end, it was a pricey play as Cleveland needed to accept a Dustin Hopkins subject purpose.
Cleveland’s beginning QB Deshaun Watson is out with a proper shoulder damage, so rookie Dorian Thompson-Robinson is filling in. For the reason that Browns have a QB drawback, they cannot afford extra poor offensive execution, which prices them factors.
By means of three video games, the Cleveland protection has been glorious, permitting the fewest yards within the league (491). Nonetheless, the offense has struggled with inconsistency, tying for second-to-last in turnover differential and rating thirteenth in factors scored (73).
Nonetheless, the Browns maintain an honest probability to win their first division title since 1989 after a stable 2-1 begin. But Cleveland wants an offensive uptick to develop into a playoff workforce. And it should keep away from detrimental performs like this one.