A long losing streak is over and there’s another one to aim for.
Cade York’s game-winning 58-yard field goal ended a long losing streak for the Browns and put the prospect of playing former quarterback Baker Mayfield in the mirror.
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The next game gives the Browns a chance to end an opener losing streak at home, but they won’t have Mayfield’s extra motivation Sunday against the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium.
The motivation will be 2-0 after two games, another goal that has been more than elusive for the Browns since their return to Cleveland in 1999.
The Browns won the first game started by quarterback Jacoby Brissett, but controlled the game with a strong ground game, led by Nick Chubb.
Jets interception Jacoby Brissett with six seconds left
In an attempt to get into field goal range for Cade York, Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett was hoping to find Amari Cooper. Instead, he was intercepted by Jets defensive back Ashtyn Davis, which sealed the game.
Jets lead 31-30
The Browns blew a 13-point lead with less than two minutes to go as the Jets took the lead on a 15-yard pass from Joe Flacco to wide receiver Garrett Wilson.
Well, for that lack of miscommunication about the Browns
A lack of communication (probably) bites the Browns’ defensive backfield once again as the Jets score on a 66-yard TD pass from Joe Flacco to Corey Davis. The Jets recover the ensuing kickoff.
Chunt provides some breathing room
Running backs Kareem Hunt and Nick Chubb combined to put the Jets away with 1:55 left in the game. Their efforts, capped by a 12-yard TD run by Chubb, accounted for all 42 yards in that six-play drive. Cade York misses the extra point. Browns lead 30-17.
Browns QB Jacoby Brissett appears to be injured
Brissett, who was sacked on a third down attempt, limped off the field and was seen hitting the bench. He finally jogs back with 2:30 left in the game.
Nick Chubb hands the Browns a TD
Browns running back Nick Chubb scores on a 7-yard Nick Chubb run to cap a 9-play, 75-yard drive. Chubb accounted for 41 yards on the drive. Browns lead 24-17 with 9:21 left in the game.
Browns, Jets tied at 17
The Jets drive nine plays and 51 yards for kicker Greg Zuerlein to hit a 57-yard field goal to tie the game. Judging by the calm at FirstEnergy Stadium, that’s not what people expected. 14:19 left.
Browns lead on Cade York field goal
The Browns take the opening kickoff of the second half and score on a 22-yard field goal by Cade York as they march 75 yards in 11 plays to take a 17-14 lead.
Browns vs Jets tied at halftime, 14-14
The Browns let running back Breece Hall run wide open in the closing seconds of the first half, and he hauled in a 10-yard touchdown reception.
This ties the game between the Browns and Jets at 14-14 after two quarters.
Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett has just one incomplete pass in the first half, going 12-for-13 for 101 yards and one pass to Amari Cooper. Nick Chubb leads the Browns in rushing with 30 yards and a touchdown in eight frames. Cooper leads the Browns with four catches in the first half for 48 yards on four targets.
Flacco completes 10 of 16 passes for 99 yards and two touchdowns in the first half. Hall had 46 total yards and seven touchdowns.
Watch Jadeveon Clowney’s strip sack against the Jets’ Joe Flacco
The Jets are starting rookie Max Mitchell at right tackle, and Browns veteran Jadeveon Clowney has made them pay for it. Lined up next to Myles Garrett on the defensive line, Clowney beat Mitchell to the edge and knocked the ball out of quarterback Joe Flacco’s hand. Clowney recovered the fumble and was credited with a sack on the play. Words really cannot do this:
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Browns QB Jacoby Brissett throws the touchdown pass
After calling a touchdown back on a check, Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett finds Amari Cooper for a 6-yard touchdown to cap a 10-play, 61-yard drive for a 14-7 lead.
Review overturns Donovan Peoples-Jones TD
Originally called a touchdown reception, the Donovan Peoples-Jones catch was overturned on a review.
Jets respond Browns drive to score
A successful fake punt proved to be the key play in a 13-play, 75-yard Jets drive that ended with a 2-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco to former Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Garrett Wilson.
The Jets fake a punt and convert on fourth down
The Jets, facing a fourth-and-2, connected on a pass from punter Braden Mann to wide receiver Jeff Smith to keep their second drive alive.
The Browns drive 90 yards to score
After a Jets punt, the Browns drive the ball 90 yards in 14 plays capped by a Nick Chubb 4-yard touchdown run. The Drive featured balanced play calling and kept the Jets at bay.
Coffee presses the triplet when opening the unit
The New York Jets’ challenge call for an incomplete pass on third-and-1 on the opening drive. They lose the challenge at 13:39 of 1Q.
This article originally appeared in the Akron Beacon Journal: New York Jets overcome 13-point deficit to beat Cleveland Browns