Cleveland Browns celebrate victory against Baltimore Ravens; 40 to 25
BALTIMORE, Md. — The Cleveland Browns are celebrating their win against the Baltimore Ravens.
The Browns (1-2) kicked off against the Baltimore Ravens (2-1) at 1 p.m. in an AFC North showdown, with first place on the line. The Ravens were the defending division champions and were ranked first place in the division, followed by the Browns at second. But, with the Browns’ win, Cleveland is now in first.
Cleveland was first to put points on the board when quarterback Baker Mayfield threw a 9-yard pass to tight end Ricky Seals-Jones for goal. It was Seals-Jones’ first touchdown of the season. The Browns led the Ravens 7-0 at the end of the first quarter.
With less than two minutes to play in the second quarter, the Ravens turned an interception into a touchdown. Quarterback Lamar Jackson threw a 9-yard pass to wide receiver Miles Boykin for score. The game was tied 7-7 at this point.
Then, with 11 seconds to play in the first half, Austin Seibert kicked a 24-yard field goal, giving the Browns the lead, 10-7, at halftime.
The Ravens were first to score in the third quarter when Justin Tucker kicked a 41-yard field goal. Cleveland and Baltimore were tied 10-10.
Then Cleveland took back the lead when running back Nick Chubb rushed 14 yards for a touchdown, raising the score 17-10.
The Browns increased their lead when Chubb rushed 2 yards for goal with 53 seconds left to play in the third quarter. Cleveland led Baltimore, 24-10, at the end of the third quarter.
The Ravens were first to score in the fourth quarter. Jackson threw an 8-yard pass to tight end Mark Andrews for a touchdown. Baltimore then successfully completed a two-point conversion. The score was then 24-18, Browns.
Meanwhile, wide receiver Jarvis Landry was taken out of the game due to a concussion.
Then, Nick Chubb rushed 88 yards for another touchdown, increasing the Browns’ lead 30-18. The Browns then attempted a two-point conversion and failed.
Seibert then kicked a 33-yard field goal. The Browns led the Ravens 33-18 with seven minutes to play in the fourth quarter.
Dontrell Hilliard scored another touchdown with Seibert earning the extra point.
The Ravens quickly came back in the final seconds of the game to score a touchdown of their own making the final score 40 to 25.
Next week the Browns take on the 49ers in San Francisco.