CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — The Cleveland Browns topped the Buffalo Bills, 19-16, in Sunday's game at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Browns running back Kareem Hunt made his 2019 debut for the team after serving an eight game suspension for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy. Hunt hadn’t played in almost a year since being cut by the Kansas City Chiefs.
In the first quarter, Baker Mayfield threw a 17-yard pass to Jarvis Landry for their first touchdown of the game. (6-0) Austin Seibert's extra point was no good.
T.J. Carrie was injured during a play in the second quarter.
The Bills pulled out their first TD with a 10 yard rush from Josh Allen plus an extra point. (7-6)
Their lead was short-lived after the Browns' Austin Seibert scored a three point field goal.
The Bills tied it up at the start of the third quarter when Browns' Mayfield was sacked by Tremaine Edmunds for an 8-yard loss. The Bills got a safety, raising the score 2-2.
Then, with less than four minutes to play in the third quarter, Seibert kicked a 47-yard field goal, giving the Browns the lead again. The score was 12-9 at the end of the third quarter.
The Bills were first to put points on the board in the fourth quarter. Josh Allen rushed 1-yard for a touchdown, giving Buffalo the lead.
However, our Browns responded with a touchdown of their own. Mayfield threw a 7-yard pass to Rashard Higgins for goal. The Browns led the Bills, 19-16.
Then, Buffalo attempted a field goal with 17 seconds to play and missed. The Browns officially won their first game at home this season.
The Browns are now 3-6 for the season.
Following this victory, Cleveland faces an important divisional game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers.