CLEVELAND (WJW) -- The Cleveland Browns beat the Bengals in Sunday's game at FirstEnergy Stadium. (27-19)
The Browns needed to win in order to keep any playoff hopes alive.
The Bengals marched down the field in their opening drive, but the Browns kept them out of the end zone.
They settled for a field goal.
The Browns turned the ball over after TE David Njoku couldn't pull in a catch and fumbled.
He's playing for the first time since week two.
The Bengals recovered the fumble.
Then Cleveland got a pick and Denzel Ward ran it in for a touchdown.
Mayfield ran it in for the Browns second touchdown in the 2nd quarter.
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) December 8, 2019
Baker Mayfield runs and dives in for the 7-yard TD, #Browns regain the lead over the #Bengals, 14-13. Mayfield now is the leading rusher for the #Browns against one of the worst rush defenses in the league.
— P.J. ZIEGLER (@PJFOX8) December 8, 2019
The Browns were up 14-13 at the half.
In the third quarter, Kareem Hunt had a 3-yard rush for the Browns third TD.
The Bengals added three points to the board with a 28-yard field goal.
Austin Seibert then kicked a 53-yard field goal.
In the last two minutes of the fourth, Seibert came back to kick another 31-yard field goal.