Cleveland Browns fall to Green Bay Packers, 17-11, in first preseason game


GREEN BAY, WI – AUGUST 12: Robert Griffin #10 of the Cleveland Browns drops back to pass in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 12, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

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GREEN BAY –  The Cleveland Browns took the lead early on Friday night’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.

The Browns got a safety in the first, but the Packers followed up just a few minutes later with a field goal.

The Browns first drive, led by starter Robert Griffin III, made it all the way to the 1-yard line before RG3’s pass was picked off at the goal line.

Patrick Murray put the Browns back on top for awhile during the second quarter with a 46-yard field goal, but the Packers scored just before the half.

The Browns trailed 10-5 at halftime.

The third quarter started off slower for the Browns, allowing the Packers to score another field goal to add to their lead.

The Browns didn’t take long to answer, closing the gap to 13-11 near the end of the third.

Austin Davis was in at quarterback when he took a hard hit in the third. He was taken out of the game with a concussion.

The Browns could not make it down the field to score in the fourth, giving the win to the Packers.

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