Cleveland Browns score first win of the season, beating Texans 31-21


**As seen last week, Browns fans are more than a little excited about the new season.**

CLEVELAND (WJW) — With perhaps their biggest test of the season in the rear-view mirror, the Cleveland Browns were able to beat the Houston Texans at FirstEnergy Stadium Sunday afternoon. The final score was 31-21.


After the Texans missed their field goal attempt, the score remains the same.

The Cleveland Browns have scored a touchdown and extra point once more and our score is 31-21.

Texans score; Mills passed short right to Cooks for 2 yards. The extra point was good.

Injuries are reported on the field; DT Malik McDowell was injured on the play and Malcolm Smith was being tended to on the field.

The Browns turn the interception into 3 after a McLaughlin field goal.

Interception! Mills passed short middle intended for Roberts; It was intercepted by Linebacker Malcolm Smith.

Wide receiver Jarvis Landry might have a sprained MCL and will get further testing.

Touchdown Browns in the 3rd quarter! Mayfield passed short left to Demetric Felton for 33 yards and the extra point was good.

The second half is underway and David Mills is in at QB for the Texans. Tyrod Taylor is out with a hamstring injury.

The Browns did it again; They tied it up with a touchdown in the 2nd quarter!

Baker Mayfield is back in action after a possible shoulder injury.

Texans score again; Tyrod Taylor right end for 16 yards.

Baker Mayfield is back on the Browns sideline.

It’s a tie for the Browns and the Texans; Tyrod Taylor passed short right to Phillip Lindsay for 22 yards and the extra point was good.

Jarvis Landry has a questionable return after a knee injury.

Browns scored right out of the gates! It was 7-0 to start the home opener!

Fullback Andy Janovich went up the middle for a 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN. The extra point was good.

Quarterback Baker Mayfield passed deep left to Harrison Bryant for 29 yards.

“We have to do better, there are no moral victories, this goes down as a loss, we have to do better, we have to play better, we have to finish better,” said Browns center JC Tretter prior to today’s game.

Finish, that was the key word this week for the Browns as they got ready for the Houston Texans. Cleveland could not finish off the Chiefs last week despite being up 22-10 at the half.

The Browns opened as 12-point favorites against the Houston Texans who come to town with a 1-0 record. While the game was touch and go, the Browns came out victorious.

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