Led by Jackson, the Ravens Sneaked Past the Browns by a Tantalizing 47-42 Win

The Baltimore Ravens sneaked past the Cleveland Browns in a tantalizing victory of 47-42, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 in FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. For the win, Lamar Jackson threw for 163 yards, and one touchdown. The Ravens also relied on a rushing game that produced 231 yards and five rushing touchdowns.

Jackson finished the game completing 11 of 17 passes, to lead the way for the Ravens. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 115.60, coming from a performance that included 163 yards, one touchdown, and zero interceptions for the game.

The Ravens deployed a rushing game led by J.K. Dobbins and Gus Edwards. For the game, Dobbins carried the ball 13 times and rushed for 53 yards, leading to one touchdown. Edwards supplemented by carrying the ball seven times for a total of 49 yards. In the passing game, the Ravens’ top receivers were Willie Snead IV and Marquise Brown. Snead IV caught three passes for a total of 29 yards, while Brown contributed with 50 yards from two passes.

With three forced fumbles, one tackle for loss and no sacks , the Ravens got just the defensive help it needed to get the win.

For the Browns, Baker Mayfield ended the day having completed 28 of 47 passes, leading to 343 yards, one interception and two touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 87.50.

The rushing game for the Browns was led by Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt. For the game, Chubb rushed for 82 yards from carrying the football 17 times. Meanwhile Hunt carried the ball 6 times for a total of 33 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Browns included Donovan Peoples-Jones and Rashard Higgins. Peoples-Jones caught three passes for a total of 74 yards, while Higgins contributed with 68 yards from six passes.

For the game, the Browns defensive effort yielded one forced fumble, one tackle for loss and four sacks. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.

After the win, the Ravens now have a 8-5 record, compared to the Browns who now have a 9-4 record.