Powered by 156 yards from Baker Mayfield, and a total team offensive output of 300 yards, the Cleveland Browns topped the Washington Football Team in a gritty 34-20 victory, Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020 in FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. The Browns rushing game contributed to this with with 158 yards and two rushing touchdowns, to support a 156 yards, two touchdowns effort by Baker Mayfield.
Mayfield finished the game completing 16 of 23 passes, to lead the way for the Browns. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 117.30, coming from a performance that included 156 yards, two touchdowns, and zero interceptions for the game.
Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt led the rushing game for the Browns. Chubb rushed for 108 yards from carrying the football 19 times. Chubb was helped by Hunt who carried the football 16 times for a total of 46 yards. In the passing game, Mayfield was most successful throwing the ball to Odell Beckham and Jarvis Landry. Beckham caught four passes for a total of 59 yards, while Landry contributed with 36 yards from four passes.
On the defensive side of the football, the Browns produced three forced fumbles, four tackles for loss, three sacks and no defensive touchdowns.
For the Football Team, Dwayne Haskins ended the day having completed 21 of 37 passes, leading to 224 yards, three interceptions and two touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 58.80.
The Football Team’ rushing game was led by J.D. McKissic and Antonio Gibson. For the game, McKissic carried the ball five times, rushed for 15 yards, and no touchdowns. Gibson supplemented and carried the ball a total of nine times for a total of 49 yards. Meanwhile Terry McLaurin and Dontrelle Inman were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Football Team. McLaurin caught four passes from Haskins for a total of 83 yards, while Inman contributed with 38 yards from three passes.
Although their team lost the game, the Football Team defense ended the game with two sacks, and one tackle for loss, to go along with one forced fumble.
After this game, the Browns improved to a record of 1-0, while the Football Team dropped to a 0-1 record. After the win, the Browns now have a 1-0 record, compared to the Football Team who now have 0-1 record.