NFL

The Cleveland Browns Sneaked Past the Philadelphia Eagles in a Tantalizing Victory of 22-17

Riding a 324 yards total offensive output, the Cleveland Browns sneaked past the Philadelphia Eagles in a tantalizing victory of 22-17, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 in FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Contributing to this victory, Baker Mayfield threw the football for 204 yards, and no touchdowns. The Browns also had a rushing game that produced 137 yards and one rushing touchdown.

Mayfield contributed to this win by completing 12 of 22 passes, finishing the game with 204 yards, zero interceptions, no touchdowns and a QB rating of 86.20.

The ground game for the Browns saw Nick Chubb carrying the football 20 times, and Kareem Hunt helping with rushing the ball 13 times. The two rushers produced 114 yards and 11 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Browns had Mayfield throwing the football to Rashard Higgins and KhaDarel Hodge as his most productive targets. Higgins caught three passes for a net gain of 65 yards. The secondary target (Hodge) caught three passes for a net contribution of 73 yards.

Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of five sacks , two forced fumbles, seven tackles for loss, and one defensive touchdown for the Browns.

For the losing team, Carson Wentz finished the game completing 21 of 35 passes to lead the way for the Eagles. This performance by Wentz led to a QB rating of 75.30, and game stats of 235 yards, two interceptions and two touchdowns.

The rushing game for the Eagles was led by Boston Scott and Miles Sanders. For the game, Scott rushed for 24 yards from carrying the football five times. Meanwhile Sanders carried the ball 16 times for a total of 66 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Eagles included Greg Ward and Jalen Reagor. Ward caught three passes for a total of nine yards, while Reagor contributed with 52 yards from four passes.

For the game, the Eagles defensive effort yielded one forced fumble, two tackles for loss and three sacks. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.

After the win, the Browns now have a 7-3 record, compared to the Eagles who now have a 3-6 record.