NFL

The Cleveland Browns Squeaked by the Jacksonville Jaguars in a Nail-Biting Victory of 27-25

The Cleveland Browns squeaked by the Jacksonville Jaguars in a nail-biting victory of 27-25, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 in TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville. For the win, Baker Mayfield threw for 258 yards, and two touchdowns. The Browns also relied on a rushing game that produced 207 yards and one rushing touchdown.

Mayfield ended the game with 258 yards passing, to go along with two touchdowns, zero interceptions, and completing 19 of 29 passes. This performance led to a 116.70 passer rating for Mayfield.

The Browns deployed a rushing game led by Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt. For the game, Chubb carried the ball 19 times and rushed for 144 yards, leading to one touchdown. Hunt supplemented by carrying the ball 10 times for a total of 62 yards. In the passing game, the Browns’ top receivers were Jarvis Landry and KhaDarel Hodge. Landry caught eight passes for a total of 143 yards, while Hodge contributed with 31 yards from three passes.

With no forced fumbles, two tackles for loss and zero sacks , the Browns got just the defensive help it needed to get the win.

For the losing team, Mike Glennon finished the game completing 20 of 35 passes to lead the way for the Jaguars. This performance by Glennon led to a QB rating of 96.70, and game stats of 235 yards, no interceptions and two touchdowns.

The Jaguars’ rushing game was led by James Robinson and Devine Ozigbo. For the game, Robinson carried the ball 22 times, rushed for 128 yards, and one touchdown. Ozigbo supplemented and carried the ball a total of zero times for a total of no yards. Meanwhile Keelan Cole Sr. and Collin Johnson were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Jaguars. Cole Sr. caught three passes from Glennon for a total of 44 yards, while Johnson contributed with 96 yards from four passes.

In their loss, the Jaguars defense contributed with one forced fumble and no tackles to go along with two sacks and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Jaguars defense was not enough help get a win.

The Browns walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 8-3. The Jaguars on the other hand, dropped to 1-10 for the season.