Cairns Blog: Browns get off to best five game start since 2001
Mike Cairns, newsnet5.com
7:53 PM, Oct 3, 2013
11:41 PM, Oct 3, 2013
CLEVELAND - The Browns get off to their best five game start since 2001 with a win tonight against the visiting Buffalo Bills.
Browns 37 Bills 24
Ward 44-yard interception return for a TD
Browns 30 Bills 24
Browns extend the lead with an 8 play 31 yard drive, the big play an 18 yard pass play on 3rd and 18 to Greg Little. Billy Cundiff kicks a 44 yard field goal.
Browns 27 Bills 24
Browns third quarter drive bleeds into the fourth quarter. Browns go 10 plays and 26 yards and take the lead on a 24 yard field goal from Billy Cundiff at 12:31 of the 4th quarter.
END OF QUARTER Browns 24 Bills 24
Browns 24 Bills 24
Browns tie the game moving 74 yards in :57 seconds. The big play a 37 yard touchdown pass from Brandon Weeden to Josh Gordon.
Bills 24 Browns 17
Bills take the lead with an 11 play drive that travels 58 yards, Fred Jackson scores with 6:32 left in the third quarter.
Browns 17 Bills 17
Bills need just three plays to tie the game, C.J. Spiller breaks free for a 54 yard touchdown to tie the game.
HALF Browns 17 Bills 10
Browns 17 Bills 10
The biggest play of the first half was made by Travis Benjamin at 2:20 of the second quarter, a 79 yard punt return for a touchdown.
Browns 10 Bills 10
Browns tie the game at 3:52 of second quarter after a 14 play 74 yard drive in 7:10, Willis McGahee scores his first touchdown for the Browns.
Bills 10 Browns 3
Browns would get on the board in the second quarter set up by a 57 yard punt return by Travis Benjamin. Browns drive 6 plays and 32 yards and settle a 30 yard field goal from Billy Cundiff.
END OF QUARTER Bills 10 Browns 0
Quarter comes to the end with the Browns driving.
Bills 10 Browns 0
Bills add to the lead with a 12 play 56 yard drive that ended in a 52 yard field goal from Dan Carpenter.
Brian Hoyer left in first quarter with an apparent right knee injury. Brandon Weeden replaced Hoyer.
Bills 7 Browns 0
Buffalo opens the scoring at 13:16 of first quarter with the help of a 30 yard pass interference penalty on Joe Haden. Fred Jackson runs in from a yard out to complete short 2 play 32 yard drive in 45 seconds.
Buffalo wins the toss and defers to the second half.
The Browns come out in Brown jerseys and Brown pants for the first time in the teams history.
Inactives: QB Jason Campbell, RB Fozzy Whitaker, LB Quentin Groves, OL Patrick Lewis, OL Martin Wallace, DL Billy Winn, LB Jabaal Sheard