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How to watch the Cleveland Browns take on the New York Jets

Baker Mayfield Browns
Posted at 10:17 AM, Dec 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 10:17:31-05

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Cleveland Browns are set to take on the New York Jets on the road, looking to make the playoffs for the first time since 2002—but the road to the postseason isn't as easy as it once looked.

After a player tested positive for COVID-19 Saturday and contact tracing was completed, a total of six players were placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list either with the virus or deemed close contacts.

The Browns will be without nearly all of their wide receivers, with Jarvis Landry, Rashard Higgins, KhaDarel Hodge and Donovan Peoples-Jones all placed on the list and unable to play. Linebackers B.J. Goodson and Jacob Phillips were also placed on the list and the Browns had to call up several players from the practice squad to fill the void.

In addition, left tackle Jedrick Wills Jr. was previously activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list and traveled to New Jersey for the game separately, per NFl protocols, but was ruled out Sunday morning due to illness unrelated to COVID-19.

The Browns will look to embrace their next man up mentality they've rallied behind this season, but this may be their toughest challenge yet, even against the 1-13 Jets.

Kick things off on News 5 at 11 a.m. Sunday with Browns Countdown. Jon Doss, Hanford Dixon, Je'Rod Cherry and Nathan Zegura will break down everything you need to know before the game.

The game will air on CBS Sunday at 1 p.m. You can watch the game online with services such as NFL Game Pass and Fubo TV. Note that restrictions may apply, and some games will not be available live.

This season, fans will also be able to watch games for free online with Yahoo! Sports via on mobile web and the Browns mobile app, as long as the viewer is within the local broadcast radius. Links to watch the games will be posted on the website and mobile app.

Listen to the game live on FM radio stations 92.3 The Fan and 98.5 WNCX, or on ESPN 850 on the AM dial. The radio broadcasts are also available on the Browns website and app.

After the second quarter, head to the News 5 Cleveland Facebook page at halftime to watch News 5's Halftime Live.

After the game, catch up with Derek Forrest during News 5 at 11.

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