The Cleveland Browns had an opportunity to show off for a national television audience. The city was highlighted throughout the show and the team, despite a ton of injury issues, did what they had to do against the Denver Broncos on Thursday Night Football.
The Broncos offense struggled to get moving outside of throws to receiver Courtland Sutton. The Browns defense, which struggled for a couple of weeks, was able to pitch a shutout in the first half and hold the Denver offense to less than 100 yards during that half. That didn’t continue in the second half as the defense showed warts when Denver made some adjustments.
On offense, Cleveland used a variety of pass catchers with Case Keenum starting in place of the injured Baker Mayfield. The team’s rushing attack was still productive despite not having their top two running backs and right tackle Jack Conklin due to injuries.
Here is everything we learned watching the Week 7 victory: