The Cleveland Browns regained a lead over the Jacksonville Jaguars when Baker Mayfield discovered Austin Hooper for a second-quarter landing.
On what marked the Cleveland Browns’ third offensive drive on Sunday, quarterback Baker Mayfield missed a wide-open Rashard Higgins within the Jacksonville Jaguars’ finish zone.
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However whereas Mayfield’s misfire price the Browns a landing and compelled them to accept a discipline objective, the No. 1 decide of the 2018 NFL Draft made up for it on Cleveland’s ensuing drive.
After a 46-yard landing move from Mike Glennon to Collin Johnson gave the Jaguars a 13-10 lead, the Browns took over at their very own 16-yard line. Eight performs later, Cleveland was again on prime, with Mayfield discovering tight finish Austin Hooper for a nine-yard rating and his second landing move of the day following a 5-yard throw to large receiver Jarvis Landry within the first quarter.
Mayfield’s second landing throw carried some additional which means with Callie Brownson serving as Hooper’s place coach for the day. With Cleveland’s regular tight ends coach, Drew Petzing, lacking the sport because of the delivery of his youngster, Brownson — the Browns’ Chief of Workers — grew to become the primary feminine to function a gameday place coach in NFL historical past.
Hooper’s landing haul marked his second of the season and first for the reason that Browns’ Week four win over the Dallas Cowboys. In the meantime, Mayfield has now thrown 17 touchdowns in what’s his third season as Cleveland’s beginning quarterback.
Coming into Sunday’s contest at 7-3, the Browns need to enhance their standing within the AFC Wild Card race.
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