CLEVELAND — Editor’s notice: the video above is from Nov. 11, 2020.
Earlier than the Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans had been capable of meet at midfield for the pregame coin toss on Sunday, each groups had been despatched again to their respective locker rooms as kickoff for his or her Week 10 matchup had been delayed because of a storm. Followers at FirstEnergy Stadium had been instructed to take shelter within the concourse.
Whereas the climate in pregame warmups was largely restricted to wind, rain started pouring through the taking part in of the nationwide anthem. The delay is predicted to final at the least 15 minutes. No phrase but on what time kickoff will now happen.
Coming off their bye week, the Browns enter Sunday’s matchup laying declare to a 5-Three file and seeking to enhance their standing within the race for the AFC Playoffs. The Texans, in the meantime, enter Week 10 with a 2-6 mark however possess probably the most proficient rosters Cleveland has confronted up to now within the season, headlined by quarterback Deshaun Watson and star defensive lineman J.J. Watt.
Ought to the inclement climate at FirstEnergy Stadium, it can mark the second time in as many video games that the Browns have needed to cope with the weather at their residence stadium. Previous to their bye week, Cleveland misplaced a windy and moist Week eight matchup to the Las Vegas Raiders by a rating of 16-6.
Extra on this story because it develops.