Nick Chubb gave the Cleveland Browns a 10-Zero lead with a 9-yard speeding landing vs. the Houston Texans on Sunday.
CLEVELAND — Having missed the previous 4 video games as a consequence of a sprained MCL, Nick Chubb made his return to the Cleveland Browns lineup on Sunday.
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It could not have come at a greater time.
With windy situations limiting each groups’ capacity to throw the ball, each the Browns and Houston Texans discovered themselves counting on their floor video games throughout their Week 10 matchup. And because of the large play capacity of Chubb, that benefit went to Cleveland, as Chubb’s nine-yard landing run with 13:32 remaining within the recreation gave the Browns a 10-Zero lead within the ultimate quarter of the competition.
Chubb’s landing, which marked the primary since his return to the Cleveland lineup, got here towards the tip of a recreation that was initially delayed by 35 minutes to a storm. Whereas the rain finally handed throwing downtown Cleveland, the wind created hectic situations for each Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson to take care of all through the afternoon.
With Houston working again David Johnson lacking the sport as a consequence of a concussion, the Texans largely relied on former Cleveland working again Duke Johnson as their main ball-carrier. The Browns, in the meantime, have been capable of feed the ball to arguably the very best working again duo within the NFL in Chubb and Kareem Hunt, who rushed for a mixed 134 yards via the primary 4 minutes of the fourth quarter.
Coming into Sunday laying declare to a 5-Three document, a win would enhance the Browns’ standing within the AFC Playoff race.
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