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2018 Schedule
6-7-1, 3rd in AFC North

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Entering Sunday's action, the Browns have a 1% chance to reach the playoffs, per FPI.

Mayfield channels Kobe's Mamba mentality (1:06)
Mayfield fuels Browns past Broncos for 6th win (1:27)
Peppers flies in for game-sealing sack (0:37)

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns will be rooting for New England, Dallas and the Giants on Sunday. Even with Saturday's nail-biter of a 17-16 win over Denver, the Browns will be eliminated from playoff consideration if the Steelers, Colts and Titans all win. Pittsburgh plays New England, the Colts have Dallas and Tennessee plays the Giants. The Browns remain alive if Pittsburgh, Indianapolis or Tennessee lose. (Playoff possibility/scenario courtesy of ESPN Stats and Information)

1d

Cleveland Browns beat injury-plagued Broncos 17-16

Baker Mayfield capitalized on Denver's depleted cornerback corps and dubious decisions in leading the Cleveland Browns past the Broncos 17-16 on Saturday night, keeping alive their slim hopes of ending the NFL's longest playoff drought.

Mayfield finds Callaway for TD (0:21)

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Baker Mayfield didn't have his last four-game magic working in the first half in Denver. After an opening drive touchdown pass, Mayfield completed 5-of-15 and threw a late half interception and the Browns and Broncos went to halftime tied at 10.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The game is tied and Baker Mayfield has started 4-for-13. He's 2-for-10 since his touchdown pass on the Browns first possession. The game tying field goal was a result of several holding penalties on the Broncos defense.

Perriman makes leaping TD grab (0:24)

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Baker Mayfield's touchdown pass was his 20th of the season; he's the first Browns player with 20 in a season since Derek Anderson in 2007, per ESPN Stats and Information.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

This game could not have started better for the Browns. The defense forced a punt after negative plays meant Denver lost 13 on three plays, then the offense followed with a a strong throw by Baker Mayfield and stronger catch by Breshad Perriman for 31-yard TD on third down. Denver had three plays and punted, the Browns four and a touchdown.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

As kickoff nears a reminder on the Brown and the playoffs and where they stand, from ESPN Stats and Information

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

No surprises among Browns inactives. The full list: QB Drew Stanton, CB Denzel Ward and Phillip Gaines, OL Austin Corbett and Desmond Harrison, and DL Chad Thomas and Carl Davis.

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2d

Kobe gives Browns pregame Denver pep talk

The Browns had a special guest at their meeting Friday as Kobe Bryant visited the team at its hotel in Denver and gave a pep talk before taking questions.

Woodson, Bruschi disagree on Browns vs Broncos (1:10)

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns injury report for Saturday: CB Denzel Ward and OL Austin Corbett are both out. Also, the Browns signed LB Xavier Woodson-Luster to the active roster and placed TE Orson Charles (ankle) on injured reserve.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Cornerback Denzel Ward remains in the concussion protocol and has missed practice all week. Interim coach Gregg Williams said he won't rule Ward out until he sees if he can work on Thursday before the team flies to Denver.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

Updated playoff information from ESPN Stats and Information: The Browns are eliminated from playoff consideration if ... 1. They lose and either the Colts, Dolphins, Ravens or Titans win. Or ... 2. The Steelers, Colts and Titans all win. Pittsburgh plays New England, the Dolphins are at Minnesota, the Ravens host Tampa Bay and Tennessee is at the Giants.

Team Stats

Passing Yards234.6
Rushing Yards121.2
Points For22.1
Points Against24.9