If Cleveland Browns hopes to keep the flames of the playoffs shaking, Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills is a profit or death affair. There is no more margin for error at 2-6 – especially when the 6-2 Bills are one of the teams Cleveland has to pursue.
It will not be easy for the Browns to level the earth. However, the Bills are a team they can and should probably expect to win. For that to happen, the Browns have to follow a few of them to stay on the path to victory.
He neglected to lose, but the Browns did a very good job of avoiding their usual Denver mistakes, ruining the game.
The Browns never turned the ball over, the first game of the entire season without a hit. Cleveland also made five penalty points on the season for just 40 yards. Denver had more penalties (8) and lost yards (55), the first time all season that had happened to a Browns opponent.
He did not equate to victory in Week 9, but more often than a team that wins a back-to-back battle (the Browns were a plus-1