CLEVELAND — For the to start with time because 2014, the Cleveland Browns have a winning history.
And they partly have their franchise defensive participant to thank.
Trailing the Browns 31-20 with much less than seven minutes remaining in the fourth quarter on Sunday, the Washington Football Workforce moved the ball into Cleveland territory on an Antonio Gibson 4-lawn operate. Washington’s time on the Browns’ side of the field — and on offense — wouldn’t last very long, nonetheless, with Myles Garrett recording a strip-sack on Dwayne Haskins, recovering the fumble himself.
Cleveland would proceed to set together a 10-play, 29-property drive that spanned five minutes and 20 seconds and concluded with a Cody Parkey 30-yard subject intention to seal the recreation. The Browns would go on to get the activity 34-20, advancing to 2-1 on the season — the very first time that Cleveland has discovered by itself above .500 at any issue considering the fact that the 2014 period.
Garrett’s strip-sack marked his next in as lots of weeks as he also recorded a single in the Browns’ 35-30 victory in excess of the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday Night Football final 7 days. By means of three game titles, the No. 1 decide on of the 2017 NFL Draft now has three sacks — two of which came versus Washington on Sunday.