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Banged Up Browns Beat Broncos

CLEVELAND, OHIO - OCTOBER 21: Inside linebacker Justin Strnad #40 of the Denver Broncos tackles running back D'Ernest Johnson #30 of the Cleveland Browns in the first half at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 21, 2021 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Filling in for injured running backs Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt, D’Ernest Johnson ran for 146 yards and a touchdown in his first ever NFL start to lead the Browns to a 17-14 win over the Broncos in Cleveland on Thursday night football.

Case Keenum also stepped in for injured quarterback Baker Mayfield and had a solid night, throwing for 199 yards, 1 touchdown and no interceptions.

CLEVELAND, OHIO – OCTOBER 21: . (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

The Browns defense held the Broncos to only 223 total yards and won the turnover battle 1-0.  With the victory, the Browns snap a 2-game skid and improve to (4-3) on the season.  Next up for Cleveland, a home game against the Steelers on Halloween day!


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