Streak over: Cleveland Browns win after 635 days

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After 635 days and 19 matches without a victory, the Browns finally triumphed - coming from 14 points behind to beat the New York Jets 21-17.

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It's not often the Cleveland Browns are favored in a football game. "I just have to play better, that's it". Taylor was ruled out of the game with a concussion after being sacked on the previous possession by the Jets' Avery Williamson.


"Dilly Dilly to the Cleveland fans", said Mayfield, who led the Browns to the comeback win in his first regular-season game action since being picked first overall in April's National Football League draft.

Browns fans finally have something to look forward to as the Bud Light coolers around Cleveland open with free beer.

Led by rookie quarterback Sam Darnold, the third overall selection whom the Browns chose to forgo in April's draft by picking Mayfield instead at No. 1, the Jets answered with a 12-play, 65-yard march and took a 17-14 lead when Jason Myers made a 28-yard field goal with 8:56 left in the fourth quarter.


'Dilly, dilly to the Cleveland fans, ' Mayfield said, using the beer's commercial slogan. "I have to bring a spark and give us a chance to win". Carlos Hyde rumbled for 98 rushing yards and two touchdowns, and the Browns' defence, led by Myles Garrett and Denzel Ward, flustered the Jets into enough mistakes to get Cleveland back into a game that at one point seemed like it would be a blowout in New York's favour. Isaiah Crowell, the former Brown, accounted for the bulk of the Jets' scoring with two touchdown runs.

In his press conference after the dramatic comeback win over the New York Jets on Thursday night, Browns coach Hue Jackson was elated. He has thrown five interceptions through three games. The second occurred on third down, and after Crowell powered his way into the end zone to give the Jets a 13-0 lead, he made a decision to taunt the crowd in truly disgraceful fashion.

While Cleveland celebrates like it won a Super Bowl, Browns fans likely are even more optimistic about the future.


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