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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates after running back Kareem Hunt scored a touchdown during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. The Browns won 35-30. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns showcase offense's huge potential in bounce-back win

Sep. 18, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The chant seemed to come out of nowhere and quickly grew louder during a replay review to see if the Browns had indeed scored on a gorgeous, play-action touchdown pass. “O-B-J, O-B-J,” yelled many of the 6,000 fans, acknowledging Odell Beckham Jr.'s 43-yard scoring reception...

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (98) sacks Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

61 passes! Joe Burrow carries offense but Bengals still lose

Sep. 18, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow was sacked three times and hit hard seven more times, roughed up by a defense that allowed the short completion while knocking the rookie quarterback around. It's a formula the Bengals have to change quickly. Burrow was impressive again Thursday night during a 35-30 loss in...

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow throws a pass during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Burrow throws 3 TDs in second start but Bengals lose again

Sep. 18, 2020 1:05 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Burrow's white uniform was streaked with grass stains. His right arm was intact but understandably a little sore. His second NFL start was quite a workout — but not a win. Burrow threw three touchdown passes and Cincinnati's rookie quarterback showed incredible composure and...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Mayfield throws 2 TD passes, Browns hold off Burrow, Bengals

Sep. 18, 2020 12:44 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield found Odell Beckham Jr. and maybe some of his missing swagger. Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two scores and 124 yards and the Cleveland Browns gave coach Kevin Stefanski his first NFL victory Thursday night by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-30 on...

Cleveland Browns offensive tackles Jedrick Wills Jr., right, and Jack Conklin work on a drill during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Browns tackle Conklin not starting against Bengals

Sep. 17, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Backup right tackle Chris Hubbard will start over injured Jack Conklin for the Cleveland Browns when they host the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. Conklin, who was the Browns' biggest signing in free agency this winter, injured his ankle and a finger in last week's season-opening,...

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) reacts after running for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Burrow, Bengals hit road vs Browns on NFL's 100th birthday

Sep. 16, 2020 10:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Burrow's childhood was pretty much the same as every other boy raised in football-obsessed Ohio, the NFL's birthplace. He learned his ABCs and multiplication tables in school. Outside, Burrow got lessons on Paul Brown, Jim Brown, Boomer Esiason, Bernie Kosar, The Ickey Shuffle and Dawg...

Los Angeles Chargers' Mike Williams (81) tries to make a catch against Cincinnati Bengals' William Jackson (22) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. The pass was incomplete. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Chargers' Williams looks to continue as big-play receiver

Sep. 16, 2020 8:13 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Williams is soft-spoken during interviews, but his knack for making flashy plays has made him one of the top deep threats in the NFL. The Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver leads the league in receptions over 35 yards since the start of last season. Williams has 11 receptions...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) looks to pass, during an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Best team in Ohio won't be on the field for Bengals-Browns

Sep. 16, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

With Ohio State, Ohio, Akron, Toledo, Kent State, Bowling Green and Miami of Ohio idle because of the coronavirus pandemic, that leaves football fans in the Buckeye State with Thursday night's Bengals-Browns game. Sorry, folks — Pro Picks probably will be watching Islanders-Lightning instead. At least this...

Battle of Ohio? Bengals-Browns play in prime time

Sep. 16, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (0-1) at CLEVELAND (0-1) Thursday, 8:20 p.m., NFL Network OPENING LINE – Browns by 8 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Bengals 0-1; Browns 0-1 SERIES RECORD – Bengals lead 51-42 LAST MEETING – Bengals beat Browns 33-23 on Dec. 29, 2019 in Cincinnati. LAST WEEK - Bengals lost to...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. talk during an NFL football scrimmage at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. (Joshua Gunter/Cleveland.com via AP)

Disconnect: Mayfield to OBJ still not clicking for Browns

Sep. 15, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Same team, same offense, same huddle. Different pages. Baker Mayfield and Odell Beckham Jr. still aren't connecting the way the Cleveland Browns planned, and it's becoming a concern. Sure, it was only one game, but Cleveland's quarterback and star receiver struggled to find any chemistry...