Cleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Monday Recap

November 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sunday's 24-20 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars came in typical Cleveland fashion: Losing a fourth quarter lead late in the game; yet, the offense is more to blame than the defense.
The offense's inability to move the ball in the third and fourth quarters proved more detrimental to the Browns chances of winning than the defense giving up the big play to Maurice Jones-Drew late in the game. Cleveland's defense sacked David Garrard four times and forced six Jacksonville turnovers, including a string of five consecutive take aways in the second half.
The Browns could only muster ten points off of those turnovers, which proved to be the difference in the game.

Offensively, Cleveland's biggest weakness is a lack or play-makers at wide receiver. With Josh Cribbs being ruled out for the contest on Sunday, the young Cleveland receiving corp was without its most dynamic weapon. Without the tackle-breaking and field stretching abilities of Cribbs, the Browns of...

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