Photo credit: Keith Allison
Author: Jon Kuzma
We’ve all heard it before, football is a game of inches. Yesterday’s match up between the Browns and Ravens was no different. On the last play of the game the Cleveland Browns lined up to kick a 51 yard game winning field goal. Only to have the kick blocked by Ravens’ defensive end Brent Urban. The ball was then scooped up by the Ravens’ Will Hill who took the blocked kick all the way to the end zone for a Ravens game winning score as time expired. The play left Cleveland fans demoralized after the Browns found yet another creative way to lose a football game. Finding ways to lose is almost a skill for the Browns considering the fact that the Ravens were without Joe Flacco and Justin Forsett, two of the Ravens top offensive players. Yet that didn’t stop the Browns from playing lackluster, losing starting quarterback Josh McCown, and keeping Johnny Manziel on the sidelines when McCown went down. The troubled quarterback out of Texas A.M (Manziel) was the Browns starter just a week ago before losing the Browns trust after a video of him partying was leaked. Regardless of Manziel’s choices off the field, he would of certainly gave the Browns a better chance to win the game over McCown and Austin Davis. As far as the Ravens go they deserve a lot of credit for coming into the game and doing what they were supposed to do. This team has struggled all season and to find a way to win with out Forsett and Flacco is good momentum for this football team moving forward. If they can improve a little bit on the defensive side of the ball and have a good offseason in free agency and the draft. This team might be able to take that next step heading forward next season. The rest of this year should be ironing out wrinkles for this Ravens team.
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