Odell Beckham stars as Browns beat limping Jets for first win of the season
Odell Beckham Jr had an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, and Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns did enough to beat the banged-up New York Jets 23-3 on Monday night.
Beckham, traded from the Giants in March, helped the Browns (1-1) bounce back from a 30-point loss to Tennessee in their opener to top the Jets (0-2). New York lost quarterback Trevor Siemian to an ankle injury in the second quarter, and Luke Falk promoted from the practice squad earlier in the day played the rest of the game. Siemian was starting in place of Sam Darnold, who’s sidelined for at least a few weeks while recovering from mononucleosis. The Jets couldn’t get anything going on offense, and the Browns blew open the game late in the third quarter.Continue reading...