Mistakes Hurt Browns In Loss To Bengals

18 Sep

Browns are looking better this season. Trent Richardson performed well in his second start with the team after missing all of preseason and a lackluster first game with the Browns. Weeden bounced back after a horrible showing during his first start. However, Weeden is the only rookie quarterback without a win of the five rookies this year.

I am excited to see what the Browns can do next game against the Buffalo Bills.

CBS Cleveland

BEREA (AP) — Browns linebacker D’Qwell Jackson started to guess the number of missed tackles in Sunday’s loss at Cincinnati but stopped himself before tossing out a figure.

“A ton,” he said.

Coach Pat Shurmur wouldn’t divulge the count, either, but hinted that is was substantial.

“You guys can probably come up with a number,” he told reporters.

Too many.

Poor tackling, penalties, blown coverage by the secondary and other mistakes contributed to a 34-27 loss to the Bengals and negated several positives for the winless Browns, who received sensational, bounce-back performances from rookie running back Trent Richardson and quarterback Brandon Weeden, but still came up short.

On Monday, Shurmur and his coaching staff went over the game tape and worked with the young Browns on “corrections.” There’s plenty to fix.

And it should probably start on special teams. The Browns fell into a 7-0 hole less than two minutes…

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