Browns fall to 0-13, lose 23-10 to Bengals


Jackson said Sunday could also mark something of an audition for Griffin - who entered the season as the team's starter - as the Browns search for a long-term answer at quarterback.

In his first career game against the Browns, Tyler Boyd was unimpressive with one catch for three yards.

The Bengals were led by tight end Tyler Eifert with two touchdowns on five catches and 48 total yards.

The Cincinnati Bengals (5-7-1) defeated the Cleveland Browns (0-13-0) 23 - 10 Sunday in a Week 14 match-up at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, OH.

Griffin hadn't played since the September 11 opener, when he broke a bone in his left shoulder.

"When you play with a lead, it's a different football game", Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said". "He's got to get better in some areas".

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — DeMarco Murray ran for 92 yards and a touchdown, and the Titans held on to and keep a piece of first place in the AFC South.

Griffin scored on a 1-yard sneak in the third quarter, but the Browns (0-13) lost their 16th straight dating to December 13 last season.

The defending AFC North champions lost at Pittsburgh 24-16 in the second week of the season, when Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict and Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell were serving three-game suspensions from the NFL. He threw a 3-yard TD pass to Emmanuel Sanders with 9:58 left and drove the Broncos to first-and-goal at the Tennessee 7 before rookie Aaron Wallace sacked him. "The third quarter wasn't quite the way we'd like it, but we fought back in it and played".

Boyd finished the game with 49 receiving yards and 40 rushing yards. In the first half, Griffin had a rating of 0.0.

While saying he saw the field well enough and did not feel overwhelmed, Griffin admitted he missed some throws that were there for the making.

The team seems to find new ways to lose every week and Browns fans didn't want to sit in 29 degree weather with snow showers to watch this team suck for yet another week. However, that's as close as the Browns could draw despite Isaiah Crowell finishing with 113 rushing yards on only 10 carries.

Nugent missed his sixth extra point to bring his season percentage to 79.3% matching his field goal percentage as well.

London is a long way from the Dawg Pound, but the Browns will have a home game there next season.

"We wasted some opportunities early in the year", Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton said". "But we can't dig ourselves a hole like that to have to climb out of".

At 4-9, the Rams have officially clinched no better than "7-9 bull-(bleep)" for the 2016 season.

The elf mascot attempted to retrieve the ball after the 0-13 Browns punted it out of bounds with 2:13 left in the opening quarter.

Last week's win over Philadelphia snapped a four-game skid for the Bengals, who hadn't won since October 23 against these same Browns. It'll be his first start since Week 1, when he went down with a shoulder injury.

Petty threw an interception on his first pass of the game and the Jets (4-9) trailed 14-0 less than 5 minutes into the game. They are the seventh team since 1962 to start 0-13.Article Continued BelowGriffin finished 12 of 28 for 104 yards.

That hasn't always been the case for the team's quarterbacks in a forlorn season that has the Browns winless after 13 games.

The NFL has increased its commitment to the United Kingdom's market and will have four games in London next season.

A road game with Buffalo on December 18 is next on the schedule, followed by a Christmas Eve game at home with the Chargers and then a game in Pittsburgh on January 1.

A league spokesman said an official announcement will be made Tuesday.