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Cleveland 12, Baltimore 9
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, October 7, 2018
Where: FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio
Temperature: 72°
Head Official: Clay Martin
Attendance: 67431

Greg Joseph kicked a 37-yard field goal with two seconds left in overtime, and the host Cleveland Browns defeated the Baltimore Ravens 12-9 on Sunday.

Joseph, in just his third game with the Browns, had earlier missed an extra point and then a 55-yarder with five seconds left in regulation.

Late in overtime on third-and-8 from Cleveland's own 18-yard line, Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield threw over the middle to wide receiver Derrick Willies, who rambled 39 yards to the Ravens 43-yard line. Duke Johnson than ran three times for 24 yards to the 19 to set up the winning kick.

Cleveland's win snapped a 36-game Sunday losing streak for the Browns (2-2-1) dating back to December 2015.

Mayfield, in his first home start, finished 25 of 43 for 342 yards and one touchdown with one interception. He was sacked five times.

Baltimore's Joe Flacco was 29 of 56 for 298 yards and an interception.

The Ravens (3-2) drove 52 yards late in regulation, and after Michael Crabtree couldn't coral Flacco's pass in the end zone, Justin Tucker's 32-yard field goal with 52 seconds tied it at 9.

After leading 6-3 at the half, the Browns recovered a fumble at the Ravens 42 early in the third quarter and drove to the Baltimore 6. However, the Ravens' defense -- yet to allow a second-half touchdown this season -- held, and Joseph's 35-yard field goal made it 9-3.

Baltimore responded with a 68-yard drive fueled with short passes by Flacco. Tucker's 25-yard field goal pulled the Ravens within three late in the third.

On the Browns' opening drive of the game, Mayfield was picked off by Tavon Young at the Cleveland 33, and Ravens went ahead on a 44-yard Tucker field goal.

Baltimore drove inside the Cleveland 5-yard line early in the second quarter, but on second-and-goal from the 2, Flacco's pass was tipped by defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah and cornerback Denzel Ward intercepted.

The Browns took a 6-3 lead when they went 78 yards in 1:19 just before halftime. Cleveland covered the last 62 yards on three long passes by Mayfield. After hitting David Nijoku for gains of 19 and 24 yards, Mayfield found Rashard Higgins for a 19-yard touchdown with 40 seconds left, but Joseph missed the extra point.

Tucker's 48-yard field goal try on the final play of the half was blocked.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Rushing
Baltimore   Cleveland
Alex Collins Player Carlos Hyde
12 Attempts 17
59 Yards 63
4.9 Avg Yards 3.7
0 Touchdowns 0
19 Long 17
Receiving
Baltimore   Cleveland
Michael Crabtree Player Jarvis Landry
6 Receptions 5
66 Yards 69
11.0 Avg Yards 13.8
0 Touchdowns 0
20 Long 27
Team Stats Summary
 
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
Baltimore 410 116 294 0 3 1 5.0 1
Cleveland 416 112 304 1 2 1 2.0 2
Upcoming Games
  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against L.A. Chargers. The Browns have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Baltimore will play their next game on the road against Tennessee. The Ravens have a W/L % of .500 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.