Baker Mayfield overcame a terrible start to throw for five touchdowns, including a 24-yard go-ahead score to Donovan Peoples-Jones with 15 seconds left, and the Cleveland Browns outdueled the Cincinnati Bengals 37-34 on Sunday. Nursing sore ribs, Mayfield started 0 for 5 — including an interception on his first attempt of the game. The last was the leaping grab by People-Jones to win it for the Browns (5-2).
The first quarter of the Cleveland Browns’ visit to Cincinnati went about as poorly as a game could start. Outside of defensive heroics by Myles Garrett and Denzel Ward, the Bengals completely dominated the first quarter in Week 7. It starts with Baker Mayfield.
The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 1:35 p.m. Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham has injured his left knee in the first quarter at Cincinnati. Beckham got hurt while trying to make a tackle after quarterback Baker Mayfield threw an interception on his first pass.