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Browns Vs. Packers Score Update: Cleveland Leads 13-7 Early In Preseason Meet-Up

Looking to knock off a second consecutive NFC North contender, the Cleveland Browns are leading 13-7 over the Green Bay Packers early in the second quarter on Thursday night. In the second preseason game for both teams, all eyes have been on Cleveland's offense after an up-and-down showing in the team's first exhibition of the year.

After struggling in his NFL in-game debut last week, Browns starting quarterback Brandon Weeden has played slightly better against Green Bay. The 2012 first-round pick completed just one-third of his passes against the Detroit Lions, but he's 4-of-9 for 61 yards so far on Thursday.

Montario Hardesty has played well at running back for Cleveland after fumbling on his first carry, rushing ten times for 42 yards and a touchdown. The Browns have actually out-gained the Packers in terms of total yardage so far in the game, 103-99 after Cleveland's latest drive.

The Browns have done a decent job of keeping Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in check, but he's still completed 6-of-11 passes for 59 yards and a touchdown while adding 24 yards rushing. Rodgers is likely done for the day, though, as Graham Harrell takes over behind center for Green Bay.

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