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Browns vs. Giants score: Cleveland jumps on New York

A turnover and a 62-yard touchdown pass have given the Cleveland Browns a 14-7 lead over the New York Giants after one quarter.

On the first offensive snap of the game, the Browns recovered a fumble by Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw on New York's 22-yard line. Browns running back Trent Richardson rushed twice and scored on a 15-yard run to give Cleveland its first lead since a Week 1 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.


New York couldn't score on its next possession, and Cleveland went for the throat. Quarterback Brandon Weeden threw a 62-yard touchdown pass to Josh Gordon to strike with a five-play, 80-yard drive putting Cleveland on top by 14-0 less than five minutes into the game.

Weeden is 6-for-7 with 118 yards through the first quarter.

The Giants responded with an 11-play, 92-yard drive that took nearly seven minutes off the clock. Quarterback Eli Manning found Victor Cruz for a 3-yard touchdown pass to finish off the march.

Aside from the quick turnover score, the Browns have moved the ball well, tallying 155 total yards.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.