Brief Review of Game #13 Browns @ Patriots
From what I could tell, the Browns played very hard against the heavily favored Patriots. The away squad was anticipated to get blown out, but in actuality they led almost the entire game. Jason Campbell, coming off his concussion, threw for 391 yards and no interceptions. His leading two targets (Josh Gordon and Jordan Cameron) tallied two touchdowns and over 200 yards receiving. The running game was stagnant as usual, not garnering great statistics. Overall, the offense had a solid game and could win many contests playing the way they did on Sunday.
Defensively, the Browns allowed the Patriots to come back from a 12-point deficit with just under six minutes remaining. It seemed that the guys upfront corralled the running attack very well, however Shane Vereen eclipsed the 100-yard mark when becoming a receiver. The unit was able to intercept Tom Brady once, something that has been lacking while playing some of the best signal callers. It ended up being a winnable game, but in the end the Browns could not make a big play at the end to seal the contest. They now head home with a 4 – 9 record and better positioning for the 2014 NFL Draft.