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Browns vs Broncos Final: 17-14 - Recap

D'Ernest Johnson ran for 146 yards as Cleveland handled Denver by a score of 17-14 on Thursday at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Browns were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -2.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 40.5.

D'Ernest Johnson rushed for 146 yards, while John Kelly added 13 yards in the win. Austin Hooper and Jarvis Landry added 42 and 37 receiving yards respectively.

Javonte Williams rushed for 20 yards for Denver, while Melvin Gordon III added 18 yards. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 187 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Courtland Sutton and Noah Fant had 68 and 39 yards respectively.

Denver was outgained by Cleveland 376-223 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Browns.

Denver lost the time of possession battle 36:51-23:09, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Cleveland heads into a Week 8 battle against the Steelers. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.