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The surprising New York Jets look to make it three straight victories at the expense of the winless Cleveland Browns.

New York Jets (2-2) at Cleveland Browns (0-4)

History

  • Jets travel to Cleveland for second straight season (31-28 win in Week 8 in ’16).
  • Teams meet for third straight season and fourth time in five years dating back to 2013.
  • Jets have won four straight meetings dating back to ’10.

Jets By The Numbers

  • Defeated Jaguars, 23-20 (OT), in Week 4.
  • Have 17 takeaways in 20 games dating back to ‘16 (30 takeaways in ‘15).
  • Totaled 38 takeaways in 17 wins, nine takeaways in 19 losses dating back to ’15.
  • Totaled 350 points, 33 offensive TD in 20 games since ‘16 (scored 387 points, 44 offensive TD in ’15).
  • Scored fewer than 20 points in 43-of-84 games dating back to ’12.
  • Allowed 37 TD passes, totaled 12 INT in 20 games dating back to ’16.

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Browns By The Numbers

  • Allowed 13 offensive TDs in four games in ’17.
  • QB DeShone Kizer: three TD passes, nine turnovers (eight INT, one fumble lost) in four games in ’17.
  • Lost to Bengals, 31-7, in Week 4.
  • Lost five straight games dating back to Week 17 of ’16.
  • Have an 88-204 record dating back to ‘99 (return season to NFL).
  • Have gone 4-37 in last 41 games dating back to ’14 (opened 7-4 in ’14).
  • Committed 10 turnovers in 4 games in ’17 (25 turnovers in 16 games in ’16).
  • Have been outscored 84-28 in the first half in ’17.

Things To Look For

After a shaky start, the New York Jets have righted the ship, per say, and responded with wins over the Dolphins and Jaguars. But now they hit the road again and it’s a place which has not been kind to them.

Meanwhile, the Browns can’t seem to win no matter where they appear. It’s a team that has lost 19 of its last 20 games dating back to the start of 2016. And if rookie quarterback Deshone Kizer doesn’t do a better job of securing the football, Cleveland’s current skid figures to continue.

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