He walked to the locker room after initial needing help to get off the field. His return was announced as questionable. Rookie Joe Haden replaced him, and Eric King – signed Tuesday – played in the nickel package. He made a tackle on his first defensive play with the Browns.
Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee made a 47-yard field goal to give the Jaguars the lead. It’s the second straight week the Browns allowed a field goal on the opponent’s opening drive.
The Browns, already short-handed by injuries, got lucky when tight end Benjamin Watson returned from what appeared to be an ankle injury.