Browns-Ravens Preview Capsule

CLEVELAND (7-7-1) at BALTIMORE (9-6)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS

OPENING LINE – Ravens by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Cleveland 9-6, Baltimore 8-7

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SERIES RECORD – Ravens lead 29-10

LAST MEETING – Browns beat Ravens 12-9, OT, Oct. 7

LAST WEEK – Browns beat Bengals 26-18; Ravens beat Chargers 22-10

AP PRO32 RANKING – Browns No. 16, Ravens No. 9

BROWNS OFFENSE – OVERALL (14), RUSH (10), PASS (15).

BROWNS DEFENSE – OVERALL (29), RUSH (24), PASS (27).

RAVENS OFFENSE – OVERALL (12), RUSH (2), PASS (21).

RAVENS DEFENSE – OVERALL (1), RUSH (3), PASS (4).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Ravens can clinch AFC North with victory. … Ravens played in Cleveland through 1995 season before moving to Baltimore under former owner Art Modell. … Browns seek first sweep of Ravens since 2007. Cleveland victory in October ended five-game skid vs. Baltimore. … Ravens S Eric Weddle has four INTs in last five games vs. Browns. … Ravens are 9-1 against Cleveland at home under John Harbaugh, who took over in 2008. … Baltimore LB Terrell Suggs has 19 sacks vs. Browns, four in last six games. … Browns backup QB Tyrod Taylor, WR Breshad Perriman and DT Carl Davis all played in Baltimore. Ravens backup QB Robert Griffin III played in Cleveland in 2016. … Browns have won three straight and five of six under interim coach Gregg Williams, who has emerged as legitimate candidate to get full-time gig. … Browns can clinch first winning record since 2007 (10-6) with victory. … Browns’ seven-game improvement since last season (0-16) is largest in team history. … Rookie QB Baker Mayfield has 24 TD passes, two shy of league rookie record shared by Peyton Manning (1998) and Russell Wilson (2012). … Mayfield has thrown TD pass in first 12 starts, trailing only Kurt Warner’s 23 and Brad Johnson’s 15 for most to begin career. … Browns rookie RB Nick Chubb needs 28 yards to reach 1,000-yard plateau. Browns haven’t had 1,000-yard rusher since Peyton Hillis in 2010. … A win would give Browns just third winning season since 1999. … Cleveland has 30 takeaways, most through 15 games since 2001 and 17 more than last year’s final total. It has plus-9 differential compared to minus-28 last season … WR Jarvis Landry leads Cleveland with 76 catches. He is one of nine Browns with at least one TD reception. … Drafted first overall in 2017, Browns DE Myles Garrett has 12 ½ sacks, three forced fumbles and 43 tackles. … Ravens QB Lamar Jackson 5-1 in first six career starts, tied for third-best start in NFL history. … Gus Edwards leads Baltimore with 642 yards rushing. Jackson second with 605. Both are rookies. … Ravens CB Brandon Carr has started 175 straight games, second-longest active streak in NFL behind Chargers QB Philip Rivers (207). … Suggs will pass Ray Lewis for most games with Ravens (229). Suggs needs one sack to tie John Abraham for 12th on career list with 133 ½. … With minus-5 turnover differential, Ravens on course to finish in negative for third time in 11 years. … Baltimore 17-8 at home in December under Harbaugh. … Pro Bowl LB C.J. Mosley leads Ravens with 99 tackles. … Baltimore PK Justin Tucker owns 90 percent FG success rate, best career mark in NFL history. … Fantasy tip: Jackson coming off first 200-yard passing game and has 466 yards rushing with three TDs in last six games.

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