Bradshaw Rushes For 200 Yards – Giants 41, Browns 27
Ahmad Bradshaw shook off a fumble on the first play of the game and responded with a career-best 200 yards rushing on 30 carries, while Victor Cruz had a career-high three touchdown receptions as the Giants overcame an early 14-point deficit to beat the Browns 41-27.
Bradshaw’s fumble set up a 15-yard Trent Richardson touchdown run to make 7-0 just three plays into the game. On the Browns’ next possession, Brandon Weeden connected with Josh Morgan on a 62-yard TD pass to make it 14-0 just five-minutes into the game.
The Giant offense responded with six consecutive scoring drives – three Eli Manning to Cruz connections in the end zone (3, 7, 28) a Bradshaw four-yard run and a pair of Lawrence Tynes field goals.
Manning had 259 in the air, the three scores and an interception on a deflected ball that bounced in and out of the hands of Cruz.
Rookie David Wilson went 40-yards untouched in the fourth quarter for his first career score, while rookie receiver Rueben Randle had six receptions for 82-yards, both team highs.
Cleveland’s rookie running back Trent Richardson carried the 17 times for 81-yards and a touchdown.
Weeden threw for 291 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Morgan had both receiving scores finishing with 82-yards.