Crowell and Johnson each contributed, as the Browns showed the design they had to win games this season can work when they actually follow the plan.
Along with Abdullah, the Lions featured a steady diet of running backs on the game-tying drive. Detroit needed just 10 rushes to surpass the average of 84.3 yards per game on the ground allowed by the Browns.
Cody Kessler is playing for the Browns at quarterback during the fourth quarter.
Ebron's touchdown was a 29-yard reception that capped off a nine-play, 61-yard drive. But in terms of talent, and how a play was set up for him to make the play, it figured.
Unfortunately for the Browns, Stafford responded with two touchdown passes of his own to go ahead 31-24.
That being said, in addition to the Lions vs. Browns, there are plenty of other games on the NFL Week 10 schedule for you to enjoy. But that's what it was. It went nowhere, and the Lions wisely made sure the Browns could not get up to spike the ball for a field goal try. Tate led the team with six catches for 97 yards.More news: Reese Witherspoon And 'Friends' Star Jennifer Aniston Returns To Television
More news: Vikings activate QB Teddy Bridgewater, move Sam Bradford to IR
More news: Samsung launches Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8
The Browns did just the opposite.
Lawson then forced the first turnover of his four-year career, knocking the ball out of tight end Seth DeValve's hands after a 9-yard pass play.
Q. Bounce back: Isn't that what the Lions did on the next possession?
The lienbacker picked off Stafford on a pass over the middle intended for Golden Tate, but suffered a knee injury on the play and did not return.
An undermanned roster led 24-17 in the third quarter, but the Browns' defense could not sustain some early success and was eventually overwhelmed. Right call by the Browns? In 3 quick plays the Browns cashed in on a Kizer to Kenny Britt 19-yard TD.
Collins' departure marked a huge blow for the Browns, who had their full starting lineup for the first time this season. How do you explain that decision? The sneak went nowhere, the clock ran out, and the Browns missed the opportunity to even kick a field goal.
It was a mental mistake - and one of the many reasons the Browns are 0-9.