Browns snap road skid with 20-17 win over Raiders

Browns snap road skid with 20-17 win over Raiders
December 2, 2012, 7:33 pm
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (13) scores on a 44-yard touchdown reception in front of Oakland Raiders defensive back Ron Bartell (21) during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)


OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Brandon Weeden threw for a career-high 364 yards and a touchdown and the Cleveland Browns did just enough to snap a 12-game road losing streak by beating the Oakland Raiders 20-17 on Sunday.

Weeden hit fellow rookie Josh Gordon on a 44-yard score in the second quarter and Trent Richardson scored on a 3-yard run after Sheldon Brown made a key interception deep in Cleveland territory when the Raiders (3-9) were driving for the potential tying or go-ahead score in the fourth quarter.

It all added up to the first road win for the Browns (4-8) since beating Indianapolis 27-19 on Sept. 18, 2011. The skid started a few weeks later with a loss in Oakland and went deep into this season.


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