Browns-Saints third-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m.
Posted By Mike Wilkening

Here's notes on the third quarter of Browns-Saints from a Cleveland perspective.

Third-quarter score: Browns 20, Saints 3

Positives: Browns QB Colt McCoy found TE Benjamin Watson for an 18-yard gain, his longest completion of the game. ... P Reggie Hodges pinned New Orleans at its seven-yard line with another rugby-style kick, where the nose of the ball points downward.

Negatives: The offense didn't get much going, converting just two first downs in the quarter. ... The Saints were mounting a long drive at quarter's end.

Outlook: The Browns didn't let the Saints gain any ground during the quarter, which is a positive. Now, their defense must continue to be stout, and their offense must pick up some first downs.