Bills eliminate Browns from playoff contention

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m.
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By John Wawrow, AP Sports Writer

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to David Nelson, Leodis McKelvin made a late interception and the Bills beat the Browns 13-6 on Sunday.

Rian Lindell hit two field goals, both from 19 yards, to help the Bills improve to 3-11 and snap a three-game losing streak against Cleveland.

The Browns (5-8) were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. McKelvin intercepted Jake Delhomme's pass with under 4 minutes left at the Bills 32, and Buffalo was able to run out the clock.

Delhomme also lost a fumble on the previous possession, which led to Lindell's second field goal.

The Browns' offense was so inept, it didn't cross midfield in five second-half possessions.

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