The Latest: After Half Lead Browns Appear Headed To 8th Loss
Published October 29th, 2017
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the eighth Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern):
The Cleveland Browns are closing in on their eighth loss, halfway to a winless season.
The Browns had their first halftime lead of the season, and led Minnesota 16-15 late in the third quarter before the Vikings responded with two touchdown drives to take a 30-16 lead in London.
Jerick McKinnon scored from a yard out and added a 2-point run to make it 23-16. Then, tight end Kyle Rudolph caught a 4-yard pass from Case Keenum.
A win would make the Vikings 6-2.
The Browns are one of two winless teams in the NFL this season. The other is the San Francisco 49ers, who play the Philadelphia Eagles today.
The Cleveland Browns have their first halftime lead of the season after DeShone Kizer put them up 13-12 against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Twickenham.
The rookie quarterback capped an 82-yard drive with a 1-yard run for a touchdown to give the winless Browns (0-7) a four-point lead with 42 seconds left in the half.
The Vikings responded with a 34-yard field goal as time expired.
The Browns took a 6-0 lead through a 26-yard touchdown run by Isaiah Crowell on their first drive before the Vikings responded with nine straight points. Both teams missed an extra point.