15:00: Browns will get the ball to start the second half… Prater kicks the ball deep in the endzone for a touchback. First down Browns at the 20… and Brady Quinn starts where he left off hitting Braylon Edwards for 15 yards.
13:40: Two short gains bring up 3rd and 8… and Quinn avoids two blitzers and finds Donte’ Stallworth for a 19-yard gain.
12:32: Browns call a timeout… After the timeout, Quinn looks for Edwards but the pass falls incomplete. Good coverage by Dre’ Bly.
12:27: The Browns run their version of the “Wildcat” offense with a direct snap to former college quarterback Josh Cribbs. He scampers around the right end for 27 yards. Browns in the red zone.
INJURY UPDATE: Ryan Torain has been downgraded to out.
10:25: The defense forces a fourth down and out comes Phil Dawson. He hits from 33-yards and the score is now 23-10.
10:21: Peyton Hills returns the short kick to the 28-yard line… Hillis stays in at running back as Jay Cutler fakes the handoff and rolls to find Eddie Royal for a 16-yard gain… with both Selvin Young and Torain down, it looks as if Hills will handle the running back duties.
8:49: Cutler finds a leaping Scheffler for 24 yards, but Scheffler is slow to get up. He looks to be alright as he walks off the field with the trainers.
8:00: After a 1-yard loss by Hills, Cutler finds Nate Jackson on a slant for 10 yards… Hillis lowers his head and batters through for a first down. First and 10 at the Browns 15.
6:22: Hills gains five yards on first down and there is a timeout as the Browns Shaun Rogers is down.
5:41: After a muffed snap, Cutler looks for Marshall in the endzone, but he is well covered. Out comes Matt Prater to attempt a 30-yard field goal. It is good, Browns 23 – Broncos 13.
INJURY UPDATE: Shaun Rogers suffered a stinger, he is questionable to return.
5:15: The Browns start the drive at the 29-yard line… after a short Jamal Lewis run and an incompletion, Quinn and Winslow hook up again for the first down.
3:14: Facing a 3rd and 2, the Browns pitch it to Jason Wright who is stopped by Elvis Dumervil for just a yard gain. The Browns offense stays on the field for fourth down and Lewis falls forward for the first down.
1:30: The quarter will come to an end, with the Browns facing a 3rd and 6 from the Broncos 41-yard line.