National Football League 2017 Week 15: Baltimore Ravens vs Cleveland Browns preview and prediction


Three plays later, Flacco hooked up with tight end Benjamin Watson for a 33-yard scoring pass. Two runs by Kizer then set up Duke Johnson's 12-yard touchdown run to give the Browns a 7-3 lead.

The former Coastal Carolina wide receiver was signed this week by the Cleveland Browns off the Indianapolis Colts practice squad and is eligible to be active for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens, though he is nursing a hamstring injury. Joe Flacco found some form at last and threw for 269 yards and two touchdowns, while Alex Collins continued his strong season with 120 yards and a score on 18 carries. With quarterback Aaron Rodgers still not suiting up for the Packers at the time, the Browns may have had their best opportunity for a win yet.

Israeli workers strike nationwide to protest Teva layoffs
Service started up again at the airport at noon, with flights expected to resume around 2:30 p.m. In addition to the layoffs, Teva plans to suspend its dividend on ordinary shares.

A 45-yard field goal by Zane Gonzalez on the final play of the first half cut the Browns deficit to 17-10, but the Ravens, capitalizing on their third takeaway, stripped the ball from Kizer in the end zone. With the dream of the playoffs still alive for Baltimore, a win against the hapless Browns is a must if they are to stand a chance of securing a Wildcard spot.

Defensive tackle Brandon Williams recovered a fumble and rolled in for a TD in third quarter to put the Ravens up 24-10. They took the opening possession and quickly drove into the red zone, but they were forced to settle for a 31-yard field goal by Tucker. Baltimore was coming off a last-second, 39-38 loss at Pittsburgh last week, and while the Ravens weren't at their best, they didn't do anything to help Cleveland. However, after having a first-and-goal from the 4, the Ravens couldn't punch the ball in the end zone.

Prince Harry interviews Obama for radio show
Last year, Obama and his wife, Michelle, challenged Harry and his British competitors "to bring it" ahead of the event in Orlando. Twiddling a pen, Harry tells Obama: "You're excited about this, I'm nervous about this, that's what's quite amusing ".

Running back Isaiah Crowell slammed through a hole at left guard for 59 yards on the first play after the turnover on downs. Ben Roethlisberger is 21-2 (.913) against Cleveland and Tom Brady is 27-3 (.900) against Buffalo. The Browns are 3-10 against the spread this season, Baltimore are 7-5-1. Dorsey ripped fired vice president of football operations Sashi Brown earlier this week, but sidestepped a question about Jackson's future. S Chuck Clark sustained a head injury in the first quarter but returned after clearing concussion protocol.DT Carl Davis left to be treated for a head injury in the second quarter. He gives the Browns a game-winning threat on the outside that DeShone Kizer might actually be able to hit regularly. DT Danny Shelton sustained a lower right leg injury in the second half but returned.

Leonard Fournette out with ankle and quad injuries vs. Texans
The good news is, this isn't a long-term injury for Fournette, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Yeldon and Chris Ivory would be the top backfield options in the event Fournette can't play.