Things weren’t wanting nice for quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson and the Browns as they started their last drive with 1:18 left in regulation.
Cleveland hadn’t scored for the reason that finish of the primary half, with 5 punts and an interception by means of the third and fourth quarters.
But as head coach Kevin Stefanski put it, Thompson-Robinson came through. He hit all 4 of his passes for 39 yards to place the Browns in discipline purpose place, then spiked the ball to cease the clock with 5 seconds remaining.
Dustin Hopkins then despatched his 34-yard discipline purpose by means of the uprights handy the Browns their seventh win.
“I think we just came together,” Thompson-Robinson stated in his postgame press convention of the ultimate drive. “I have to go back and watch the film to see how all the other drives went. But I know on that last drive, from the O-linemen all the way up to the running backs and the receivers, everybody was all locked in. Everybody had their job, knew what their job was and executed.”
Thompson-Robinson admitted he heard the gang chanting “DTR” towards the top of the sport, which he stated was nice for his household. But on the identical time, he’s attempting to remain focused and do his job.
To that finish, he wasn’t taking an excessive amount of time to linger on the victory — his first as an NFL starter.
“I’m already focused on next week. I’m focused on going to Denver,” Thompson-Robinson stated. “But yeah, man, I’m super happy, glad that I can get this one for my teammates and actually go out there, like I said, get the reps at practice, make the mistakes throughout the week. And so that way those mistakes don’t come up on Sunday.
“And there were some times where there were plays I messed up in the week that we got corrected today, and they were huge for us coming down the stretch.”