Bengals QB Dalton's X-Rays on thumb negative

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Based on what happened - or didn't - with Baker Mayfield after the game, Randall wasn't the only one Brown who had hard feelings for Jackson. "It hurts a lot".

The Browns were bothered by the sight of their former coach on the other sideline plotting against them.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton walks off the field after possibly injuring his hand following a failed attempt to recover a fumble in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday Nov. 25 2018 in Cincinna
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The Bengals already were missing cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, receiver A.J. Green and left tackle Cordy Glenn, inactive with injuries. They've won back-to-back games by double digits for the first time since 2013. "Good try though buddy", Mayfield wrote.

Cleveland scored on its first five drives, with Baker Mayfield abusing Lewis' clown show defense on it way to a 35-20 statement win at Paul Brown Stadium. It was the third straight game the Bengals allowed an opening touchdown. Driskel was 17 of 29 for 155 yards.

Nick Chubb - Chubb combined for 128 yards from scrimmage - 44 receiving and 88 rushing - and became the first player in franchise history to record a rushing and receiving touchdown in consecutive games.

These aren't your father's Cleveland Browns.

Andy Dalton is out for the rest of the season with an injured thumb on his passing hand, another significant blow to a Bengals team that has fallen apart in the past month.

The Browns play at Houston on Sunday.

As La Canfora notes, Bengals owner Mike Brown nearly always prefers to hire within, and some felt former defensive coordinator Teryl Austin was being groomed to take over as head coach before Cincinnati's defense fell apart.