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Browns Look To Rebound From Blowout Loss, Host Winless Lions

A Cleveland Browns helmet is seen before an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh.
Winslow Townson
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Associated Press

After a big divisional win against the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cleveland Browns faced off against the New England Patriots and suffered a blowout loss. The final score was New England 45, Browns 7.

The Browns are scheduled to play the Detriot Lions this Sunday in Cleveland. The Browns can't afford a loss to stay in the playoff hunt, and the Lions are desperate for their first win.

Both teams head into Sunday's matchup with banged-up starting quarterbacks. Detroit's Jared Goff is dealing with an oblique injury while Browns QB Baker Mayfield is nursing shoulder, foot, and knee injuries.

The Browns are seeking consistency after blowing out Cincinnati two weeks ago before losing by 38 to New England last week.

The Lions managed a tie last week in Pittsburgh, leaning on running back D'Andre Swift, who had 33 carries for 130 yards.