The Cleveland Browns lost 45-42 to Oakland Raiders in Week 4, but there was some good to come out of a contest in which the team scored 42 points.
There’s only one way to get through a loss like the one the Cleveland Browns suffered at the hands of the Oakland Raiders in Week 4.
Just keep telling yourself: This team is young, and there’s going to be mistakes.
And there were lots of missteps. Plenty, in fact.
The Browns lost the turnover battle in this game, and were -2 in turnover differential. Baker Mayfield‘s fumes deep in Cleveland’s own territory served as the impetus of the Raiders’ comeback.
Oakland’s never an easy place to win, even though the Raiders entered the game 0-3.
And when defensive coordinator Gregg Williams decided to continuously blitz Derek Carr, the fourth-year quarterback picked the Browns apart.
But on the flip side, there were some positives that shined through that helped the Browns come with an inch of clinching their first back-to-back win since the 2014.
Here’s five members to the Cleveland Browns who saw their stocks rise in the heartbreaking loss.