‘No OBJ, No Problem’: Cleveland Browns HUMILIATE Cincinnati Bengals and Joe Burrow

Published 11/08/2021, 2:42 AM EST
Nov 7, 2021; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb (24) celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) and fullback Andy Janovich (31) during the second quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports


The Cleveland Browns played their first game after Odell Beckham Jr. left the team and they could have never hoped for any better result. The Browns defeated the Cincinnati Bengals by 41-16, making their records even at 5-4.

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It was not just a win for the Browns; it was more like making a statement that they have an identity beyond OBJ and that they can also thrive without him. Which is exactly what they did. The Browns played as their lives depended on it and, in the end, produced a resounding score to preen upon.

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Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Baker Mayfield was on a mission as he recorded 14 passes of 21 attempts covering 218 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions. However, he was not alone in having an impactful game. Nick Chubb also rushed for 137 yards on 14 carries with an average of 9.8 yards per carry, scoring two touchdowns.

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The offense, though, looked completely demolishing, but the defense did not back up from the game. The Browns defense contained Joe Burrow from making any progress. And the Bengals QB finished with two interceptions but no touchdowns.

With the Browns completely dominating their first game without Odell Beckham Jr. the NFL Twitter could not help but underline the matter and indeed, the hashtag #OdellWho was trending on Twitter.

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Odell Beckham Jr heading for waivers

Odell Beckham Jr. has been given the inactive status from the Browns as he is all set to hit the waivers on Monday. And so with that, his 29 game period with the Browns has come to a sudden end where he has often made headlines but seldom produced.

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As OBJ aspires to join a team that has more chances to make the playoffs, he would be definitely itching for a faceoff with the Browns but more importantly with Baker Mayfield. However, OBJ will be off for a better season after a controversial run with the Cleveland Browns.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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