Browns Drive Late To Stun Saints, 26-24

CBS Cleveland

CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – Call it “The Drive II.”

Pinned at their own 4 with 2:46 to play, the Cleveland Browns hopes of avoiding an 0-2 start were on life support.

Then Brian Hoyer took over and drove them 85 yards in 13 plays to put them in position to win it.

Billy Cundiff kicked a 28-yard field goal to cap a 14-play 85 yard drive to give the Cleveland Browns a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints Sunday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Hoyer completed 24 of 40 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown in the win for Cleveland, who won their home opener for the first time since 2004.

Drew Brees, who rallied the Saints from a 16-3 first half deficit, finished the day 27 of 40 for 237 yards, 2 touchdowns and an interception which was returned for a TD.

The Browns defense forced Brees…

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