Battle of Ohio: Browns win third straight over Bengals

CLEVELAND, OHIO - DECEMBER 08: Jarvis Landry #80 of the Cleveland Browns tries to avoid the tackle of Germaine Pratt #57 of the Cincinnati Bengals after a first half catch at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 08, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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CLEVELAND, OHIO - DECEMBER 08: Jarvis Landry #80 of the Cleveland Browns tries to avoid the tackle of Germaine Pratt #57 of the Cincinnati Bengals after a first half catch at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 08, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Browns won their third straight game over the Cincinnati Bengals, scoring a 27-19 victory Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Nick Chubb rushed for 106 yards and Kareem Hunt added touchdown run as the Browns (6-7) kept their faint playoff hopes alive.

Denzel Ward returned an interception 61 yards for a score and the Browns defense limited the Bengals (1-12) to three field goals and a touchdown on five red-zone trips. The Browns stopped Andy Dalton on a fourth-and-goal quarterback draw from the 5 in the fourth quarter.

Cincinnati’s Joe Mixon rushed for 146 yards and a TD.

It was the Bengals’ ninth straight AFC North loss and their 11th straight road loss.

The teams meet again in the final game of the regular season in Cincinnati.

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