Head coach Rob Chudzinski rode the back of third-string quarterback Brian Hoyer to his first victory as a head coach. The Browns were exciting, unpredictable and even looked relevant.
The defense gave up a season-high 27 points but kept Adrian Peterson in check for most of the afternoon. On offense, wide receiver Josh Gordon continued his ascension toward the top tier of the league after returning from his two-game suspension.
Here are some takeaways from the Browns’ first victory of 2013.