Hue Jackson opens door to keeping DeShone Kizer benched

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'Everyone knew the Cleveland Browns would go through some growing pains with rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer. Njoku made a leaping one-handed catch to haul the ball in and give Cleveland a 7-3 lead.

Garrett, who missed Cleveland's first four games with a high ankle sprain, recorded a sack on his first play and finished with two.

A kick wide left from 29 yards by Gonzalez with 31 seconds left the next time the Browns had the ball led to a Jets field goal before halftime. It is the first time in his 15-year career that McCown has won three consecutive starts.

Hogan's touchdown pass gave the Browns their first lead of the season.

The QB switch was startling since Jackson had given his unconditional support to Kizer, promising to stick with him no matter what happened this season.

Both turnovers by Kizer came in the red zone costing the Browns premium scoring opportunities. Two red zone giveaways punctuated another brutal half of football from the second-round pick from Notre Dame. On third-and-goal from the Jets 3, however, a botched pitch from Kizer to running back Isaiah Crowell was recovered by Jets linebacker Freddie Bishop at the Jets 17.

Some Cleveland's fans booed while others shrugged their shoulders at the latest display of incompetence. He previously replaced Kizer in a September 17 game against the Baltimore Ravens when the Notre Dame product left with a migraine.

"When you are 0-4 and statistically one of the worst quarterbacks out there right now, you have to figure out where you are headed", Kizer told reporters coming into this week. Starter Matt Forte was inactive for the second straight week with turf toe.

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