Revealed: How the Browns defense matches up against the Broncos offense…

This season, the number one Browns defense has had their worst performances on the road. They gave up 38 points to the Colts, 31 to the Ravens and 24 to the Seahawks. They will look to a better performance Sunday on the road as they face a Broncos offense that has been coming alive as of late.

The Broncos, who started the season 1-5, have won four straight games. QB Russell Wilson’s play in that stretch has played an important factor. Wilson leads all quarterbacks in the last four games with an 86.4 percent adjusted completion percentage. During that time, he has thrown seven touchdowns and zero interceptions.

“Russell’s playing great,” HC Kevin Stefanski said. “I think he’s playing at a high level, like I mentioned. Taking care of the football, running their offense really well and is very capable of making those off-schedule plays that he’s made his whole career. You’ve seen him do it in these games. He gets out of the pocket, and he can run, he can throw it to all areas of the field. So, he’s a major point of this offense.”

Wilson’s unique ability works very well when he has playmakers. He has two talented guys in Cortland Sutton and Jerry Jeudy at wide receiver. Both guys can make a big play at any point in a game.

Sutton, a 6-foot-4 receiver, excels at making contested catches due to his catch radius. Sutton has scored a touchdown in eight of the 10 games the Broncos have played this season. He is Wilson’s top target, as he has 45 catches for 499 yards this season.

While Jeudy doesn’t find the end zone often, he makes up for it by making big catches to give the Broncos a first down or to put them in field goal range. He has caught 35 passes for 429 yards in nine games this season. He averages the most yards per catch on the team with 12.3.

“They both complement each other,” CB Martin Emerson Jr. said. “Jeudy can run and take the top off. (Sutton) is a bigger, slower possession catcher. They are a good duo and solid receivers.”

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