Cleveland Browns host New York Jets in FirstEnergy Stadium opener (live blog)

Cleveland Browns running back D'Ernest Johnson (30) runs with the ball during an NFL preseason...
Cleveland Browns running back D'Ernest Johnson (30) runs with the ball during an NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)(AP)
Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 12:34 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Joe Flacco connects with Garrett Wilson on a 15-yard touchdown to take the lead for the Jets 31-30 with 22 seconds left.

Joe Flacco connects with Corey Davis on a 66-yard touchdown pass to cut the lead to 30-24 with 1:22 left in the game. The Jets then recovered an onside kick.

Nick Chubb got his third touchdown of the game with a 12-yard rush with 2:02 left in the game.

Jacoby Brissett limped to the bench after a third-down sack in the middle of the fourth quarter. Despite the injury scare, he returned for the next drive.

Nick Chubb completed a 7-yard run for his second score of the afternoon with 9:29 left in the fourth quarter. The Browns now lead 24-17.

Jadeveon Clowney was declared questionable to return after heading to the locker room with an ankle injury late in the third quarter.

Jadeveon Clowney made his first big play of the 2022 season in timely fashion. With the Jets driving for a game-tying score in the second quarter, Clowney stripped Joe Flacco of the ball and recovered the fumble to end the New York scoring threat.

Amari Cooper put the Browns in front 14-7 when he hauled in a six yard touchdown pass from Jacoby Brissett in the second quarter. It was Cooper’s fourth catch of that drive.

The Jets tied the Browns at 7-7 early in the second quarter when Joe Flacco connected with the rookie out of Ohio State, Garrett Wilson, for a two-yard touchdown.

The score capped off a 13 play, 75 yard drive. A key play on the drive was a fake punt the Jets used to pick up a first down. Punter Braden Mann hit Jeff Smith for a 17-yard catch on a 4th and two to move the sticks.

Nick Chubb scored from four yards out on the Browns opening drive of the game to put them in front of the Jets 7-0.

The Browns used 14 plays to cover 90 yards for the score.

The game will immediately be followed by a live 5th Quarter on CW43.

This story will be updated as the game continues. Check back for updates.