The St. Louis Rams are holding onto the lead by a thread in Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, as they're up 10-9 going into halftime. The two teams have alternated scoring drives all game, although the Browns are still waiting to get into the end zone.
Cleveland took a 3-0 lead midway through the first quarter, and the Rams responded by scoring a touchdown on the first play of the second quarter. The Browns then trimmed the lead to 7-6 with another field goal before the teams traded field goals late in the second quarter to put us at the current score.
As expected, Steven Jackson's had an exceptional day facing the Browns' defense. Cleveland has one of the worst rush defenses in the league, and the Rams' star has responded by rushing for 71 yards on his first 13 carries of the game, good for 5.5 yards per carry. Quarterback Sam Bradford started off strong but didn't play nearly as well down the stretch, throwing an interception late in the second quarter that led to one of Cleveland's three field goals.
Browns quarterback Colt McCoy is having a big day. The second-year pro was 13-for-19 for 152 yards passing in the first half, although he couldn't lead his team to a touchdown.
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