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Bills vs. Browns, Thursday Night Football: second half open thread

The Cleveland Browns are leading the Buffalo Bills going into halftime on two great punt returns.

Jason Miller
Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

The Buffalo Bills defense has been stout on Thursday night, knocking the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback, Brian Hoyer, from the game three minutes into the game. The Browns' punt return has taken over the story, though, and 17 unanswered points from Cleveland has them up 17-10 as they enter the half.

Buffalo looked like they were marching to a commanding first half with a 10-0 first half but two great punt returns by Travis Benjamin led to 10 second quarter points by the Browns and a Willis McGahee touchdown sandwiched in has  the Browns up 17-10.

Brandon Weeden entered the game, returning from a thumb injury and led one touchdown drive with 68 yards passing.

Stevie Johnson is doubtful to return with a back injury while Leodis McKelvin and C.J. Spiller have played sparingly in the first half. What started as a great night for Bills fans has regressed to a normal "what can happen next" battle.