Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Brian Hoyer threw two interceptions for
the first time this season, but his two second-half touchdown passes helped
the Cleveland Browns edge the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 22-17.
Hoyer passed for a season-high 300 yards on 21-of-34 efficiency for Cleveland
(5-3), which entered November above .500 for the first time since 2007.
Terrance West and Taylor Gabriel each had a touchdown grab.
Hoyer, who beat out first-round draft pick Johnny Manziel for the starting
quarterback position during training camp, improved to 8-3 as a starter in his
Mike Glennon went 17-for-33 for 260 yards with two touchdowns and two
interceptions for the Bucs (1-7), who have lost four straight games. Three of
those losses came by five points or less.
Mike Evans racked up seven catches for 124 yards and two touchdowns and Bobby
Rainey gained 121 yards from scrimmage in defeat.