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Instant Analysis: Browns 33, Ravens 30 in overtime

Reaction from the Browns' 33-30 win over the Ravens in overtime:

Mike Preston, columnist: All the hope is about gone now. If the Ravens had beat Cleveland, there was a chance they could go to San Francisco next Sunday, beat the 49ers and climb back to .500, but not anymore. The injuries are mounting and so are the penalties, which are signs of a team falling apart. They can't win at home. It ain't over 'til it's over, but the late Yogi Berra never saw this Ravens team play.

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Jeff Zrebiec, reporter: Even the things that you used to be able to count on with the Ravens are now gone. They can't finish games. They can't stop journeymen quarterbacks. They can't win at home. Heck, they can't even beat the Browns anymore. At this point, even the most optimistic Ravens' fan can't possibly think this is a playoff-caliber team. They are flawed in every way and injuries have thinned out their talent level considerably. The coaches have had no answers either. The players said all the right things about responding to the challenge, but those are just words at this point. The Ravens haven't been able to back it up on the field and it's tough to see that changing any time soon.

Alexander Pyles, Ravens editor: The first-place Cincinnati Bengals were down, 21-7, to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday and rallied to win, 27-24 in overtime. The Ravens led the Cleveland Browns, 21-9, and stumbled to a 33-30 overtime loss and are alone in last place in the AFC North. That about says it. Every Ravens game has been close, but at 1-4, each week the same problems are preventing them from winning those games. It's not just bad luck.

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Jon Meoli, reporter: A miserable day on the injury front for the Ravens was compounded by the result, a soul-crushing, 33-30 loss in overtime to the Cleveland Browns. At 1-2 in the division and 1-4 overall, there's no more taking solace in close losses for this team. These losses are banked, and it doesn't get any easier from here. Long-term injuries to Justin Forsett and Elvis Dumervil might seal this team's fate, but it's already in a pretty tenuous spot as it is.

Childs Walker, reporter: When you lose to the Cleveland Browns at home, your season is officially shot. It feels increasingly as if the 2015 Ravens will be defined by injuries. A tattered secondary just allowed Josh McCown to throw for 457 yards. This will go down as one of the worst losses in John Harbaugh's tenure.

Ron Fritz, sports editor: The once-vaunted Ravens defense is a shell of itself. Giving up 457 yards passing, a Browns franchise record, to journeyman Josh McCown means it's time to plan for next season. He's not Otto Graham, he's not Brian Sipe, he's not Bernie Kosar. Heck, he's not even Milt Plum. Just a disastrous loss for the Ravens, who now have to head west for two games.

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