Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens is getting crushed by fans for a questionable-at-best play call late in tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
The Browns, trailing the Rams 17-13 midway through the fourth quarter, went for it on a 4th and nine inside Los Angeles territory.
The play call: A draw.
Unsurprisingly, it did not work.
Freddie Kitchens just ran a draw on fourth and nine near midfield in a four point game. Bro
— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) September 23, 2019
Did the Browns just run a draw on 4th and 9?
— Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) September 23, 2019
— 92.3 The Fan (@923TheFan) September 23, 2019
Browns (+4) backers seeing them run a draw on 4th & 9 with OBJ and Landry on the outside pic.twitter.com/NPWLKZVtOJ
— The Action Network (@ActionNetworkHQ) September 23, 2019
The fans didn’t like it.
There were some boos after that 4th down call.
— Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) September 23, 2019
Perhaps Cleveland was trying to surprise Los Angeles’ defense. Alas, it did not come close to working.
The Browns are still trailing the Rams, 17-13, midway through the fourth quarter.
The game is on NBC.