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The 10 forgotten plays that helped the Browns beat Baltimore

Gary Barnidge's no-hands touchdown catch.

Isaiah Crowell's dive toward the pylon at the end of his first career receiving touchdown.

Travis Coons' game-winning field goal.

Those plays have been on loop ever since the Browns beat the Ravens, 33-30, in an overtime victory that opened up AFC North play with a bang.

So many others, though, had a major impact on simply allowing those highlight-reel moments to have relevance. Every play matters when a team faces double-digit deficits on multiple occasions like the Browns did Sunday.

Here were the 10 moments that put the Browns in position to exit M&T Bank Stadium with a big win.

1st quarter

7:17 - The Browns offense went three-and-out on their first possession and looked to be on their way to another as they faced third-and-2 at their own 28-yard line. The Ravens were already on top, 7-0, and the home crowd was cheering for the early knockout punch. Josh McCown momentarily silenced the crowd with a short pass to Duke Johnson Jr. that the rookie took for a 27-yard gain. The drive ended with Coons' first field goal of the game.

2nd quarter

10:47 - Trailing 14-3, the Browns were on their heels. It looked like it was about to be so much worse when McCown threw an interception off his back foot. But instead of Ravens ball at Cleveland's 48-yard line after Lardarius Webb's pick, it was a first down for the Browns at their own 49-yard line because of a roughing the passer penalty on Lawrence Guy. The Browns ultimately punted, but the Ravens started their next possession, which ended with a punt, at their own 14-yard line rather than inside Cleveland territory.

1:17 - On third-and-6, Joe Flacco completed a 5-yard pass to Nate Boyle to set up fourth-and-1 at Cleveland's 23. The Ravens were flagged for an illegal block above the waist, and Browns coach Mike Pettine faced an interesting decision. He opted to move the Ravens back to the 33 and replay the down. Flacco's pass fell incomplete, leaving Justin Tucker with a 51-yard field goal attempt. He missed.

:48 - The Browns last chance for points in the first half wasn't off to a great start. The first play went for 2 yards and the second went for nothing. On third-and-8, McCown connected with Andrew Hawkins on a 22-yard pass that put the Browns one first down away from a realistic field-goal attempt. Coons nailed the 37-yarder with 2 seconds remaining and the Browns went to halftime trailing, 14-9.

3rd quarter

1:22 - The Browns appeared destined for yet another field goal inside the red zone when McCown's third-down pass to Gary Barnidge fell incomplete. A penalty for illegal use of hands on Baltimore, though, gave Cleveland new life, and McCown made the most of it. He scored on a 10-yard scramble two plays later and the Browns drew within five, 21-16.

4th quarter

14:05 - How can a 56-yard pass be considered forgotten? Well, did you watch this crazy game? McCown's longest completion of the game came on a perfect pass to a wide-open Taylor Gabriel down the middle of the field. Barnidge's wild touchdown catch followed two plays later, and the Browns had their first lead of the game.

6:00 - The Ravens regained the lead, 27-22, on a 1-yard Justin Forsett touchdown run, and simple math dictated they needed to attempt a two-point conversion. The Ravens looked to Forsett again, this time with a pass down the left sideline. The play never had a chance, as Nate Orchard disrupted the route and Jamie Meder applied heavy pressure on Flacco, who essentially threw it away.

5:32 - There might not have been a more sinking feeling for the Browns than when Hawkins' 25-yard reception to open the ensuing possession was negated by an illegal formation penalty. Faced with a first-and-15 at their own 15, the Browns bounced back on the very next play, as McCown connected with Barnidge on a 22-yard pass.

3:15 - The Browns regained the lead on Crowell's 22-yard touchdown and needed a two-point conversion to prevent the Ravens from being able to win with a field goal. McCown had two wide receivers to his left and one to his right as he dropped back behind great protection from his offensive line. Hawkins, who was in the slot, darts right and curls left to find wide open space in the left corner of the end zone. He corralled the pass from McCown and made sure to get two feet in bounds to give Cleveland a three-point lead.

:35 - The Ravens appeared to have all the momentum after a Javorius Allen 6-yard run set them up with second-and-goal at the 4. The Ravens went back to the run and sent Allen to the left. Armonty Bryant and Karlos Dansby combined on a tackle for a 1-yard loss to set up the Ravens with a tricky third-and-goal. Flacco's pass went incomplete, and the Ravens settled for the game-tying field goal.

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