The Browns avenged their Week 12 loss to the Baltimore Ravens with a 22-20 win against their divisional rivals last Sunday. But they have since been hit with a COVID-19 outbreak that has left them severely understrength for the game against the Raiders.
Las Vegas suffered a humiliating 48-9 defeat against the Kansas City Chiefs last week, which saw them drop under .500 for the season. The Raiders were underdogs coming into this game, but the Browns' COVID situation has handed them a golden opportunity to reignite their hopes of earning a playoff spot.
Check out the injury report and starting lineup for the Browns and Raiders:
Cleveland Browns vs. Las Vegas Raiders injury report
Cleveland Browns injury report
The Browns will be without starting quarterback Baker Mayfield and backup Case Keenum (COVID-19) against the Raiders. Wide receiver Jarvis Landry (COVID-19), tight end Austin Hooper (COVID-19) and running back Kareem Hunt (COVID-19) will also miss the game. To add to their woes, wide receiver Anthony Schwartz (concussion) and tight end Harrison Bryant (ankle) are questionable to suit against the Raiders.
The Browns' defense is also in poor shape, as defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (COVID-19), defensive tackle Malik McDowell (COVID-19), safeties John Johnson III and Ronnie Harrison Jr. (COVID-19), and cornerback Greg Newsome II (concussion) have also been ruled out for the game on Monday.
Las Vegas Raiders injury report
The Raiders have only four players on their injury report. Cornerback Trayvon Mullen Jr. is out with a toe injury.
Offensive tackle Denzel Perryman (ankle) and tight end Darren Waller (knee/back) have also been ruled out for the game against the Browns.
Linebacker Carl Nassib has been listed as questionable for the game against the Browns.
Cleveland Browns vs. Las Vegas Raiders starting lineup
QB - Nick Mullens | RB - Nick Chubb | WR - Rashad Higgins, Donovan Peoples-Jones, Anthony Schwartz | TE - David Njoku | OL - Alex Taylor, Joel Bitonio, JC Tretter, Wyatt Teller, Blake Hance
DL - Myles Garrett, Malik Jackson, Tommy Togiai, Porter Gustin | LB - Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, Anthony Walker, Sione Takitaki | CB - Denzel Ward, Greddy Williams | S - M.J. Stewart Jr., Richard LeCounte III | K - Chase McLaughlin | P - Dustin Colquitt
Las Vegas Raiders
QB - Derek Carr | RB - Josh Jacobs | WR - Zay Jones, Bryan Edwards, Hunter Renfrow | TE - Foster Moreau | OL - Kolton Miller, John Simpson, Andre James, Alex Leatherwood, Brandon Parker
DE - Yannick Ngakoue, Johnathan Hankins, Quinton Jefferson, Maxx Crosby | LB - K.J. Wright, Will Compton, Cory Littleton | CB - Nate Hobbs, Casey Hayward Jr. | S - Tre'von Moehrig, Johnathan Abram | K - Daniel Carlson | P - AJ Cole
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