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Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns are leading the Denver Broncos, 20-10, at intermission of Thursday night's contest.
Here are some first half impressions:
The Brady Quinn era in Cleveland is off to a good start. Quinn is showing good signs in his first NFL start with several good throws to tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. and receiver Donte' Stallworth. Quinn also had a couple of wild throws early, but he settled down in the second quarter. Through one half, Quinn is 11-for-15 with 102 yards and two touchdowns.
Denver's defense is as porous as advertised. The Browns are having their way at the line of scrimmage and the Broncos are getting no pass rush when needed. It's also put a lot of pressure on Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler to throw often and he's been shaky in the first half.
It looks like it's going to be a big night for Winslow. Denver's linebackers and safeties are having a tough time containing the Pro Bowl tight end. Winslow already has six catches for 50 yards and two touchdowns.
As far as injuries from the Broncos' sideline, starting linebacker Nate Webster suffered a sprained left knee in the first quarter and his return is listed as doubtful. Starting tailback Ryan Torain has a left knee sprain and his return is questionable. Backup tailback Selvin Young injured his groin and also is questionable.
Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns are leading the Denver Broncos, 20-10, at intermission of Thursday night's contest.