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December 27, 2009
Raiders-Browns: 4th quarter, Browns 23, Raiders 9

Raiders driving, at the Browns' 24-yard line, 3rd and 9, but Frye picked off at the 14 by Brandon McDonald, who returns it to the Raiders' 47.


Browns take advantage...Dawson's 34-yard field goal makes it 23-9, Browns, with 8:31 to play...


And on ensuing kickoff, Tony Stewart is ejected for his troubles, making contact with an official...Raiders need to get this game over, get on their charter and get outta Cleveland before they get snowed in.


Now Zach Miller flagged for "taunting." Raiders have been flagged for 13 penalties for 126 yards...implosion, anyone?


Pass intereference gets Raiders to the 2-yard line, 4:40 to play


HORRIBLE play-calling by Cable. Three straight passes and Frye picked off by Eric Wright on fade to corner to Murphy. Raiders challenge that Wright only had one foot in the end zone.


Raiders win challenge, 4th and goal at 2...incomplete pass to Murphy, PI on SChilens, declined...4:22 to play


This will be the 4th time in franchise history the Raiders have not won consecutive games in a season - 1961, 1962, 2003, 2009...


Ballgame, Browns 23, Raiders 9

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Matt Kawahara was born in Sacramento and attended McClatchy High School and UC Berkeley, where he wrote for the independent student paper The Daily Californian. He graduated from Cal in 2010 and started at The Sacramento Bee as a summer intern. He joined The Bee's sports staff in fall 2011.

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