In their first playoff game since the year 2020, Cleveland struggled with both their offence and their defence.

 The Browns' defensive unit made two crucial interceptions, limiting Cleveland's chances of winning.

At the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Texans were able to secure a victory with a score of 45-14.

The Browns' defense allowed three touchdowns in the first half, allowing Houston to gain a 24-14 lead.

A running back for the Browns named Kareem Hunt was responsible for two touchdowns that were scored by the team in the first half.

Owusu-Koramoah made seven tackles in the first half, resulting in eight tackles, four of which were losses for the opposing team

Eleven of the sixteen passes that C.J. Stroud attempted were successful, resulting in a total of 236 yards and three touchdown gains.

For the 2023 season, the Browns finished with a record of 11-6, which was good enough to earn them a spot in the playoffs.