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Redskins vs. Browns score update: Washington holds late 31-14 lead

The Redskins have overcome a slow start to take a three-score lead over the Browns in the fourth quarter.

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The Washington Redskins hold a 31-14 lead over the Cleveland Browns in the fourth quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium. The Redskins reclaimed the lead with two third-quarter touchdowns, and scored again early in the fourth quarter.

Less than two minutes into the second half, Alfred Morris found the end zone from three yards out to put the Redskins ahead, 17-14. Then, after forcing the Browns to go three-and-out, the Redskins extended the lead to two scores on Leonard Hankerson's second touchdown reception of the game.

London Fletcher picked off Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden late in the third quarter, which set up Evan Royster's 4-yard touchdown run less than four minutes into the fourth quarter, putting Washington up by 17.

Kirk Cousins has settled in nicely in relief of Robert Griffin III, completing 21-of-32 passes for 261 yards and two touchdowns. Morris has carried the ball 20 times for 65 yards and a touchdown, while Pierre Garcon leads the team in receiving, hauling in six passes for 65 yards.