Halftime: Ravens grinding it out

The Ravens relied heavily on their running game to take a 10-0 halftime lead in rainy Cleveland in a game that isn't as close as the score indicates.

Baltimore, which ranked 27th in running the ball this season, gained 158 yards rushing in the first half. The Ravens average 98.9 yards rushing per game.

Ray Rice has 107 yards on 17 first-half carries against a Browns defense that entered the game having already given up 100 yards rushing to seven running backs. Their play selection in the first half was 27 runs and 14 passes.

This margin could be worse for the Browns, who have 93 total yards in the first half. There were two missed field goals by Billy Cundiff, who now has eight misses on the season.

Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy was 6-for-13 for 47 yards in the first half. He was picked off by rookie Jimmy Smith, whose return led to a field goal late in the second quarter.