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Published: Sept. 12, 2019 at 09:23 p.m.
Updated: Sept. 12, 2019 at 11:05 p.m.

Through the years: Browns vs. Jets

A throwback to the first-ever game to air on Monday Night Football, which saw the Browns defeat the Jets, 31-21, on Sept. 21, 1970. Take a look at some of the best moments throughout the years between the Browns and the Jets!

27 Photos Total

  • Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde (34) jumps over defenders during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. 27

    Ron Schwane/Associated Press

    Carlos Hyde - 2018

    Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde (34) jumps over defenders during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland.

  • Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson (29) rushes against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Cleveland. 26

    Ron Schwane - 2017

    Duke Johnson - 2017

    Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson (29) rushes against the New York Jets during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Cleveland.

  • In this Oct. 8, 2017 photo, Cleveland Browns defensive back Jason McCourty (30) celebrates an interception with cornerback Jamar Taylor (21) during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Cleveland. 25

    Ron Schwane/Associated Press

    Jason McCourty, Jamar Taylor - 2017

    In this Oct. 8, 2017 photo, Cleveland Browns defensive back Jason McCourty (30) celebrates an interception with cornerback Jamar Taylor (21) during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Cleveland.

  • New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown (15) reacts with fans after an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Cleveland. The Jets won, 17-14. 24

    David Richard/Associated Press

    Josh McCown - 2017

    New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown (15) reacts with fans after an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Cleveland. The Jets won, 17-14.

  • In this Oct. 30, 2016 photo, New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (81) breaks away from Cleveland Browns strong safety Ibraheim Campbell, left, on a touchdown run in the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. 23

    Ron Schwane/Associated Press

    Quincy Enunwa, Ibraheim Campbell - 2016

    In this Oct. 30, 2016 photo, New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (81) breaks away from Cleveland Browns strong safety Ibraheim Campbell, left, on a touchdown run in the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland.

  • New York Jets strong safety Calvin Pryor (25) breaks up a pass intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Rob Housler (84) , Sunday, Sept.13, 2015, in Secaucus, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Browns, 31-10. 22

    Al Tielemans/Associated Press

    Calvin Pryor, Rob Housler - 2015

    New York Jets strong safety Calvin Pryor (25) breaks up a pass intended for Cleveland Browns tight end Rob Housler (84) , Sunday, Sept.13, 2015, in Secaucus, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Browns, 31-10.

  • New York Jets running back Chris Ivory (33) runs against the  Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, Secaucus, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Browns, 31-10. 21

    Al Tielemans/Associated Press

    Chris Ivory - 2015

    New York Jets running back Chris Ivory (33) runs against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, Secaucus, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Browns, 31-10.

  • New York Jets defenders Dawan Landry (26) and Dee Milliner (27) break up a pass intended for Cleveland receiver Josh Gordon (12) in action at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Dec. 22, 2013. 20

    Damian Strohmeyer/Associated Press

    Dawan Landry, Dee Milliner, Josh Gordon - 2013

    New York Jets defenders Dawan Landry (26) and Dee Milliner (27) break up a pass intended for Cleveland receiver Josh Gordon (12) in action at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Dec. 22, 2013.

  • New York Jets coach Rex Ryan in action against the Cleveland Browns at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey Dec. 22, 2013. 19

    Damian Strohmeyer/Associated Press

    Rex Ryan - 2013

    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan in action against the Cleveland Browns at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey Dec. 22, 2013.

  • New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes runs the ball against the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, in Cleveland. 18

    David Richard/Associated Press

    Santonio Holmes - 2010

    New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes runs the ball against the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, in Cleveland.

  • Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy throws under pressure from New York Jets defensive end Mike Devito (70) in the first quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, in Cleveland. 17

    Tony Dejak/Associated Press

    Colt McCoy, Mike Devito - 2010

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy throws under pressure from New York Jets defensive end Mike Devito (70) in the first quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, in Cleveland.

  • Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy (12) is sacked by New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace (97) for a loss of one yard in the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, in Cleveland. The Jets won 26-20. 16

    Tony Dejak/Associated Press

    Colt McCoy, Calvin Pace - 2010

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy (12) is sacked by New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace (97) for a loss of one yard in the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, in Cleveland. The Jets won 26-20.

  • New York Jets cornerback Andre Dyson, left, almost intercepts a pass intended for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, in Cleveland. 15

    Mark Duncan/Associated Press

    Andre Dyson, Braylon Edwards - 2006

    New York Jets cornerback Andre Dyson, left, almost intercepts a pass intended for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, in Cleveland.

  • New York Jets' running back Kevan Barlow (32) is tackled in the first quarter by the Cleveland Browns defense in an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, in Cleveland. 14

    Ron Schwane/Associated Press

    Kevan Barlow - 2006

    New York Jets' running back Kevan Barlow (32) is tackled in the first quarter by the Cleveland Browns defense in an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006, in Cleveland.

  • New York Jets wide receiver Justin McCareins stretches for a first down in the grasp of Cleveland Browns defender Anthony Henry on an 11-yard reception in the fourth quarter Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in Cleveland. Two plays later McCareins caught another 11-yard pass for a touchdown to beat the Browns, 10-7. 13

    Mark Duncan/Associated Press

    Justin McCareins, Anthony Henry - 2004

    New York Jets wide receiver Justin McCareins stretches for a first down in the grasp of Cleveland Browns defender Anthony Henry on an 11-yard reception in the fourth quarter Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in Cleveland. Two plays later McCareins caught another 11-yard pass for a touchdown to beat the Browns, 10-7.

  • New York Jets wide receiver Justin McCareins stretches the ball across the goal line in front of Cleveland Browns defensive back Chris Crocker (25) to score on an 11-yard pass reception in the fourth quarter Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in Cleveland. The score gave the Jets a 10-7 win over the slumping Browns. 12

    Mark Duncan/Associated Press

    Justin McCareins, Chris Crocker - 2004

    New York Jets wide receiver Justin McCareins stretches the ball across the goal line in front of Cleveland Browns defensive back Chris Crocker (25) to score on an 11-yard pass reception in the fourth quarter Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in Cleveland. The score gave the Jets a 10-7 win over the slumping Browns.

  • New York Jets wide receiver Santana Moss (83) runs upfield with the ball during an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns Oct. 27, 2002, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets , 24-21. 11

    Evan Pinkus/Associated Press

    Santana Moss - 2002

    New York Jets wide receiver Santana Moss (83) runs upfield with the ball during an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns Oct. 27, 2002, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets , 24-21.

  • New York Jets wide receiver Laveranues Coles (87) celebrates as teammate and fellow wide receiver Wayne Chrebet (80) scores as Cleveland Browns defensive back Lewis Sanders makes the tackle during the second quarter Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. 10

    Kathy Willens

    Wayne Chrebet - 2002

    New York Jets wide receiver Laveranues Coles (87) celebrates as teammate and fellow wide receiver Wayne Chrebet (80) scores as Cleveland Browns defensive back Lewis Sanders makes the tackle during the second quarter Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

  • Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Foge Fazio embraces Browns quarterback Tim Couch as the pair leave the field after the Browns' 24-21 come-from-behind victory over the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. 9

    Kathy Willens/Associated Press

    Foge Fazio, Tim Couch - 2002

    Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator Foge Fazio embraces Browns quarterback Tim Couch as the pair leave the field after the Browns' 24-21 come-from-behind victory over the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

  • New York Jets quarterback Chad Pennington (10) throws a pass during an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns Oct. 27, 2002, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets,  24-21. 8

    Evan Pinkus/Associated Press

    Chad Pennington - 2002

    New York Jets quarterback Chad Pennington (10) throws a pass during an NFL game against the Cleveland Browns Oct. 27, 2002, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Cleveland Browns defeated the New York Jets, 24-21.

  • Cleveland Browns tight end Ozzie Newsome (82), inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999, makes a 34-yard reception during the AFC Divisional Playoff, a 23-30 overtime victory over the New York Jets on Jan. 3, 1987, at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland. 7

    Al Messerschmidt/Associated Press

    Ozzie Newsome - 1999

    Cleveland Browns tight end Ozzie Newsome (82), inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1999, makes a 34-yard reception during the AFC Divisional Playoff, a 23-30 overtime victory over the New York Jets on Jan. 3, 1987, at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland.

  • Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar (19) in action against the New York Jets, Nov. 7, 1991. 6

    Associated Press

    Bernie Kosar - 1991

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar (19) in action against the New York Jets, Nov. 7, 1991.

  • Cleveland Browns tight end Ozzie Newsome (82) catches a five-yard touchdown pass over New York Jets defender George Radachowsky (25) in the 38-24 Browns victory in Cleveland on Sunday, Sept. 17, 1989. 5

    Mark Duncan/Associated Press

    Ozzie Newsome, George Radachowsky - 1989

    Cleveland Browns tight end Ozzie Newsome (82) catches a five-yard touchdown pass over New York Jets defender George Radachowsky (25) in the 38-24 Browns victory in Cleveland on Sunday, Sept. 17, 1989.

  • New York Jets defensive end Marty Lyons (93), bloodied but still fighting, on the sidelines during the AFC Divisional Playoff, a 30-23 overtime loss to the Cleveland Browns on Jan. 3, 1987, at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland. 4

    Al Messerschmidt/Associated Press

    Marty Lyons - 1987

    New York Jets defensive end Marty Lyons (93), bloodied but still fighting, on the sidelines during the AFC Divisional Playoff, a 30-23 overtime loss to the Cleveland Browns on Jan. 3, 1987, at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland.

  • New York Jets defensive lineman Mark Gastineau, left, hits Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar and forces a second quarter fumble at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Dec. 23, 1985. The Jets won, 37-10. 3

    Bill Kostroun/Associated Press

    Mark Gastineau, Bernie Kosar - 1985

    New York Jets defensive lineman Mark Gastineau, left, hits Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar and forces a second quarter fumble at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Dec. 23, 1985. The Jets won, 37-10.

  • Cleveland Browns defensive ends Jack Gregory (81) and Ron Snidow (88) blast through the New York Jets protection and nab quarterback Joe Namath in second quarter of their game in Cleveland on Sept 21, 1970. 2

    Julian C. Wilson/Associated Press

    Jack Gregory, Ron Snidow, Joe Namath - 1970

    Cleveland Browns defensive ends Jack Gregory (81) and Ron Snidow (88) blast through the New York Jets protection and nab quarterback Joe Namath in second quarter of their game in Cleveland on Sept 21, 1970.

  • An ABC-TV cameraman shoots the action during the first Monday Night Football telecast during the Cleveland Browns versus New York Jets NFL game on Sept. 21,1970, in Cleveland. The Browns defeated the Jets, 31-21. 1

    Tony Tomsic/Associated Press

    Monday Night Football telecast - 1970

    An ABC-TV cameraman shoots the action during the first Monday Night Football telecast during the Cleveland Browns versus New York Jets NFL game on Sept. 21,1970, in Cleveland. The Browns defeated the Jets, 31-21.