For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns found a way to win.

Baker Mayfield showed them how.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates a 1-yard touchdown by Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

The No. 1 overall pick replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor and sparked the Browns, who got two 1-yard touchdown runs from Carlos Hyde and beat the New York Jets 21-17 on Thursday night for their first win since Dec. 24, 2016.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates a 1-yard touchdown by running back Carlos Hyde during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

And so ends Cleveland’s 19-game winless streak, the NFL’s second-longest since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.

Cleveland Browns kicker Greg Joseph (17) is congratulated by teammates after making a 45-yard field goal during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

The Browns (1-1-1) trailed 14-0 in the first half before Mayfield came in for Taylor and led four scoring drives while winning an unexpected matchup against Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold. Cleveland passed on taking Darnold in the draft and instead chose Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma.

New York Jets tight end Eric Tomlinson (83) congratulates running back Isaiah Crowell (20) after Crowell ran for a two-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Mayfield finished 17 of 23 for 201 yards in a little more than a half after coming in after Taylor suffered a concussion.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett celebrates a sack during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Darnold had one last chance, but was intercepted by Terrence Mitchell with 11 seconds left.

Cleveland Browns defensive back Damarious Randall (23) tackles New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (81) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

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New York Jets running back Isaiah Crowell runs into the end zone for a 7-yard touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Source: The Associated Press

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