Horton's unit has been stretched thin by injuries,Nike React Clearance, forcing him to make lineup changes and use some inexperienced players. However, Horton said the bottom line is that the Browns must protect leads and not let them melt away in the closing quarter.
"I don't want to use any kind of excuse or crutch to say we're young or this and that," he said. "It's not acceptable at this point in the season. You have to do your job and you have to be accountable or at some point you move on and we have failed the last three weeks. We talk about being the backbone of the team. Well, you can't do that. You don't do that."