The Raiders moved the ball well on their first possession, but were forced to kick a field goal as their drive stalled. However, holder Matt Schaub fumbled the snap and then threw an interception to Tashaun Gipson as he attempted to get rid of the ball.
Cleveland used the good field position from the pick to open the scoring as Billy Cundiff fired a 52-yard field goal through the posts with deadly accuracy.
The Browns continued to shade the scoring as the Raiders failed to muster anything on offense, and Cundiff kicked another three-pointer when he dispatched his effort from 33 yards.
Quarterback Brian Hoyer put the Browns in scoring position once again with a series of good throws, but his side failed to find the endzone, forcing Cundiff into action again with a 26-yard field goal.
Carr had time just before the break to get Janikowski in range again and the kicker delivered with another strike through the posts from 38 yards.