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Nick McDonald is filling in for the Browns at center now, and he felt the wrath of Gerald McCoy on Sunday

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The Cleveland Browns haven't been the same following the loss of All-Pro center Alex Mack. Since losing Mack in Week 6, the team has scored just an average of 17 points per game while rushing for just 52.7 rushing yards per contest.

They simply can't get any consistent interior blocking, and buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy made sure to take advantage of this weakness.

Nick McDonald is filling in at center now, and he felt the wrath of McCoy on Sunday, highlighted by this play in which he was obliterated as McCoy power through him for the sack of Brian Hoyer.

This is exactly what the Bengals hope they can get out of Geno Atkins on Thursday night. When he was healthy and at his best, he was just as good as McCoy, who's now regarded as the game's best defensive tackle.

Hopefully, we'll see Geno continue his ascension back into that title while helping Cincinnati get a crucial win over Cleveland.