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Cleveland Browns S John Johnson III questions play-calling during game vs. Packers

Taking to Twitter, Cleveland Browns safety John Johnson III questioned the team's play-calling vs. the Green Bay Packers.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Due to a hamstring injury, Cleveland Browns safety John Johnson III was inactive for his team's Week 16 matchup with the Green Bay Packers.

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That, however, didn't stop him from making some headlines.

Taking to Twitter during a Browns offensive drive that ended with quarterback Baker Mayfield throwing an interception at the Packers' 24-yard line, Johnson made it clear that he would have preferred for Cleveland to stick with the run.

"RUN THE DAMN BALL," Johnson tweeted, along with an emoji of a face rolling its eyes.

Johnson's tweet came at the end of a 10-play, 51-yard drive that saw Browns running back Nick Chubb pick up a 27-yard gain to give Cleveland the ball at the Packers' 26-yard line. After wide receiver Anthony Schwartz picked up an 11-yard gain, Mayfield was sacked for a nine-yard loss at Green Bay's 15-yard line, before throwing an incomplete pass intended for wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones.

On the ensuing play, Mayfield was then intercepted by Packers cornerback Chandon Sullivan on a pass that was intended for wide receiver Jarvis Landry.

While it isn't uncommon for inactive players to tweet during games, it is rare to see a player question or even criticize his team's play-calling. Johnson followed his post with one stating "Pass will come. Omg" and another celebrating tight end Harrison Bryant's touchdown catch.

Laying claim to a 7-7 record, Cleveland needs a win against the 11-3 Packers to keep pace in the AFC playoff picture. For all the latest from Lambeau Field on Saturday, follow our live blog.

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