CLEVELAND — Like pushing on an open door, the Giants handled the winless Cleveland Browns on Sunday afternoon, with wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. overcoming a thumb injury early on to catch six passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-13 victory.
It was the sixth straight win for the Giants (8-3). If the season had ended Sunday afternoon, they would have earned the first wild-card spot in the N.F.C. They travel to face the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) next Sunday.
The Browns continued their run into the wrong history books, dropping to 0-12, with a league-worst point differential of minus-155. If they lose their final four games, they will become the second 0-16 team in N.F.L. history, joining the 2008 Detroit Lions. They have a bye next weekend.
“We’ve got to find a way to put together a win,” said Hue Jackson, the Browns’…