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Browns seemed to recover fumble, so why did refs give it to Washington?

The rule of thumb is that a lot of craziness happens in the bottom of a pile after an NFL fumble, but whoever comes out of the pile with the ball wins possession. That’s why the Cleveland Browns were confused on Sunday. Browns running back Duke Johnson had the ball raised over his head, and didn’t even have to fight with the Washington Redskins to get it. But the officials gave possession to the Redskins anyway.
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