The Browns defense allowed 20 rushing yards on 23 carries (0.9 avg.), which is tied for the second-fewest rushing yards allowed in a single-game in team history.
FEWEST RUSHING YARDS GAINED BY OPPONENT VS. THE BROWNS
1. at N.Y. Giants (11/28/1954)-4
2. Miami Dolphins (9/8/2013)-20
Chicago Bears (10/22/1967)-20
4. Pittsburgh Steelers (10/8/1966)-22
Cameron is the first Browns TE with a 100-yard receiving performance since Benjamin Watson totaled 100 yards at Miami on Dec. 5, 2010. Cameron also joins Ozzie Newsome (seven times) Kellen Winslow (five times) and Watson (once) as the only Browns tight ends with nine or more receptions in a single game.
The Browns recorded four sacks, all of which were recorded by unrestricted free agents signed by the team this offseason. DL
DL Desmond Bryant tied a career-high with two sacks, while extending his streak to five consecutive games with at least one sack dating back to last season when he was with the Raiders. Bryant also notched two sacks at Minnesota on Nov. 20, 2011.
The Browns became the first NFL team with eight undrafted rookies on their 53-man roster for the first game of a season since Baltimore had nine in 2002. The Browns are also the first NFL team with that many undrafted rookies for any regular-season game since Tampa Bay had nine on Jan. 2, 2011.
MOST RUSHING YARDS IN FIRST 16 CAREER GAMES WITH THE BROWNS
1. Jim Brown 1957-58 1,577
2. Kevin Mack 1985 1,104
3. Trent Richardson 2012-13 997
4. Marion Motley 1950-51 932
Eight players (DB
WR Tori Gurley made his NFL debut and caught one pass for 15 yards. Gurley has been waived by seven teams (Green Bay, Minnesota, Oakland, Tampa Bay, San Diego, Baltimore and Cleveland) since 2011. Also making his NFL debut, P Spencer Lanning booted five punts with a net of 43.6 yards and landed two inside the 20-yard line.
Through the “Hats Off to Our Heroes Honor Row” gameday tribute, the Browns recognized the first responders of the Cleveland Police Department who were on site for the rescue of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Michelle Knight and Berry’s daughter. Those four were in attendance as guests of the Browns.