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13 essential nuggets from the Browns win over the Titans

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Angela Tegnelia and Dan Murphy contributed to this report

THE COMEBACK KIDS

Trailing 28-3 late in the second quarter, the Browns rallied to score 26 unanswered points for a 29-28 win. The victory marked the largest come-from-behind win in Browns history. The 25-point comeback is the largest by a road team in NFL history.

ROAD WARRIORS

The victory also snapped the Browns seven-game losing streak on the road. The Browns last road win came at Minnesota on Sept. 22, 2013.

TATE HAS A CAREER DAY

After missing the past three games with a sprained knee, RBBen Tatecame back strong rushing for a career-high 123-yards on 22 attempts. The performance marks the sixth 100-yard rushing game in Tate's career. The Browns totaled 175 yards on the ground against the Titans and currently rank fifth in the league in rushing offense averaging 143.2 yards per game.

GABRIEL LEADS THE TEAM

Rookie WR Taylor Gabriel led the Browns in receiving with a career-high 95 yards on four receptions. Gabriel's performance marks the most receiving yards in a single game by a Browns undrafted free agent in his rookie season since Perry Kemp's 96-yard game in 1987. Gabriel's 95-yard game is also the fourth-highest single-game receiving performance of any rookie so far this season.

HOYER AT THE HELM

QB Brian Hoyercompleted 21 of 37 passes for 292 yards with three touchdowns, one interception and a 98.0 rating. His three touchdowns tied a career high (at Minnesota on Sept. 22, 2013) and his 292-yard performance is the most he's thrown for so far this season. He improved to 5-2 as a starter for the Browns and has three two-minute game-winning drives. On the final drive, Hoyer completed all three passes for 35 yards, including a 6-yard touchdown. In the fourth quarter, Hoyer threw his first interception of the season, snapping a streak of 189 consecutive attempts without an interception, the third-longest streak in Browns history. 

TWO FOR TRAVIS

WR Travis Benjamin tallied four catches for 48 yards and a career-high two touchdowns, including a game-winning 6-yard score with 1:09 remaining.

CLEVELAND'S DEFENSE GETS TO THE QUARTERBACK

The Browns recorded a season-high three sacks against the Titans. LB Jabaal Sheard recorded his second sack of the season. Sheard has led the teams in sacks the past three seasons. He has 23 in his career and moved into ninth place on the Browns all-time sacks list.

Rookie DBK'Waun Williamsand DL Armonty Bryant recorded their first sacks of the season.

BILLY BOOTS IT

K Billy Cundiff converted on two field goals (38,42). His 42-yard field goal is his longest of the season so far.

AGNEW MAKES FIRST CATCH

Rookie FB Ray Agnewrecorded his first catch of the season. The 12-yard catch from QB Brian Hoyer near the end of the first half gave the Browns a crucial first down that led to Cleveland's first TD of the night.

GET THE POINT

The Browns are averaging 16.8 points in the second half this season and allowing an average of just 7.5. Both figures are second best in NFL.

SPECIAL TEAMS STEPS UP

LB Tank Carder blocked a fourth quarter punt that resulted in a safety. It was the Browns' first blocked punt since Nov. 30, 2003 (at Seattle) and first safety since Nov. 22, 2009 (at Detroit).

SECOND-HALF SHUTOUT

The Browns defense held Tennessee scoreless in the second half. The last time a Cleveland defense accomplished this feat was on Dec. 9, 2012 vs. Kansas City.

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