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By the Numbers: Browns can't capitalize on breakout rushing performance

DETROIT — Breaking down a 38-24 loss to the Lions by the numbers…

201 — The Browns ran all over Detroit, totaling a season-high 201 rushing yards on 33 carries. Behind running backs Isaiah Crowell, Duke Johnson Jr. and rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, Cleveland found holes in the league's sixth-best run defense and nearly rode it to victory Sunday afternoon.

289 — Kizer, who spoke of growth during the bye week, had what was perhaps his best game as an NFL quarterback. The rookie from Notre Dame combined for 289 yards and two touchdowns. He completed 21-of-37 attempts for 237 yards and a touchdown pass to Kenny Britt.

413 — The Browns outperformed the Lions in multiple statistical categories, outgaining Detroit 413-345. Cleveland also ran 77 offensive plays compared to the Lions' 49 snaps.

7.0 — When the Lions had the ball, however, they made it count. Detroit averaged 7 yards a play, 8 yards per pass and 5.5 yards every run.

4 — The Browns converted four 4th-down conversions. They were 6-of-11 heading into Sunday.

6 — Johnson led the team with six catches for 34 yards. He also ran the ball 10 times for 54 yards.

2 — Second-year defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah recorded two sacks, including one on the first play of the game. Ogbah, a second-round pick in 2016, and rookie Myles Garrett lead Cleveland with four sacks apiece.

90 — Crowell, who had arguably his best game of the season two weeks ago against Minnesota, led the Browns with 90 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries.

97 — The Browns struggled to contain Golden Tate, who led Detroit with six catches for 97 yards and a backbreaking 40-yard touchdown with under five minutes left in the fourth quarter.

21 — After trailing 24-17 late in the third quarter, the Lions scored 21 unanswered points to end the game.

The Browns play the Detroit Lions in Week 10.

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