By the numbers: Browns struggle to slow down Tom Brady's 2016 debut



](, Ohio — The Browns entered Sunday knowing it would take a comprehensive effort to beat the Patriots. Instead, New England raced out to a big lead and never looked back, taking down Cleveland 33-13.

We're breaking it down by the numbers.

406 — In his 2016 debut, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passed for 406 yards and three touchdowns on 28-of-40 attempts. New England finished with 501 total yards. "I'm not surprised by anything he does," Browns coach Hue Jackson said postgame when asked about Brady, who returned from a four-game suspension,

27 — Cleveland's top-ranked running game struggled to get going Sunday, finishing with just 27 yards on 22 carries. It was the lowest output of the season for a Browns attack that was averaging almost 150 yards a game.

76 — Pro Bowl tight end Gary Barnidge led the Browns with 76 yards receiving on five catches.

7 — Seven Browns caught at least one pass Sunday. Barnidge, Andrew Hawkins and Terrelle Pryor finished with at least five catches apiece.

182 — After rookie quarterback Cody Kessler left with a ribs/chest injury, veteran backup Charlie Whitehurst passed for 182 yards, a touchdown and an interception on 14-of-24 attempts. Whitehurst briefly left with a knee injury late in the fourth quarter, but Jackson said he thinks the 11th-year player will be fine.

77 — The Patriots ran 77 plays as opposed to the Browns' 59 snaps. New England also led in time of possession, holding onto the ball for 31:41.

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