The Browns improved to 2-0 in primetime games this season. The club is 24-32 all-time in primetime games, including a 2-0 mark on Saturday nights.
The Browns secured their first win against the Broncos since a 30-29 victory in Denver on Oct. 8, 1990.
Rookie QB Baker Mayfield threw for two touchdown passes. He has thrown at least one touchdown pass in each of his 11 starts, trailing only St. Louis’ Kurt Warner (23 from 1999-00) and Minnesota’s Brad Johnson (15 from 1996-97) for the most consecutive starts with a touchdown pass to begin an NFL career. Mayfield is also the first Browns QB since Bernie Kosar (12 in 1987) to throw for at least one touchdown in 11 consecutive starts.
MOST CONSECUTIVE STARTS WITH A TOUCHDOWN PASS TO BEGIN AN NFL CAREER
|1. Kurt Warner||St. L.||1999-00||23|
|2. Brad Johnson||Min.||1996-97||15|
|3. Baker Mayfield||Cle.||2018||11|
With just 11 starts, Mayfield’s 21 passing touchdowns are tied for the seventh-most by an NFL rookie in a season.
MOST TD PASSES BY AN NFL ROOKIE IN A SEASON
|1t. Peyton Manning||Ind.||1998||26|
|1t. Russell Wilson||Sea.||2012||26|
|3t. Andrew Luck||Ind.||2012||23|
|3t. Dak Prescott||Dal.||2016||23|
|5t. Jim Kelly||Buf.||1986||22|
|5t. Jameis Winston||T.B.||2015||22|
|7t. Baker Mayfield||Cle.||2018||21|
|7t. Derek Carr||Oak.||2014||21|
|7t. Cam Newton||Car.||2011||21|
|10t. Andy Dalton||Cin.||2011||20|
|10t. Robert Griffin III||Was.||2012||20|
|10t. Dan Marino||Mia.||1983||20|
Mayfield’s 21 passing touchdowns are the most by a Browns rookie. His 3,065 passing yards are 12th all-time in Browns history and the second-most by a Browns rookie.
MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS BY A BROWNS ROOKIE IN A SEASON
|1. Baker Mayfield||2018||12||11||21|
|2. Tim Couch||1999||15||14||15|
|3. Brandon Weeden||2012||15||15||14|
MOST PASSING YARDS BY A BROWNS ROOKIE IN A SEASON
|1. Brandon Weeden||2012||15||15||3,385|
|2. Baker Mayfield||2018||12||11||3,065|
|3. DeShone Kizer||2017||15||15||2,894|
MOST PASSING YARDS BY A BROWN IN A SEASON
|1. Brian Sipe||1980||16||4,132|
|2. Brian Sipe||1981||16||3,876|
|3. Bernie Kosar||1986||16||3,854|
|4. Brian Sipe||1979||16||3,793|
|5. Derek Anderson||2007||15||3,787|
|6. Brian Sipe||1983||14||3,566|
|7. Bernie Kosar||1989||16||3,533|
|8. Bernie Kosar||1991||16||3,487|
|9. Paul McDonald||1984||16||3,472|
|10. Brandon Weeden||2012||15||3,385|
|11. Brian Hoyer||2014||13||3,326|
|12. Baker Mayfield||2018||11||3,065|
|13. Tim Couch||2001||16||3,040|
DB Jabrill Peppers recorded his first interception of the season and first sack of his career. The sack came on a fourth-and-10 with 43 seconds remaining to seal the victory. He has two interceptions in his career.
Rookie WR Antonio Callaway tied a career high with five receptions for 35 yards and a touchdown. He is leading the team this season with four receiving scores.
Rookie RB Nick Chubb hit the 100-yard rushing mark (100 yards on 20 carries) for the third time this season. His 860 rushing yards on the year ranks fourth among Browns rookies.
MOST RUSHING YARDS BY A BROWNS ROOKIE IN A SEASON
|1. Trent Richardson||2012||15||950|
|2. Jim Brown||1957||12||942|
|3. William Green||2002||16||887|
|4. Nick Chubb||2018||14||860|
|5. Preston Carpenter||1956||12||756|
WR Jarvis Landry recorded three receptions for 37 yards. He has recorded at least two receptions in each of his past 77 games, the second-longest active streak in the NFL. His 472 receptions are the most all-time by an NFL player through their first five seasons. Landry is leading the team in receptions (72) and receiving yards (827) this season. His 72 receptions are tied for the sixth-most by a Brown through the first 15 weeks and the fifth-most by any Browns WR in a season.
NFL RECEIVING LEADERS: CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 2+ RECEPTIONS, ACTIVE
|1. Antonio Brown||Pittsburgh||113*|
|2. Jarvis Landry||Cleveland||77|
|3. Larry Fitzgerald||Arizona||74*|
*Pittsburgh and Arizona play Sunday.
NFL ALL-TIME RECEIVING: RECEPTIONS IN FIRST FIVE YEARS
|1. Jarvis Landry||2014-18||78||472|
|2. Larry Fitzgerald||2004-08||76||426|
|3. Torry Holt||1999-03||80||423|
BROWNS MOST RECEPTIONS: FIRST 15 WEEKS
|1. Ozzie Newsome||TE||1984||87|
|2. Ozzie Newsome||TE||1983||85|
|3. Kellen Winslow||TE||2006||76|
|4. Jordan Cameron||TE||2013||75|
|5. Josh Gordon||WR||2013||74|
|6t. Jarvis Landry||WR||2018||72|
|6t. Kevin Johnson||WR||2001||72|
|8. Kellen Winslow||TE||2007||71|
MOST RECEPTIONS BY A BROWNS WR, SEASON
|1. Josh Gordon||14||2013||87|
|2. Kevin Johnson||16||2001||84|
|3. Braylon Edwards||16||2007||80|
|4. Terrelle Pryor Sr.||16||2016||77|
|5. Jarvis Landry||14||2018||72|
WR Breshad Perriman recorded a 31-yard touchdown. It was his first touchdown since Dec. 4, 2016 as a member of the Baltimore Ravens.
The Browns had two interception to increase their total to 30 takeaways on the season. The Browns entered the week second in the NFL in takeaways after finishing last in 2017 with 13. The Browns have a turnover ratio of +9 after finishing 2017 at -28.
The Browns have 17 interceptions this season after recording seven in all of 2017. Eleven different players have recorded an interception for the Browns this year.
LB Jamie Collins Sr. recorded his third sack of the season. He has 16.5 sacks in his career.
DB T.J. Carrie recorded his first interception of the season and fourth of his career.
P Britton Colquitt landed two punt inside the 20-yard line. His 32 punts inside the 20 this season are tied for the most in franchise history.
BROWNS MOST PUNTS INSIDE THE 20, SEASON
|1t. Britton Colquitt||2018||32|
|1t. Brad Maynard||2011||32|
|1t. Bryan Wagner||1989||32|
Rookie K Greg Joseph connected on a 40-yard field goal. He is 14 of 16 on field goal attempts this season. His 14 field goals are tied for the second most by a Browns rookie in a season.
BROWNS MOST FIELD GOALS BY A ROOKIE
|1. Zane Gonzalez||2017||15|
|2t. Greg Joseph||2018||14|
|2t. Jerry Kauric||1990||14|