The Browns improved to 23-32 all-time in primetime games, including a 15-16 mark at home. The team's Thursday night football record improved to 7-8 with a 4-2 record at home. Tonight's win was the Browns' first in primetime since a 24-3 victory at Cincinnati on Nov. 6, 2014 and first at home in primetime since a 37-24 win against Buffalo on Oct. 3, 2013.
The Browns 1-1-1 record is the team's best start to a season since 2011, when the team opened the season 2-1.
The Browns had three takeaways in today's game (two interceptions and one fumble recovery). With 11 takeaways on the season, it is the most by the team through the first three weeks of a season since 2001 when the team had 11.
Making his NFL debut, rookie QB Baker Mayfield entered the game in the second quarter down 14-0. He completed 17 of 23 passes for 201 yards. He also had a reception for a two-point conversion that tied the game in the third quarter.
RB Carlos Hyde led the Browns with 98 rushing yards and two touchdowns. His four rushing scores on the season are the most by a Brown through the first three games since Leroy Kelly in 1971. Hyde is the first Brown to have at least one rushing score in each of the first three games of a season since Peyton Hillis in 2010.
DL Myles Garrett recorded two sacks. He leading the team lead with four sacks this season. With 11 sacks in 14 career games, Garrett has tied for the fifth-most sacks by a Brown in their first two seasons.
BROWNS MOST SACKS IN FIRST TWO SEASONS
|1. Reggie Camp||DL||1983-84||32||18.5|
|2. Kamerion Wimbley||LB||2006-07||32||16.0|
|3. Jabaal Sheard||DL||2011-12||32||15.5|
|4. Michael Dean Perry||DL||1988-89||32||13.0|
|5t. Myles Garrett||DL||2017-18||14||11.0|
|5t. Marcus Benard||LB||2009-10||21||11.0|
WR Jarvis Landry recorded eight receptions for 103 yards and completed a two-point conversion pass. Landry has recorded at least two receptions in each of his past 66 games, the second-longest active streak in the NFL. He also extended his streak of least five receptions to 20 games, the second-longest in NFL history. Landry's last game without reaching five receptions was on Dec. 24, 2016. His 420 receptions are the third-most all-time by an NFL player through their first five seasons. Landry is leading the team in receptions (20) and receiving yards (278) this season. His 20 receptions are tied for the third-most by a Brown through the first three games of a season.
NFL ALL-TIME RECEIVING STREAKS: CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 5+ RECEPTIONS
|1. Antonio Brown||36||Sept. 8, 2013-Oct. 1, 2015|
|2. Jarvis Landry||20||Jan. 1, 2017-Pres.|
|3. Laveranues Coles||19||Sept. 29, 2002-Oct. 12, 2003|
|4t. Jimmy Smith||18||Sept. 9, 2001-Sept. 15, 2003|
|4t. Sterling Sharpe||18||Oct. 10, 1993-Oct. 9, 1994|
NFL RECEIVING LEADERS: CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 2+ REC., ACTIVE
|1. Antonio Brown||Pittsburgh||102*|
|2. Jarvis Landry||Cleveland||66|
|3. Larry Fitzgerald||Arizona||63*|
*The Cardinals play Sunday and the Steelers play Monday night.
NFL ALL-TIME RECEIVING: REC. IN FIRST FIVE YEARS
|1. Larry Fitzgerald||2004-08||76||426|
|2. Torry Holt||1999-03||80||423|
|3. Jarvis Landry||2014-18||67||420|
|4. A.J. Green||2011-15||76||415|
BROWNS MOST RECEPTIONS: FIRST THREE GAMES
|1t. Kevin Johnson||2002||21|
|1t. Andrew Hawkins||2014||21|
|3t. Jarvis Landry||2018||20|
|3t. Kevin Johnson||2003||20|
|3t. Jordan Cameron||2013||20|
LB Joe Schobert recorded seven tackles, two passes defensed and one interception. He is leading the team this season with 23 tackles.
DL Larry Ogunjobi recorded a career-high and team-high eight tackles sacks.
DB Denzel Ward recorded four tackles, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble. Along with his two interceptions in Week 1, Ward has been a part of three takeaways this season.
DB Terrance Mitchell recorded his sixth career interception. He also has two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery on the season.
Making his NFL debut, rookie K Greg Joseph connected on field goals of 27 and 45 yards.