The Browns rushed for a season-high 230 yards, the most by the team since totaling 230 against New England on Nov. 7, 2010. RBs Isaiah Crowell (145) and Duke Johnson Jr. (78) each set career high marks in rushing yards.
Cleveland registered nine sacks, the most by any NFL team in a game this season. The nine sacks also tied for the second-most in a game in Browns history.
BROWNS MOST SACKS IN A GAME
Opponent Date Total
1. at Atlanta 11/18/84 11
2. San Francisco 12/13/15 9
New Orleans 12/5/93 9
Philadelphia 10/16/88 9
*Sacks became in official stat in 1982.
RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for a career-high 145 yards and tied a career-high with two rushing touchdowns. He recorded a career-long 54-yard run, which marked the longest rush by the Browns since P Reggie Hodges had a 68-yard run at New Orleans (10/24). It was the most rushing yards by a Brown since RB Peyton Hillis rushed for 184 against New England on Nov. 7, 2010, and the Browns first 100-yard rushing game since RB Ben Tate totaled 124 yards at Tennessee on Oct. 5, 2015.
TE Gary Barnidge recorded five receptions for 84 yards with a touchdown. He has a team-high eight touchdown catches this season, the second-most by a Browns tight end in a season, trailing only Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome's nine in 1979. On the season, Barnidge is leading the team with 65 receptions, 901 receiving yards and eight receiving touchdowns.
MOST TD RECEPTIONS BY A BROWNS TIGHT END - SEASON
Player Year Total
1. Ozzie Newsome 1979 9
2. Gary Barnidge 2015 8
3. Jordan Cameron 2013 7
WR Brian Hartline recorded eight receptions for 107 yards. This marked his sixth career 100-yard game and first since totaling 127 at the New York Jets on Dec. 1, 2013, as a member of the Miami Dolphins. Over the last four games, he is averaging 7.5 receptions and 82.3 yards per game.
QB Johnny Manziel completed 21 of 31 passes for 270 yards with one touchdown, one interception and a 92.1 rating. He improved to 2-2 as a starter this season.
RB Duke Johnson Jr. rushed for a career-high 78 yards. He added one reception to increase his season total to 49, the seventh-most by a Browns rookie.
BROWNS ROOKIE RECEPTION LEADERS
Player Pos. Year Total
1. Kevin Johnson WR 1999 66
2. Greg Little WR 2011 61
3. Eric Metcalf RB 1989 54
4. Paul Warfield WR 1964 52
5. Trent Richardson RB 2012 51
6. Josh Gordon WR 2012 50
* 7. Duke Johnson Jr. RB 2015 49*
LB Armonty Bryant registered a career-high seven tackles and recorded two sacks. He is leading the team with 5.5 sacks this season.
Rookie Nate Orchard recorded his first two career sacks.
DL Desmond Bryant recorded 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble. He has 4.5 sacks this season and 24.5 in his career.
LB Christian Kirksey registered his third sack of the season.
Rookie DL Xavier Cooper was credited for half of a sack. He has 1.5 this season.
LT Joe Thomas extended his consecutive-snaps streak to 8,763, the longest active stretch in the league. Thomas has started all 141 games and hasn't missed an offensive play since being selected by the Browns with the third overall pick in the 2007 draft.
DB Donte Whitner recorded a sack to increase his season total to 2.5 He has 17.5 in his career.
DB Jordan Poyer recorded his first career sack.
K Travis Coons converted on a field goal from 26 yards. On the season, he is 20 of 23 on field goal attempts and 20 of 22 on PATs.
The following players left today's game with injury and did not return:
- RB Glenn Winston – concussion.
- WR Brian Hartline – collarbone.