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Stats and Facts: Browns vs. Cardinals


TE Gary Barnidge recorded seven receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown. With six receiving touchdowns on the season, he is tied with Ozzie Newsome (twice) for the third-most receiving touchdowns by a Browns tight end in a season. Over the past six games, Barnidge is averaging 6.0 receptions, 85.3 yards and 1.0 touchdowns per game. On the season, Barnidge is leading the team with six receiving touchdowns and 40 receptions and is second with 567 receiving yards. All of those figures represent career highs.

                    Player                        Year         Total
1.     Ozzie Newsome         1979            9
2.     Jordan Cameron         2013            7
3.     Gary Barnidge          2015            6
        Ozzie Newsome         1983            6
        Ozzie Newsome         1981            6

     Opponent          Date          Rec.           Yards           TD
     Oakland            9/27             6                105              1
     at San Diego      10/4             6                 75               1
     at Baltimore       10/11           8                139              1   
     Denver              10/18           3                 39               2
     at St. Louis        10/25           6                101              0
     Arizona             11/1             7                 53               1
     SIX GAME TOTALS         36               512              6
     AVG. PER GAME             6.0              85.3            1.0

WR Brian Hartline recorded a career-high two receiving touchdowns on four receptions for 32 yards. He has 14 touchdowns in his career and he has caught at least one touchdown pass every season of his seven-year career.

QB Josh McCown completed 18 of 34 passes for 212 yards with three touchdowns. All three of his touchdown passes came in the first half as he became the first Browns quarterback to throw three touchdown passes in a half since Jason Campbell had three in the second half at New England on Dec. 8, 2013.  Over the past six games, McCown is averaging 308.0 passing yards per game with 11 touchdowns.

     Opponent          Date        Comp.    Att.    Yards     TD        INT
     Oakland            9/27            28        49       341        2            1
     at San Diego      10/4            32        41       356        2            0
     at Baltimore       10/11          36        51       457        2            0
     Denver              10/18          20        39       213        2            2
     at St. Louis        10/25          26        32       270        0            0
     Arizona             11/1            18        34       212        3            1
     SIX GAME TOTALS        160      246     1,849      11           4         

After missing the previous three games with an ankle injury, DB Tashaun Gipson registered his second interception of the season. Since 2013, his 13 interceptions are the most in the NFL.

                                   Player                        Team(s)        Games      INTs      INT-TDs
                           1.     Tashaun Gipson      Cleveland        32             13               2
                           2.     Richard Sherman       Seattle             39*            12               1
                                   Glover Quin               Detroit              40             12               1

*Seattle plays today at 4:25 p.m.

The Browns defense recorded a season-high four turnovers (three fumbles and one interception). DB K'Waun Williams recorded two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. LB Armonty Bryant forced a fumble and recovered a fumble that he returned 34 yards to setup a Browns touchdown. LB Karlos Dansby forced his first fumble of the season and 17th of his career. DB Johnson Bademosi registered his first career fumble recovery.

DL Desmond Bryant recorded his second sack of the season and 22nd of his career.

Rookie RB Duke Johnson Jr. caught two passes for 68 yards, including a career-long 52-yard catch.

K Travis Coons converted on two of three extra points. On the season, he is 14 of 14 on field goal attempts and 13 of 14 on PATs.

LT Joe Thomas extended his consecutive-snaps streak to 8,443, the longest active stretch in the league. Thomas has started all 136 games and hasn't missed an offensive play since being selected by the Browns with the third overall pick in the 2007 draft.

The following injuries occurred during today's game:

  • DB Joe Haden left the game with a concussion in the third quarter and did not return.
  • DB Donte Whitner left the game with a concussion in the third quarter and did not return.
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