TE Gary Barnidge recorded three receptions for 29 yards with a touchdown. Barnidge tied Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome (1979) for the most touchdown receptions by a Browns tight end in a season with nine. Barnidge is leading the team this year with 68 receptions, 930 receiving yards and nine receiving touchdowns.
MOST TD RECEPTIONS BY A BROWNS TIGHT END - SEASON
Player Year Total
1. Gary Barnidge 2015 9
Ozzie Newsome 1979 9
3. Jordan Cameron 2013 7
RB Duke Johnson Jr. led the team with five receptions for 39 yards. He also rushed for 46 yards, including a career-long 39-yard run. On the season, he has 54 receptions, tied for the third-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. Duke Johnson Jr. RB 2015 54
Eric Metcalf RB 1989 54
5. Paul Warfield WR 1964 52
DL Desmond Bryant recorded 1.5 sacks and is leading the team with 6.0 on the season. He has 3.0 sacks in the past two games.
The Browns took the opening drive 80 yards on 15 plays resulting in a 7-yard touchdown pass to TE Gary Barnidge. On that drive, QB Johnny Manziel completed 6 of 8 passes for 60 yards with a score.
Rookie RB Raheem Mostert made his Browns debut and returned five kickoffs for 159 yards for a 31.8 average. He registered a 53-yard kickoff return, the longest by a Brown since RB Fozzy Whitaker had a 56-yard kickoff return at Green Bay on Oct. 20, 2013.
LT Joe Thomas extended his consecutive-snaps streak to 8,815, the longest active stretch in the league. Thomas has started all 142 games and hasn't missed an offensive play since being selected by the Browns with the third overall pick in the 2007 draft.
LB Christian Kirksey recorded half a sack to increase his season total to 3.5
K Travis Coons converted on field goals from 34 and 37 yards. On the season, he is 22 of 25 on field goal attempts and 21 of 23 on PATs.
OL John Greco (knee) was the only Browns players to leave the game with injury and not return.