By: Angela Tegnelia
THIS IS HOW WE RUN
The Browns have a league-leading eight rushing touchdowns after totaling five all of last season. The eight scores are the teams most through the first five games of the season since 1971 when the team had nine. The Browns three rushing touchdowns against the Steelers is the most the team has scored in a game since tallying three on Nov. 28, 2010, against Carolina.
PUTTING UP POINTS
The Browns have scored at least 21 points in every game this season, an accomplishment only two other NFL teams have posted so far this season.
TE Jordan Cameron recorded his first touchdown of the season on a 51-yard catch from Brian Hoyer. Cameron totaled 102 yards on three catches. This marks the third 100-yard receiving game of his career. Cameron's last 100-yard receiving game was on Dec. 8, 2013, at New England when he recorded 121 yards on nine catches.
RED ZONE EFFICIENCY
The Browns scored TDs on all three trips inside the Steelers 20. The last time the Browns accomplished this feat was on Dec. 1, 2013, vs. Jacksonville when the Browns were 2-for-2 in the red zone. Through the first five games of the season, the Browns have been to the red zone 20 times and scored 14 touchdowns for 70 percent touchdown efficiency. The team finished last season at 52.78 percent.
ROOKIE RUSHES TO THE END ZONE
Rookie RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for a career-high 77 yards and a touchdown averaging 7.0 yards on 11 carries. Crowell's team-leading four rushing touchdowns are tied for third-most in the league.
BREAKING BIG BEN
The Browns defense totaled two sacks and one pick against Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger for the first time since Dec. 8, 2011. His quarterback rating was 64.4
A BIG SECOND QUARTER
The Browns scored 21 points in the second quarter on three consecutive drives, marking the most points in a quarter since scoring 21 in the fourth quarter against Cincinnati on Oct. 14, 2012.
Cleveland's 31-10 win over the Steelers marks the first time the Browns beat a division opponent by 20-plus points since Oct. 5, 2003, when Cleveland beat the Steelers 33-13 at Pittsburgh.
KARLOS CRUSHES QB
LB Karlos Dansby tallied his second sack of the season against Pittsburgh and the 40th of his career. Three Browns defenders have recorded multiple sacks so far this season.
TATE TALLIES TOUCHDOWNS
RB Ben Tate rushed for 78 yards and two touchdowns, marking his third career multiple-touchdown performance. He leads the team this season with 243 rushing yards despite missing two games with a knee injury.
AMERICAN HOYER STORY
QB Brian Hoyer completed 8 of 17 passes for 217 yards and one touchdown. Hoyer is now 6-2 as a starter and owns a passer rating of 99.5.
SKRINE PICKS A PASS
DB Buster Skrine registered his first interception of the season and third of his career off a pass tipped by DL John Hughes.
BRYANT BREAKING THROUGH
DL Desmond Bryant recorded his first sack of the season. He has 16 sacks in his career.