Nov. 12, 2017 | Postgame Notes

by Nick Astalos | Nov 13, 2017

​Postgame Notes

Cleveland Browns at Detroit Lions | Ford Field | Nov. 12, 2017

  • The Browns rushed for a season high 201 yards and two touchdowns. Cleveland had three players rush for more than 50 yards in a single game for the first time since Dec. 1, 1974.
  • Rookie QB DeShone Kizer passed for 232 yards and one touchdown. He added 57 rushing yards and one touchdown. His four rushing touchdowns this season are the most by a Browns quarterback since Brian Sipe in 1974 (four). Kizer left the game with an injury to his ribs in the third quarter and returned near the end of the game.
  • DL Emmanuel Ogbah recorded three tackles, all for a loss, and tied a career high with two sacks. He is tied for the team lead with four sacks this season after leading the team in sacks as a rookie last year.   
  • RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for a season-high 90 yards, including a 6-yard touchdown. Over the last two games, Crowell has totaled 213 scrimmage yards. Crowell’s 21 career rushing touchdowns are the fourth-most by a Brown in their first four seasons. His 22 career touchdowns are the third-most by a Browns player since 1999. With 2,706 career rushing yards, he ranks ninth on the Browns all-time rushing list.    

    Most rushing TDs by a Brown in first four seasons

             Player                   Years              Games       Att.        Yards         TD          
    1.      Jim Brown            1957-60               48            964         5,055          49
    2.      Leroy Kelly           1964-67               55            487         2,497          26
    3.      Kevin Mack          1985-88               51            720         2,989          25
    4.      Isaiah Crowell     2014-17               57            649         2,706          21
    5.      Earnest Byner       1984-87               51            515         2,137          20

    Most TDs by a Browns player since 1999

             Player                 Pos.        Games         Rush         Rec          Ret      TD        
    1.      Braylon Edwards  WR            62                 0              28             0        28
    2.      Kevin Johnson      WR            73                 0              23              0       23
    3.      Isaiah Crowell     RB             57                21              1               0        22
    4.      Joshua Cribbs       WR           124                2               7              11       20

    Browns all-time rushing yardage leaders

              Player                   Years              Games       Att.        Yards         TD
    6.      Earnest Byner       1984-95 (7)         99            862         3,364          27
    7.      Ernie Green           1962-68 (7)         89            668         3,204          15
    8.      Jamal Lewis          2007-09 (3)         40            720         2,806          13
    9.      Isaiah Crowell     2014-17 (4)         57            649         2,706          21
    10.    Bobby Mitchell     1958-61 (4)         50            423         2,297          16

  • LB Jamie Collins Sr. recorded his first interception of the season, which led to a Browns touchdown. He sustained a knee injury on the play and did not return. He has six interceptions in his career.
  • WR Kenny Britt recorded two receptions for 38 yards and a touchdown. He has two receiving touchdowns this season.
  • WR Sammie Coates hauled in a 38-yard catch on the Browns’ first play of the game, which led to a Browns field goal.
  • LBs Joe Schobert and Christian Kirksey each registered a sack. 
  • In addition to Collins (knee) and Kizer (ribs), OL Shon Coleman left the game with a concussion and TE Randall Telfer left the game with an eye injury.