Nov. 26, 2017 | Postgame Notes

by Nick Astalos | Nov 27, 2017

Postgame Notes

Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals | Paul Brown Stadium | Nov. 26, 2017

  • Rookie DL Myles Garret recorded two tackles and one sack. In six games this season, he has recorded 17 tackles, five sacks and one fumble recovery.
  • RB Duke Johnson Jr. totaled four receptions for 32 yards, while adding 35 rushing yards. He leads the team this season in receptions (50), receiving yards (446), while adding four touchdowns (two rushing and two receiving). Johnson is the first Browns player to record at least 50 receptions in three consecutive seasons since WR Braylon Edwards from 2006-08.
  • LB Joe Schobert recorded a career high 13 tackles. He has logged double digit tackles in five of his last six games.
  • Rookie QB DeShone Kizer passed for a career-high 268 yards, while adding 39 rushing yards and one touchdown. His 1,823 passing yards this year are the third-most by a Browns rookie. His 262 rushing yards are the fourth-most by a Browns quarterback in a season. Hall of Famer Otto Graham is the only Browns quarterback to record more rushing touchdowns in a season than Kizer’s five this year. 

    Most passing yards by a Browns rookie

             Player                   Year                Games      Starts      Yards
    1.      Brandon Weeden  2012                    15             15          3,385
    2.      Tim Couch            1999                    15             14          2,447
    3.      DeShone Kizer    2017                    10             10          1,823
    4.      Bernie Kosar         1985                    12             10          1,578

    Most rushing yards by a Browns quarterback

             Player                         Year            Att.        Yards
    1.      Mike Phipps                1973              60            395
    2.      Mike Phipps                1974              39            279
    3.      Tim Couch                  1999              40            267
    4.      DeShone Kizer          2017              54            262
    5.      Mike Phipps                1972              60            256

    Most rushing touchdowns by a Browns quarterback

             Player                         Year           Total
    1.      Otto Graham               1954               8
    2.      Otto Graham               1950               6
             Otto Graham               1953               6
             Otto Graham               1955               6
    5.      DeShone Kizer          2017               5
            Mike Phipps                1973               5
             Mike Phipps                1972               5

  • RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for a season-high 95 yards. With 2,819 career rushing yards, he passed Jamal Lewis (2,806) for eighth place on the Browns all-time rushing list. 

    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.      Isaiah Crowell     2014-17 (4)         59            676         2,819          21
    9.      Jamal Lewis          2007-09 (3)         40            720         2,806          13
    10.    Bobby Mitchell     1958-61 (4)         50            423         2,297          16

  • WR Corey Coleman recorded three receptions for 64 yards, including a season-long 44 yard catch.            
  • The Browns defense has not allowed a 300-yard passer in 12 consecutive games, tied for the third-longest active streak in the NFL.
  • Rookie K Zane Gonzalez converted on field goals of 21, 27 and 39 yards. The three made field goals tied a career best.