Dec. 3, 2017 | Postgame Notes

by Nick Astalos | Dec 04, 2017

​Postgame Notes

Cleveland Browns at Los Angeles Chargers | StubHub Center | Dec. 3, 2017

  • Rookie TE David Njoku recorded four receptions for a career-high 74 yards, including a 28-yard touchdown. With four receiving scores, Njoku has set a Browns record for the most receiving touchdowns by a rookie tight end.

    Most receiving TDs by a Browns rookie tight end

             Player                      Year             Games           Total       
    1.      David Njoku           2017                 12                  4

    2.      Derek Tennell           1987                 11                 3
             Harry Holt                1983                 15                  3
            Oscar Roan              1975                 14                  3
            Milt Morin                  1966                 11                  3

  • WR Josh Gordon, who was appearing in his first game since Dec. 21, 2014, recorded four receptions for 85 yards. He missed a span of 44 consecutive games.
  • LB Joe Schobert recorded 12 tackles, one sack and a forced fumble. He has logged double digit tackles in six of his last seven games and leads the team with 111 this year. Schobert has 2.5 sacks on the season.
  • Rookie QB DeShone Kizer passed for 215 yards, while adding a team-high 46 rushing yards. His 308 rushing yards are the second-most by a Browns quarterback in a season. His 2,038 passing yards this year are the third-most by a Browns rookie.

    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              11                11            2,038
    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.      DeShone Kizer          2017              59            308
    3.      Mike Phipps                1974              39            279

  • RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for 41 yards. With 2,868 career rushing yards, he is eighth 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)         60            686         2,868          21
    9.      Jamal Lewis          2007-09 (3)         40            720         2,806          13
    10.    Bobby Mitchell     1958-61 (4)         50            423         2,297          16

  • DB Jason McCourty started his 100th career game. He recorded nine tackles and one pass defensed.
  • DB Jabrill Peppers (knee) and DL Danny Shelton (ribs) left the game with injuries. TE Randall Telfer left the game in the second quarter due to illness, was checked for a concussion and did not return. After the game he was cleared and does not have a concussion.