Dec. 10, 2017 | Postgame Notes

by Nick Astalos | Dec 11, 2017

​Postgame Notes

Cleveland Browns vs. Green Bay Packers | FirstEnergy Stadium | Dec. 10, 2017

  • Rookie QB DeShone Kizer passed for 214 yards and set career-highs in touchdown passes (three) and rating (99.4). Kizer tied a Browns record for touchdown passes in a game by a rookie. His 315 rushing yards are the second-most by a Browns quarterback in a season. His 2,252 passing yards this year are the third-most by a Browns rookie. Kizer is the first Browns quarterback to throw three touchdown passes in a game since Josh McCown on Nov. 1, 2015.

    Most touchdown passes by a Browns rookie in a game

             Player                   Date                 TDs
    1.      DeShone Kizer    12/10/2017         3

             Tim Couch            10/31/1999         3
             Bernie Kosar         12/15/1985         3

    Most passing yards by a Browns rookie in a season

             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              12                12            2,252
    4.      Bernie Kosar         1985              12                10            1,578

    Most rushing yards by a Browns quarterback in a season

             Player                         Year            Att.        Yards
    1.      Mike Phipps                1973              60            395
    2.      DeShone Kizer          2017              61            315
    3.      Mike Phipps                1974              39            279

  • RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for a season-high 121 yards. He leads the team this season with 716 yards. He is the first Brown to rush for at least 600 yards in four consecutive seasons since Greg Pruitt in 1975-78. Crowell has six career 100-yard rushing games, tied for the most by a Brown since 1999. With 2,989 career rushing yards, he is eighth on the Browns all-time rushing list.           

    Most 100-yard rushing games by a Brown since 1999

            Player                           Years             Total
    1.     Isaiah Crowell             2014-17             6

            William Green              2002-05             6
            Jamal Lewis                  2007-09             6
            Peyton Hillis                 2010-11             6

     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)         61            705         2,989          21
    9.      Jamal Lewis          2007-09 (3)         40            720         2,806          13
    10.    Bobby Mitchell      1958-61    (4)       50           423          2,297          16

  • WR Josh Gordon recorded three receptions for 69 yards, including an 18-yard touchdown. He has 15 career receiving touchdowns. It was his first score since a 43-yard touchdown on Dec. 15, 2013. 
  • RB Duke Johnson recorded four receptions for 41 yards, including a 7-yard touchdown. He leads the team this season in receptions (56) and receiving yards (497), while totaling five touchdowns (three receiving, two rushing).
  • WR Corey Coleman recorded five receptions for 62 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown. He has two touchdown catches this season and five in his career.
  • LB Joe Schobert recorded nine tackles. He has logged at least nine tackles in seven of his last eight games and leads the team with 120 this year.
  • DL Nate Orchard recorded his second sack of the season. He has five in his career.