Dec. 17, 2017 | Postgame Notes

by Nick Astalos | Dec 18, 2017

Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens | FirstEnergy Stadium | Dec. 17, 2017

  • RB Duke Johnson registered a 12-yard rushing touchdown and five receptions for 40 yards. He leads the team this season in receptions (61) and receiving yards (537), while totaling six touchdowns (three receiving, three rushing). Johnson is the first NFL running back to record 500 receiving yards in each of his first three seasons since Herschel Walker in 1986-88. Johnson is the only NFL running back with at least 50 catches in each of the past three seasons. He is the first Browns player with at least three rushing and three receiving touchdowns in the same season since RB Terry Kirby in 1999.
  • RB Isaiah Crowell rushed for 72 yards. He recorded a 59-yard run in the second quarter, the Browns’ longest play of the season. Crowell has five runs of 50-plus yards since 2015, tied for the second most in the NFL during that span. Crowell has 3,824 career scrimmage yards, the second most by a Browns player since 1999. With 3,061 career rushing yards, he is eighth on the Browns all-time rushing list.           

    Most rushing plays of 50+ yards since 2015

               Player                        Team                Total
      1.      Mark Ingram             New Orleans        6
     2.      Isaiah Crowell          Cleveland            5
              Jordan Howard          Chicago                5

    Browns scrimmage yardage leaders since 1999

                          Player                         Years           Pos.       Games     Scrim. Yards

                      1.     Kevin Johnson            1999-03        WR           73                3,830
                      2.     Isaiah Crowell           2014-17        RB            62                3,824                      3.     Dennis Northcutt        2000-06        WR           99                3,768                        4.     Braylon Edwards        2005-09        WR           62                3,704                      5.     Jamal Lewis                2007-09        RB            40                3,320

    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)         62          710      3,061       21
    9.      Jamal Lewis             2007-09 (3)         40          720      2,806       13
    10.    Bobby Mitchell        1958-61 (4)         50          423      2,297       16

  • Rookie QB DeShone Kizer passed for 146 yards and ran for 35. His 350 rushing yards are the second-most by a Browns quarterback in a season. His 2,398 passing yards this year are the third-most by a Browns rookie.

    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             13                13            2,398
    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              68            350
    3.      Mike Phipps                1974              39            279

  • LB Christian Kirksey recorded a game-high 13 tackles. He has registered double-digit tackles five times this season.
DL Trevon Coley registered his second sack of the season.