Browns Post Game Notes


Posted Oct 21, 2012


Gordon is the first Browns rookie with a touchdown reception in three straight games since Andre’ Davis opened the 2002 season with at least one touchdown in the first three contests.

 

POSTGAME NOTES

· Rookie wide receiver Josh Gordon recorded two receptions for 51 yards, including a 33-yard touchdown. He is the first Brown with at least one touchdown reception in three consecutive games since Brian Robiskie in the final three games of the 2010 season. Gordon also is the first Browns rookie with a touchdown reception in three straight games since Andre’ Davis opened the 2002 season with at least one touchdown in the first three contests. With four touchdowns on the season, Gordon is the first Browns rookie to record four or more receiving touchdowns since Davis had six in 2002.Over the last three games, Gordon has totaled seven receptions for 232 yards with four touchdowns.

· Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden completed 25 of 41 passes for 264 yards with two touchdowns, no interceptions and a 96.0 rating. He has thrown for at least two touchdowns in each of his last three games.

· Wide receiver Greg Little tied a career-high with six receptions, while adding 52 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown. Little now has two receiving touchdowns on the season and four in his career.

· For the second time in in three games, the Browns’ offense did not allow a sack. Over the last four games the team has allowed just three sacks.

· Rookie wide receiver Josh Cooper totaled four receptions for 53 yards. All six of his receptions this season have gone for a first down.

· Linebacker Kaluka Maiava recorded his first sack of the season. He now has 3.5 in his career. Defensive lineman Frostee Rucker registered his second sack of the season and ninth of his career.

· Defensive back Sheldon Brown recorded a game-high 10 tackles along with one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. Prior to today, Brown’s last sack came at Cincinnati on November 16, 2008 as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. He has played in 167 consecutive regular season games, a figure which currently ranks fifth among all defensive players.

· Left tackle Joe Thomas has started and played in each of the first 87 games of his career, while center Alex Mack has started and played in each of the first 55 games of his career. Neither one of the two have missed an offensive snap during their career.

· The Browns took their opening drive 90 yards on 16 plays culminating with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Little. On the drive, the team converted on all four third down attempts. The drive took 8 minutes and 22 seconds off the clock, which marked the team’s longest drive in terms of time since a 9 minute and 57 second drive at Jacksonville on November 21, 2010.


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