Browns-Bengals: Eye-Popping Numbers
Joe Jurevicius
OBR Browns Reporter
Posted Sep 17, 2007


Here are some of the hard-to-believe statistics from Sunday afternoon's performance....

 

TEAM OFFENSE

51 points—tied for fourth most points in team history. The most points scored by the Browns since the team’s return in 1999 and also the most points in Cleveland Browns Stadium (since 1999).

554 net yards of offense—third highest in franchise history

For the first time in franchise history, the Browns had a 300-yard passing QB, a 100-yard rusher and two 100-yard receivers in the same game.

The 226 net yards rushing was the highest since 264 yards on Dec. 28, 2003, at Cincinnati. It marked only the second time since 1999 that the Browns topped the 200-yards rushing in a game.

The Browns 27 points in the first half were the most points scored in the first half since Dec. 1, 1991 at Indianapolis with 31 points in a 31-0 victory. The last time the Browns scored 27 or more in a half was Nov. 28, 2004 at Cincinnati with 35 points in the second half of a 58-48 loss.

 
INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES

- Jamal Lewis - 216 net yards rushing were the second-highest of his NFL career, sixth highest in Browns history (223 Jim Brown, 1963; 232 Bobby Mitchell, 1959; Jim Brown 232, 1963; 237 Jim Brown in 1961 and 1957); third 200+ rushing game of his career; 31st career 100+ rushing game of his career, ninth career 100-yard rushing game vs. Cincinnati.

- Derek Anderson - Five touchdowns marked a career high; tied franchise high for touchdown passes in a career (Kelly Holcomb, Brian Sipe, Bill Nelsen and Frank Ryan). His 328 yards passing and 121 QB rating were career highs. It was only the third NFL game with both quarterbacks passing for five touchdowns or more in a contest (11/2/69 New Orleans Billy Kilmer (6 TDs) and St. Louis Charley Johnson (6 TDs); 12/22/63 Oakland Raiders Tom Flores (6 TDs) and Houston’s George Blanda (5 TDs).

- Braylon Edwards -Eight receptions and 146 yards were both career highs. It was his fifth career 100-yard receiving game. His 2 receiving TDs tied a career high.

- Kellen Winslow -100 yards receiving was a career high and marked his first career 100-yard receiving game.

- Joe Jurevicius - Two receiving touchdowns tied a career high.

- Joshua Cribbs - 183 kickoff return yards was a career-high and third most in franchise history. With 183 kickoff return yards, Joshua Cribbs moved into second place in franchise history with 2,869 career kickoff return yards.

- Phil Dawson - 15 points (3 field goals; 6 PAT) moved him into fourth place in scoring in franchise history with 685 career points, surpassing Matt Bahr (677 career points). His six PAT also tied a career high.


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