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Cleveland Browns at a glance 12.21.14

Cleveland Browns

Coach: Mike Pettine

Key Stats

0 Points scored by Cleveland last week against Cincinnati in rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel’s first start. The former Heisman Trophy winner said it was the first time he’d been shut out at any level.

10 Sacks for linebacker Paul Kruger, the most by a Browns player since Kamerion Wimbley finished with 11 in 2006. Kruger has eight sacks in the past eight games.

20 NFL-leading interceptions for the Browns, their highest total since they had 23 in 2008. Safety Tashaun Gipson is tied for the league lead with six despite missing the past three games with a knee injury.

Starting Lineup


WR 16 Andrew Hawkins
LT 73 Joe Thomas
LG 75 Joel Bitonio
C 62 Ryan Seymour
RG 77 John Greco
RT 72 Mitchell Schwartz
TE 84 Jordan Cameron
WR 12 Josh Gordon
QB 2 Johnny Manziel
FB 28 Terrance West
RB 48 Ray Agnew


LDE 90 Billy Winn
NT 71 Ahtyba Rubin
RDE 92 Desmond Bryant
MLB 56 Karlos Dansby
OLB 99 Paul Kruger
WLB 53 Craig Robertson
OLB 51 Barkevious Mingo
LCB 23 Joe Haden
RCB 22 Buster Skrine
SS 31 Donte Whitner
FS 30 Jim Leonhard

Special Teams

K 8 Billy Cundiff
P 5 Spencer Lanning
H 5 Spencer Lanning
KR 15 Marlon Moore
PR 33 Jordan Poyer
LS 57 Christian Yount


OUT: S Tashaun Gipson (knee), CB K’Waun Williams (hamstring). QUESTIONABLE: TE Gary Barnidge (rib), LB Karlos Dansby (knee), CB Joe Haden (shoulder), WR Marlon Moore (knee), CB Robert Nelson (hamstring), LB Jabaal Sheard (foot). PROBABLE: WR Andrew Hawkins (illness).


Opponent ResultTime TV
7 at Pittsburgh L 30-27
14 New Orleans W 26-24
21 Baltimore L 23-21
28 Bye
5 at Tennessee W 29-28
12 Pittsburgh W 31-10
19 at Jacksonville L 24-6
26 Oakland W 23-13
2 Tampa Bay W 22-17
6 at Cincinnati W 24-3
16 Houston L 23-7
23 at Atlanta W 26-24
30 at Buffalo L 26-10
7 Indianapolis L 25-24
14 Cincinnati L 30-0
21 at Carolina 1 p.m. CBS
28 at Baltimore 1 p.m.* CBS

NOTE: * Time subject to change.