Patriots vs Browns NFL Week Five Capsule



STREAKS 5 of past 6  
COACHES VS. OPP. Bill Belichick: 5-2 Hue Jackson: 0-1
LAST WEEK L 16-0 vs. Buffalo L 31-20 at Washington
LAST GAME 12/8/13: Browns 26 at Patriots 27. New England QB Tom Brady passes for 418 yards & 2 TDs, including GW 1-yarder to WR Danny Amendola with 31 seconds remaining.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/7/10: Browns 34, Patriots 14. Cleveland RB Peyton Hillis rushes for 184 yards & 2 TDs. Browns QB Colt McCoy has rush TD.
REFEREE Bill Vinovich
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl (Field reporter). Westwood One: John Sadak, Mike Mayock. SIRIUS: 82 (NE), 121 (Cle). XM: 82 (NE), 231 (Cle).


PASSING Tom Brady (2014): 402-624-4770-36-7-102.2 Cody Kessler (R): 49-73-467-1-1-83.5
RUSHING LeGarrette Blount: 88-352 (3L)-4.0-4 (T3L) Isaiah Crowell: 60-386 (2L)-6.4-3
RECEIVING Julian Edelman: 19-196-10.30 Terrelle Pryor: 19-290-15.3-1
OFFENSE 346.3 371.3
DEFENSE 365.8 378.0
SACKS Jabaal Sheard: 3 Cam Johnson: 2
INTs Jamie Collins: 2 Jamar Taylor, Joe Haden: 2
PUNTING Ryan Allen: 45.4 Britton Colquitt: 47.2
KICKING Stephen Gostkowski: 27 (9/9 PAT; 6/8) Cody Parkey: 18 (3/3 PAT; 5/8 FG)


PATRIOTS: QB TOM BRADY has won 5 of 6 career starts vs. Cle. Passed for 418 yards in last meeting & has 7 career 400-yard games…RB LE GARRETTE BLOUNT won AFC Offensive Player of Month for Sept. Ranks 3rd in NFL with 352 rush yards & ties for 3rd in NFL with 4 rush TDs…WR JULIAN EDELMAN has 7 rec. TDs in past 12. Had TD in last meeting. Since 2010, TE ROB GRONKOWSKI has 65 rec. TDs, most in NFL. TE MARTELLUS BENNETT had 5 catches for 109 yards last week, his 2nd 100-yard game in 2016. Has 278 catches since 2012, 4th most by TE. WR DANNY AMENDOLA had GW TD catch with 0:31 remaining in last meeting…LB JAMIE COLLINS has 3 sacks & 2 INTs in past 5 (incl. playoffs). CB MALCOLM BUTLER has 19 PD since 2015, most on team. DE JABAAL SHEARD was drafted in 2nd round (No. 37) by Cle. in 2011 & played 1st 4 seasons (2011-14). Has 3 sacks in past 2. DE ROB NINKOVICH had sack in last meeting…BROWNS: Rookie QB CODY KESSLER threw 1st career TD pass last week…RB ISAIAH CROWELL ranks 2nd in NFL with 386 rush yards. Has rushed for 331 yards (110.3 per game) & 3 TDs in past 3 at home. Had career-long 85-yard TD run in Week 2 with max speed of 21.97 MPH. Has 6 rush TDs in past 8. RB DUKE JOHNSON, JR. has 79 catches since 2015, 4th most by NFL RB…T JOE THOMAS is only OL in NFL history to be selected to Pro Bowl in each of 1st 9 seasons. Has started all 148 games in career…WR TERRELLE PRYOR had TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rec. yards or rec. TD. TE GARY BARNIDGE had 40-yard TD in last meeting. Has 9 rec. TDs since 2015, tied for 4th most by NFL TE…LB CAM JOHNSON had 1st 2 career sacks last week. Since 2010, CBs JOE HADEN (95) & TRAMON WILLIAMS (92) are top 2 in NFL in PD. LB DEMARIO DAVIS has 53 tackles in 8 games vs. NE.

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