What Heisman Trophy runner-up was drafted by the Browns but never signed? Answer to #51: Frank Minnifield twice picked off the Oilers’ Oliver Luck, a former Cleveland St. Ignatius star playing for the benched Warren Moon, in the overtime period of a 13-10 Browns win in 1986.
Which Brown once intercepted two passes in an overtime period? Answer to #50: Bernie Parrish of the Browns and Lemar Parrish of the Bengals were both Pro Bowl defensive backs coached by Paul Brown.
What last name was shared by two Pro Bowl defensive backs who played for Paul Brown? Answer to #49: The Kardiac Kids season of 1980 is the only time that a single player threw all of the Browns’ completed passes. Brian Sipe was the league’s MVP that year.
In which season were all of the Browns’ completed passes thrown by the same player? Answer to #48: Kellen Winslow, taking a desperation pitch from Derek Anderson, tried to throw but was sacked by the Ravens’ Bart Scott in 2006, Winslow’s only appearance on the stat sheet as a passer.
Which Brown appears in the team’s passing statistics only because he was once sacked for a 14-yard loss? Answer to #47: Most rushing yards by a quarterback. Mike Phipps’ 395 yards on the ground in 1973 is the most ever for a Browns QB. He outgained all but one of his teammates and led the […]
What single-season franchise high was set in 1973 and remains unbroken to this day? Answer to #46: 1993. Eric Metcalf returned two punts for scores in a memorable win over Pittsburgh. Mark Carrier returned a Rams punt 56 yards for a touchdown in a 42-14 romp in December of that year.
What was the only season in which two different Browns scored touchdowns on punt returns? Answer to #45: Rookie QB Terry Luck, making his only NFL start, was on the receiving end of a trick play, catching a four-yard touchdown pass from Greg Pruitt during the 1977 season finale, a 20-19 loss in Seattle.
Which Browns quarterback caught a touchdown pass in his only NFL start? Answer to #44: Huddles.
What was the name of the Browns mascot who greeted players during introductions from 1982-1988? Answer to #43: The Browns under Crennel are just 1-8 1-9 in games decided by 15 or more points. Cleveland’s last win by such a margin came on November 20, 2005, a 22-0 home victory over Miami.
In what games do Romeo Crennel’s Browns have a record of just 1-8? Answer to #42: Four different Browns had 100-yard rushing games for the 1951 Browns (Dub Jones, Ken Carpenter, Emerson Cole, and Marion Motley). In only four other seasons have the Browns had as many as three different players rush for 100 yards […]