Browns Secure: In a stunning turn of events on Sunday, the Cleveland Browns handed the San Francisco 49ers their first loss of the season in a close-fought match that ended with a missed field goal by the 49ers. Let’s dive into the key statistics and figures that defined the Browns’ 19-17 triumph at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
13-10 – The 49ers found themselves trailing in the second half for the first time this season after K Dustin Hopkins successfully kicked a 46-yard field goal with 2:59 remaining in the third quarter.
108 – The Browns’ defense put up an impressive performance, limiting the 49ers to just 108 rushing yards, their lowest this season.
55.3 – QB Brock Purdy struggled in this game, ending with a passer rating of 55.3, marking his lowest rating of the season. He had entered the game with the highest passer rating among quarterbacks.
125 – The Browns’ defense continued their strong showing by holding the 49ers to a mere 125 passing yards, also a season-low for San Francisco.
5 – The Browns’ defense was relentless, successfully tackling the 49ers for a loss on five occasions. LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah stood out with three of those tackles.
16 – This victory marked a significant milestone, as the Browns handed the 49ers their first loss in 16 regular-season games, dating back to the 2022 regular season.
1 – CB Martin Emerson made a pivotal interception on the 49ers’ first possession of the third quarter. This marked Emerson’s first career interception and Purdy’s first of the season.
2 – The Browns’ defense recorded two sacks in the game against Purdy, further adding to the pressure on the 49ers’ offense.
108 – WR Amari Cooper had a standout performance, catching four passes for 108 yards. This marked his second game this season in which he exceeded the 100-yard mark.
41 – The 49ers had a chance to win the game in the final moments, but K Jake Moody’s missed 41-yard field goal attempt with just nine seconds left in the fourth quarter sealed their fate.
160 – The Browns showcased a strong ground game, rushing for a total of 160 yards, the most since Week 2. RB Jerome Ford led the Browns with 84 rushing yards.
17 – The 49ers scored a total of 17 points in Sunday’s game, their lowest point tally in the 2023 season, a testament to the Browns’ resolute defense and overall performance.