Cleveland Browns: Top 10 rushing games of all-time (Part 1)

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In an otherwise lethargic offensive performance, Jim Brown and the Cleveland defense carried the Browns pass the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 18, 1964.

Brown rushed 26 times for 188 yards – including a 71-yard run on the game’s opening play – to set up Cleveland’s opening touchdown. While Brown would continue to pound away at the Dallas defense, the Browns were still trailing by three points midway through the fourth quarter before the defense took over.

First defensive back Bernie Parish returned an interception 54 yards for the go-ahead touchdown, the Browns fifth takeaway of the game. After a Dallas touchdown was called back by a penalty, the Cleveland defense first stopped the Cowboys on downs and then, after giving the ball back to the Cowboys, finally secured the win after recovering a Don Meredith fumble.

That 188 rushing yards was one of six times that season and 58 times in his career that Brown would surpass the 100-yard mark in a game.

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