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

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Running back Gregg Pruitt gave Browns fans something to cheer about in the home finale of what was otherwise a dreary 1975 season.

Pruitt rushed 26 times for 214 yards and three touchdowns on the day and, in the process, surpassed the 1,000-yard mark for the first time in his career. He was the first Browns running back in seven years to break the mark and joined Hall of Famers Jim Brown and Leroy Kelly as the third running back in franchise history to break 1,000 yards in a single season.

The Browns opened the scoring in what would be a 40-14 rout of the Chiefs on a 11-yard run by Pruitt, who would add touchdown runs of three yards and 14 yards during Cleveland’s 30-point second half outburst.

Pruitt would finish the year with 1,798 all-purpose yards and nine touchdowns, but was not selected to the Pro Bowl, marking the only time between 1973 and 1977 that he failed to be honored.

The day would be one of the lone highlights in the season as the Browns closed out the year with a 3-11 record, at the time the worst record in team history.

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