Nick Chubb joins Jim Brown in elite company among Cleveland Browns running backs
Nick Chubb continues to have a strong NFL career, and the Cleveland Browns running back joined elite company with the franchise on Sunday.
Chubb joined Jim Brown as the only Browns to rush for 1,500 yards, after Brown did it 3 times. Chubb needed 52 yards to accomplish the milestone, and he rushed for 77 yards on 12 carries in a 28-14 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also had 5 catches for 45 yards and a touchdown, his first TD catch of the season.
Chubb came into Sunday with 1,448 yards, his second 1,400-yard rushing season. His best season statistically came in 2019, when he ran for 1,494 yards.
Nick Chubb has his 1st receiving TD of the season!
— NFL (@NFL) January 8, 2023
Chubb cleared 1,500 rush yards for the season on that drive to surpass his career high ? pic.twitter.com/yvkdJ56Dy0
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) January 8, 2023