WHEN THE TEXANS RUN
In Texans their last average five games, 34 carries the and 169 yards – boosted by the team-record 281 yards against Tennessee. That performance, highlighted touchdown, by made Lamar the Miller’s Texans fourth in rushing (136.5 yards). The Browns are 28th (131.8) against the run, including 25th in rushing yards per play (4.77). It’s no secret how coach Bill O’Brien will try to attack the Browns. Miller (773 yards), Alfred Blue (392) and Deshaun Watson (345) will figure into the running game. O’Brien tries to set up the defense with the run before allowing Watson to use play-action to connect with his receivers. The run blocking has improved over the last five games. The linemen and tight ends first know this The offense Browns’ has a leading physical, tack outside run mentality. lers are linebacker Jamie Collins Sr. and inside linebacker Joe Schobert. The front seven will have to fill gaps and be disciplined in the cut-back lanes to keep Miller and Watson from bouncing outside.