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Browns players of the week: Week Nine

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By Mike Wilkening

Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week Nine.

Offense: RB Peyton Hillis

Hillis rushed for a career-high 184 yards on 29 carries in the 34-14 win vs. New England. He added three catches for 36 yards for good measure. He began the game with an 18-yard run off right guard that featured him leaping over a New England defender, and he finished off the Patriots' comeback hopes with six carries for 60 yards on Cleveland's final scoring drive, which ended with Hillis rolling 35 yards off right tackle for a touchdown. On the season, Hillis has rushed 133 times for 644 yards with seven touchdowns and has caught 30 passes for 229 yards and a touchdown.

Defense: S Abram Elam

Elam led the Browns with eight tackles and made what may have been the key defensive play of the game. With New England trailing 17-7 late in the first half, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski caught a short pass and ran toward the Browns' endzone. Elam forced Gronkowski to fumble and recovered the ball at the Cleveland 2, preserving the Browns' 10-point lead.

Special teams: S Ray Ventrone

One of the Browns' key special-teams players, Ventrone recovered Patriots RB Sammy Morris' fumble off a kickoff on the New England 19 with Cleveland leading 3-0 early in the first quarter. The Browns capitalized, with Hillis scoring a two-yard TD to give Cleveland a 10-0 advantage.

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