Browns players of the week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:09 a.m.
Posted By Mike Wilkening

Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 17.

Offense: TE Benjamin Watson

Watson caught a team-high seven passes for 67 yards in Cleveland's 41-9 loss to Pittsburgh Sunday. On the season, Watson hauled in 68 passes for 763 yards (both career-highs) and scored three TDs. He's the first Browns tight end to lead the team in receptions and receiving yards since Ozzie Newsome in 1985. Honorable mention goes to WR Brian Robiskie, who caught the Browns' lone touchdown on Sunday, coming back to the ball and making a fingertip catch for his third score in as many games.

Defense: CB Mike Adams

Adams started with the Browns beginning the game in their nickel defense and notched a season-high eight tackles, including one on special teams. He was also credited with a quarterback hit. He recorded 45 tackles in 15 games (two starts) in 2010.

Special teams: P Reggie Hodges

Hodges averaged 43.7 yards on three punts (42.0-yard net average). Hodges, who had his finest season in 2010, punted 78 times, posting 43.9-yard gross and 39.0-yard net averages. He had 29 punts downed inside the 20-yard line.