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Browns QB Johnny Manziel Sets Franchise Rushing Record for a Quarterback

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Say what you will about Johnny Manziel's arm, but his legs are quite effective.

Johnny Manziel set a Cleveland Browns record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a single game during the club's 17-13 road loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

Manziel rushed for 108 yards on 11 carries, the first time in team history a quarterback has hit the century mark, according to the Browns.

The previous record holder was Frank Ryan. The last quarterback to lead the Browns to a championship, Ryan ran for 80 yards and one touchdown on nine attempts against Philadelphia on November 4, 1962. Ryan finished his 7-year Browns career with 1,032 rushing yards. Gary Danielson now stands at third in the record books, with 60 yards on six attempts against the Rams on September 8, 1985.

Manziel also passed for 136 yards in the loss to the Chiefs.

Manziel's 108 rushing yards against the Chiefs far surpasses his previous single-game best mark of 35 yards, set against the Jets in the season opener.

On the season, Manziel now has 122 yards on 26 carries.