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Donovan Peoples-Jones wins weekly AFC award

A huge punt return TD seemed to turn the tide for the Browns

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Houston Texans Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Browns defeated the Houston Texans in Week 13 thanks to the efforts on defense and special teams. The poor play by the Texans was also a huge part of the Browns win as well.

The team is hoping the offense can join the party this week against the Cincinnati Bengals.

For his efforts, WR/PR Donovan Peoples-Jones was awarded AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Peoples-Jones returned a punt 76 yards for a touchdown to give Cleveland a 7-5 lead against Houston. The team would maintain a lead for the rest of the game.

The former sixth-round pick out of Michigan has returned 13 punts this season with an average of 14.8 yards per return.

Special teams as a whole played a good game in Week 13. K Cade York made all five of his kicks (two field goals, three extra points) while P Corey Bojorquez downed four of his six punts inside the 20-yard line.

After a long Bojorquez punt, LB Jordan Kunaszyk forced a fumble which was recovered by LB Tony Fields II.

All and all, a complete game for the Browns special teams. A much-needed complete game given the struggles the offense went through.