HOUSTON — The Cleveland Browns have been trying all season to find guys who can successfully return kicks and punts. After finding Jerome Ford to handle kick returns, on Sunday it seems they may have found their punt returner in Donovan Peoples-Jones.
Peoples-Jones has been having a standout year as a wide receiver and has only added to his value on special teams.
Late in the second quarter with the Browns down 5-0 to the Houston Texans Sunday, Peoples-Jones stepped up.
The Browns defense forced the Texans to punt and with Peoples-Jones there to return, the game turned in Cleveland's favor. Peoples-Jones broke through the Texans coverage, staying on his feet after contact and finally breaking free, running it into the end zone on a 76-yard punt return for a touchdown.
Peoples-Jones' touchdown put the Browns on top 7-5 with just minutes left before the half.
Watch the return below:
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