Phil Dawson up, run defense down in 49ers' loss at Cleveland

Manziel, Dawson awarded game balls (2:18)

Johnny Manziel, Phil Dawson gets game balls in Browns win over 49ers A beloved ex-Brown and a young quarterback earns Game Ball honors in the Browns 24-10 win over the San Francisco 49ers. (2:18)

CLEVELAND -- A look at San Francisco 49ers players who were “up” and those who were “down” in Sunday’s 24-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium:


Jaquiski Tartt: His second-quarter interception was more a bad play by Johnny Manziel, who was throwing across his body and across the field, than a great play by Tartt. Still, Tartt had to show some athleticism to stop a second-quarter drive with his first career pick.

Phil Dawson: The grizzled vet kicker came back to the stadium he helped christen in 1999 and spent the first 14 years of his thus-far 17-year NFL career and booted a 44-yard field goal in the second quarter. It was his 19th straight make, the second-longest streak in franchise history.

Shaun Draughn: Reaching here, I know, but the former Cleveland Browns running back did average 3.9 yards per carry, more than his season average of 3.3 yards entering the day.


Corey Lemonier: From hero to something decidedly less in the span of one play. One second, it looked as though he had sacked Johnny Manziel in the back of the end zone for a safety on third-and-26. The next, his hand caught Manziel’s facemask and the Browns had an automatic first down.

Run defense: The Browns have the worst run offense in the NFL, averaging 73.9 yards per game, and still shredded the Niners for 230 as part of the Browns’ 481 yards of total offense.

Ahmad Brooks: Had a costly unsportsmanlike penalty after the Browns scored the TD that put them up 24-3 late in the fourth quarter. A week earlier, he threw his helmet to the ground in frustration by the team bench. This time, he was given a talking-to by assistant Jason Tarver.