NFL: Baltimore 23, Cleveland 16

NFL: Baltimore 23, Cleveland 16

BALTIMORE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A 63-yard interception return by Cary Williams gave Baltimore a 13-point, third-period lead Thursday and the Ravens held to down Cleveland 23-16.
Agent: Cribbs wants trade from Cleveland

Agent: Cribbs wants trade from Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Premier NFL kick returner Joshua Cribbs will demand a trade from the Cleveland Browns, his agent, J.R. Rickert, told the Akron Beacon Journal.

NFL: Cleveland 23, Jacksonville 17

CLEVELAND, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Cleveland's Joshua Cribbs and Jerome Harrison ran for touchdowns and Phil Dawson kicked three field goals Sunday in a 23-17 Browns win over Jacksonville.
Roethlisberger top AFC player

Roethlisberger top AFC player

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for the first time this season and the fifth time in his career.
Brandon Marshall leads AFC players

Brandon Marshall leads AFC players

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Record-setting Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall is the AFC Offensive Player of the Week.

NFL: Washington 14, Cleveland 11

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Clinton Portis rushed for one touchdown on 27 carries for 175 yards Sunday to help the Washington Redskins record a slim 14-11 win over the Cleveland Browns.

NFL: Cleveland 20, San Francisco 7

CLEVELAND, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Joshua Cribbs returned a punt 76 yards for a score and Jamal Lewis gained 128 yards Sunday, propelling the Cleveland Browns to a 20-7 win over San Francisco.

NFL: Pittsburgh 31, Cleveland 28

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Ben Roethlisberger hit Heath Miller with a two-yard fourth-quarter touchdown pass Sunday afternoon, as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat Cleveland, 31-28.

NFL: Cleveland 19, Chicago 9

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A 70-yard punt return by Joshua Cribbs Thursday night highlighted the Cleveland Browns' 19-9 exhibition win over Chicago.

NFL: Cleveland 17, Denver 16

DENVER, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Brady Quinn went 7-for-11 for 81 yards and a go-ahead TD pass Saturday night, as the Cleveland Browns beat Denver, 17-16, in an NFL exhibition game.

Texans' Johnson is AFC player of the week

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Houston wide receiver Andre Johnson, who helped the Texans to their first victory of the season, has been selected the AFC offensive player of the week.

NFL: Detroit 13, Cleveland 10

CLEVELAND, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Jason Hanson booted a 50-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to help Detroit top the Cleveland Browns, 13-10.

Kent State reinstates quarterback Cribbs

KENT, Ohio, June 17 (UPI) -- Kent State quarterback Joshua Cribbs has been reinstated to the team after pleading guilty to marijuana possession.

Bowling Green 45, Kent St. 14

KENT, Ohio, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Josh Harris, the nation's leading scorer, passed for two touchdowns and ran for another Saturday and Joe Alls rushed for 179 yards and two scores as the 18th-ra

Ohio St ate 51, Kent State 17

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Freshman Maurice Clarett accounted for two touchdowns Satuday as ninth-ranked Ohio State returned a pair of interceptions for scores in an easy 51-17 victory ov
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Joshua Cribbs
Cleveland Browns punt returner Joshua Cribbs gains 34 yards on a punt return before being caught by Carolina Panther Nick Goings in the the third quarter at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. on October 8, 2006. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)

Joshua Cribbs (born June 9, 1983 in Washington, D.C.) is an American football player who currently plays wide receiver, special teams, and occasionally wildcat quarterback for the National Football League's Cleveland Browns. He played collegiately for Kent State University. He holds the NFL record with 8 kickoff returns for touchdowns. He also has tied the NFL record with 2 kickoffs of 100 yards or more returned for touchdowns in a single game.

Cribbs played quarterback at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C. As a senior in the 2000 season, he was named a first-team All-Met selection by the Washington Post. While attending, he was teammates with future San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, he played and lettered in baseball, swimming and basketball in addition to football.

During Cribbs' time at Dunbar the Crimson Tide won three consecutive DCIAA football titles. In his senior season, Cribbs completed 130 of 277 passes for 2,022 yards, 9 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. In the 2000 Turkey Bowl (DCIAA Championship game played the morning of Thanksgiving), Cribbs led Dunbar to a 35-12 victory over the Ballou Knights. Two second half touchdowns thrown by Cribbs were key to the Crimson Tide's victory over Ballou - one of which was caught by then Dunbar sophomore tight end Vernon Davis

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