1:00 PM ET, November 24, 2002
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The running back scampering down the Superdome field was not Deuce McAllister.
Green has scored two of Cleveland's five rushing TDs this season.
When you look at the standings, you see that the Browns have a chance. They're barely behind division leader Pittsburgh. I love what Green is doing, and WR Dennis Northcutt is also making explosive plays. QB Tim Couch is beginning to play more consistently, and he has weapons to throw to. So you never know.
Question on the Saints: What's happened to the offense the past two weeks?
Eric Allen played cornerback for 14 NFL seasons with the Eagles, Saints and Raiders.
The Saints extended their streak of consecutive home sellouts to 19, but it was too late to keep the game from being blacked out locally. ... Only two of Cleveland's games this year have been decided by more than seven points. ... It was the first time this season that Brooks didn't throw a touchdown pass. ... Cleveland entered the game last in the NFL in rushing offense, averaging 79.1 yards per game. They piled up 163 yards against the Saints. ... Injuries_ Browns: CB Daylon McCutcheon, right thumb. Saints: Sedrick Hodge, mild concussion.