Donovan Peoples-Jones hauls in long reception on Cleveland gamble
The Cleveland Browns took a deep shot down the field on 3rd and 1 instead of running the ball in the game against the Atlanta Falcons, but former Michigan wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones caught a 42-yard pass to set a field goal play for the Cleveland Browns.
1 yard to go? no thanks, imma throw a bomb 🤷♂️
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) October 2, 2022
Peoples-Jones has had a huge performance this 2022 NFL season as he caught 7 receptions for 70 yards in the three previous games. Through the first three-quarters of the game against the Falcons, Peoples-Jones has caught 4 receptions for 65 yards.
Peoples-Jones has been one of the most efficient deep-threat wide receivers in his three seasons with Cleveland. In the two previous seasons with Cleveland, Peoples-Jones caught 48 receptions for 901 yards and 5 touchdowns.
Cleveland drafted Peoples-Jones in the sixth round (187th overall pick) in the 2020 NFL Draft.