Ozzie Newsome's Career Highlights

All-Pro: 1979 (PFWA) • 1984 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW)

All-Pro Second Team: 1979 (AP) • 1980 (NEA) • 1981 (AP) • 1982 (NEA) • 1983 (AP, NEA) • 1985 (AP)

All-AFC: 1979 (UPI, SN) • 1984 (UPI, PW)

All-AFC Second Team: 1983 (UPI) • 1985 (UPI)

(3) – 1982, 1985, 1986

(at time of his retirement following 1990 season)

• [2nd] Most Consecutive Games with a Reception – 150 (1979-1989)

Browns' records held by Newsome at the time of his retirement following the 1990 season

• [1st] Most Receptions, Career – 662
• [1st] Most Receptions, Season – 89 (1983, 1984)
• [1st] Most Receptions, Game – 14 (vs. New York Jets, Oct. 14, 1984)
• [1st] Most Consecutive Games with a Reception – 150 (1979-1989)
• [1st] Most Yards Receiving, Career – 7,980
• [1st] Most Yards Receiving, Game – 191 (vs. New York Jets, Oct. 14, 1984)
• [1st] Most Seasons, 50 or more catches – 6 (1979-1981, 1983-1985)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Seasons – 13 (1978-1990)
• [3rd] Most Yards Receiving, Season – 1,002 (1981)
• [4th] Most Yards Receiving, Season – 1,001 (1984)

 

AFC Statistical Championships
Receiving Titles: 1984

Team Statistical Championships
Receiving Titles: 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985

• 1980s All-Decade Team

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1978 Cleveland Browns 8 8 0 (3rd)
1979 Cleveland Browns 9 7 0 (3rd)
1980 Cleveland Browns 11 5 0 (1st)
1981 Cleveland Browns 5 11 0 (4th)
1982 Cleveland Browns 4 5 0 (8th*)
1983 Cleveland Browns 9 7 0 (2nd)
1984 Cleveland Browns 5 11 0 (3rd)
1985 Cleveland Browns 8 8 0 (1st)
1986 Cleveland Browns 12 4 0 (1st)
1987 Cleveland Browns 10 5 0 (1st)
1988 Cleveland Browns 10 6 0 (2nd)
1989 Cleveland Browns 9 6 1 (1st)
1990 Cleveland Browns 3 13 0 (4th)

* AFC regular season finish in strike-shortened season.

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