It’s another good day to be in charge of game grades, as the Cleveland Browns made you proud to be a fan in their 35-20 shellacking of the Bengals.
The Cleveland Browns 35-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals will go down as a historic one for fans of the orange and Brown.
In victory, Cleveland snapped a 25-game road losing streak, saving the franchise the embarrassment of tying the NFL record of 26.
Cleveland also checked something else off its list, winning consecutive games for the first time since the 2014 campaign.
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All of this with the shadow of recently fired head coach Hue Jackson in the background, who accepted a gig with the Bengals just one week after being terminated in Cleveland.
The Browns have also earned their second divisional win in the same season for the first time since the 2014 campaign.
All of these “firsts” really goes to show just how low the Browns sunk. These are things even mediocre franchise do all the time.
The league is built so horrific streaks like these don’t occur. It just goes to show how the Browns were set back by analytics and bad drafts.
But hopefully Browns Town has been through the darkness and days only get lighter.
Cleveland has now laid nice beatings on two teams that had playoff aspirations at some point this season.
Lucky for us, Atlanta and Cincy are on the way down, while Cleveland continues to trend up.
Here’s how the Browns graded out: