Cleveland Browns schedule game: Enough wins to end playoff drought?

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Weeks 16-17-18

Week 16 at Jets, Dec. 26/27: Remember how horrible the Browns played against the Jets last season, and they still managed to win the game pretty convincingly? I know, New York didn’t have Sam Darnold, but I don’t see the USC product making all the difference unless he takes a MAJOR leap in his third year.

Record: 9-6

Week 17, vs Pittsburgh, Jan. 3: The playoffs could be on the line for both teams, as the Browns should be in great shape, especially since the league expanded it’s format to include seven teams per division.

This one really could go down as a class, with the Browns prevailing, of course.

Record: 10-6


Surprisingly, I’ve got the Browns going 10-6. It easily could’ve been 9-7. I mean, go ahead and flip a coin on how that finale against Pittsburgh would’ve played out. I’ve just watched too much losing not to pick Cleveland in that scenario.

Plus, I’m a believer in Stefanski and Berry and truly believe these are the guys to get the organization turned around.

Most importantly, this record revolves around my belief that Stefanski can get Mayfield going. We all want the former Heisman winner to be Pat Mahomes, dropping dimes from the 50. Unfortunately, it’s just not his game and Stefanski, if he’s as smart as they say he is, recognizes this and will find the offense best suited to Mayfield’s talents.

The record also reflects the Browns strength of schedule–one of the easiest in the league. If you’re keeping count, I’ve got Cleveland going 3-3 within the division and still winning double-digit games.

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The Jets, Giants, Jaguars, Raiders and Reskins? The Colts and 60-year old Phillip Rivers? These teams aren’t just beatable, they stink. Go get ’em, Brownies!