Cleveland Browns: 3 slam-dunk predictions vs Colts

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3 predictions for the Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts in Week 5.

The Cleveland Browns host the Indianapolis Colts in a matchup that’s already being talked about as having playoff implications.

Both teams are being viewed as contenders at the bottom of the AFC playoff tree, which was made more intriguing by the league’s decision to expand the number of teams that can make the postseason from six to seven.

With that in mind, the Browns have to treat this one bigger than the Dallas game, and we all know how that game was built up among the fan base.

Truth-be-told, though, this one carries more importance because it’s an AFC matchup.

The No. 1 determining factor in a tie-breaker is the result of a head-to-head matchup, while No. 2 is win-loss percentage of games played in the conference.

So, yeah, beating the Cowboys is a BIG deal, but beating the Colts will have ramifications that we may end up talking about in December.

With 12,00 fans expected in the stands for the Week 5 contest, here’s three Browns-centric predictions.