3 reasons Cleveland Browns will trounce Houston Texans, get 1st win of 2021

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The Cleveland Browns get the chance to even their record at 1-1 by hosting the Houston Texans at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday.

With Deshaun Watson waiting for his future to unfold, this game moved to “lock” status for many fans of the Browns. A loss would have all of us freaking out–as it should–but we’re not even going to consider that.

Houston is looking for a treasure trove of first-round picks to move Watson, but they can’t do anything until his legal matters are sorted out.

That means former Brown Tyrod Taylor is running the huddle, and he’s coming off a Week 1 victory.

As for Cleveland, the Week 1 loss was tough to swallow, but the Browns were right there with the defending AFC champions.

Now, Kevin Stefanski’s bunch must avoid a letdown and considering the coach’s track record–albeit brief–the Browns will not be overlooking Houston, a team trending in the wrong direction.

Here’s three reasons the Browns coast to victory.