The Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings kick off their 2009 seasons on Sunday afternoon in Cleveland. At first glance, this game looks like a mismatch. Unfortunately for Browns fans, it looks like a mismatch upon second and third glance as well.
But Jerod does see a few reasons why the Browns could come out on top Sunday. Are they enough to sway his prediction? You’ll have to read to find out.
Not much is expected of the Cleveland Browns in 2009, with predictions like 2-14 rolling in from the likes of Peter King at SI. But in this Browns 2009 season outlook, Jerod finds a few reasons for Browns fans to be optimistic that the unexpected can once again happen in Cleveland.
Among many topics discussed in this preseason Q&A with Barry McBride of the Orange & Brown Report, find out the latest on the Browns’ QB battle between Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson, including whether the team is still trying to trade one of them.
Also, the latest on the Josh Cribbs contact situation, how the rookie WRs are looking in camp, and what the Browns need to do defensively to compete in 2009.
The Cleveland Browns wasted a superb defensive effort against Peyton Manning and the Colts, losing 10-6 on Sunday. During the game, Derek Anderson was injured and there are conflicting reports as to whether fans were cheering the injury or for Anderson as he limped off.