The close of the regular season is upon us and the final few spots in the playoffs remain up for grabs with just two weekends of football left to play, which sets things up very nicely for a dramatic finish.
As the first quarter of the Browns' Week Seven matchup against the Cinncinati Bengals drew to a close, the world was collapsing around Baker Mayfield. The Browns quarterback began the game 0/5 with 1 interception. To make matters worse, star wideout Odell Beckham Jr. tore his ACL chasing down the interception.
Cleveland's offensive troubles in 2019 are best summarised by the decline in the performance of their starting quarterback, Baker Mayfield. In 2018, Baker finished the season with a 63.8% completion percentage, 27 touchdowns, 14 interceptions and an average yards per attempt (Y/A) of 7.7 Y/A.
With the NFL trade deadline rapidly approaching, time is running out for some of the premier NFL talent on the trade block to move on to pasture's new. At the forefront is Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams.
This most recent edition of Monday Night Football presented a fascinating match-up between two of the NFL's most intriguing teams. Both the San Francisco 49ers and the Cleveland Browns kicked off on Monday night following a win and eager to prove to the rest of the NFL that they're not pretenders.
Cleveland Browns hired interim offensive co-ordinator Freddie Kitchens as their new head coach. Kitchens represents a gamble, but so did Baker Mayfield.
Looking ahead to a packed weekend of NFL action.
The only way is up for the Browns.
The Cleveland Browns have been the laughing stock of the NFL for some seasons now. They haven't had any luck with most aspects of the game, the draft hasn't gone their way, they finished last season without a single win and all of the Johnny Manziel drama.