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The '''Cleveland Browns''' are a [[National Football League]] [[franchise]]. They are part of the [[American Football Conference]] and play in the North division. The team was formed on 1946 by owner [[Arthur McBride]]. McBride held a newspaper contest to pick out the name for the team. The winning name for the team, the "Browns", was  based on the name of popular Cleveland [[Coach (sport)|coach]] [[Paul Brown]].
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The '''Cleveland Browns''' are a [[National Football League]] [[franchise]]. They are part of the [[American Football Conference]] and play in the North division. The team was formed on 1946 by owner [[Arthur McBride]], who held a newspaper contest to pick out the name for the team. The winning name for the team, the "Browns", was  based on the name of popular Cleveland [[Coach (sport)|coach]] [[Paul Brown]].
  
After the 1995 season, owner [[Art Modell]] decided to move the team to [[Baltimore]] for financial reasons, even though the team had an extremely loyal following in Cleveland and had sold out every home game for the previous 20 years.  Cleveland was later awarded an expansion team that began playing in 1999.  In a unique move, the new team was allowed to retain the team name, logos, and history of the Browns, while the original team that relocated started fresh as the [[Baltimore Ravens]].
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After the 1995 season, owner [[Art Modell]] decided to move the team to [[Baltimore]] for financial reasons, even though the team had an extremely loyal following in Cleveland.  Cleveland was later awarded an expansion team that began playing in 1999.  In a unique move, the new team was allowed to retain the team name, logos, and history of the Browns, while the original team that relocated started fresh as the [[Baltimore Ravens]]. More than any other team, Browns fans hate the Steelers.
==Roster==
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===Quarterbacks===
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*3 - Derek Anderson
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*11 - Ken Dorsey
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*7 - Bruce Gradkowski
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*10 - Brady Quinn
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===Running Backs===
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*31 - Jamal Lewis
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*35 - Jerome Harrison
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*28 - Allen Patrick
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*29 - Jason Wright
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===Fullbacks===
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2010 stars and likely Pro Bowl candidates: 40 -Peyton Hillis (RB), 73 -Joe Thomas (OL),  16 -Joshua Cribbs (WR), 12 -Colt McCoy (QB)
*47 - Lawrence Vickers
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*41 - Charles Ali
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===Wide Receivers===
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*17 - Braylon Edwards
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*16 - Joshua Cribbs
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*18 - [[Donte Stallworth]]
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*12 - Syndric Steptoe
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*88 - Kevin Kaspar
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===Tight Ends===
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*80 - Kellen Winslow II
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*87 - Darnell Dinkins
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*82 - Steve Heiden
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*86 - Martin Rucker
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===Offensive Tackles===
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*77 - Kevin Shaffer
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*73 - Joe Thomas
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===Guards===
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*68 - Seth McKinney
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*61 - Isaac Sowells
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*65 - Eric Steinbach
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*79 - Scott Young
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*62 - Lennie Friedman
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*72 - Ryan Tucker
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===Centers===
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*66 - Hank Fraley
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*70 - Rex Hadnot
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*64 - Ryan Pontbriand
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===Defensive Ends===
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*91 - Shaun Smith
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*98 - Robaire Smith
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===Defensive Tackles===
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*93 - Louis Leonard
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*92 - Shaun Rogers
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*71 - Ahtyba Rubin
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*97 - Santonio Thomas
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*99 - Corey Williams
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===Linebackers===
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===Cornerbacks===
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===Safeties===
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===Kickers===
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*4 - Phil Dawson
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===Punters===
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*15 - Dave Zastudil
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==See also==
 
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Latest revision as of 23:07, 11 July 2016

ClevelandBrowns1.jpg

The Cleveland Browns are a National Football League franchise. They are part of the American Football Conference and play in the North division. The team was formed on 1946 by owner Arthur McBride, who held a newspaper contest to pick out the name for the team. The winning name for the team, the "Browns", was based on the name of popular Cleveland coach Paul Brown.

After the 1995 season, owner Art Modell decided to move the team to Baltimore for financial reasons, even though the team had an extremely loyal following in Cleveland. Cleveland was later awarded an expansion team that began playing in 1999. In a unique move, the new team was allowed to retain the team name, logos, and history of the Browns, while the original team that relocated started fresh as the Baltimore Ravens. More than any other team, Browns fans hate the Steelers.

2010 stars and likely Pro Bowl candidates: 40 -Peyton Hillis (RB), 73 -Joe Thomas (OL), 16 -Joshua Cribbs (WR), 12 -Colt McCoy (QB)

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