The Browns Just Equaled NFL History in a Bad Way

Cleveland goes 0-16
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 31, 2017 3:57 PM CST

(Newser) – The Cleveland Browns joined the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only teams in NFL history to go 0-16 when they failed to find a way to beat the backup-laden Pittsburgh Steelers in a 28-24 loss on Sunday. Cleveland had a chance late in the fourth quarter, but quarterback DeShone Kizer's fourth-down pass to Corey Coleman bounced off Coleman's hands and fell incomplete, per the AP. Head coach Hue Jackson is expected to return despite a 1-31 record. One bright spot: The Browns have two of the top four picks in the 2018 draft. (The awful season helps explains this obituary.)

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