July 31, 2014

Week 12: The Browns Will Win If…

[burp] The Browns are sitting here after Thanksgiving at 4-6; not great, but not terrible. Certainly right around where I expected them to be. This week’s matchup gives them a chance at opening-day redemption. If I were Pat Shurmur and Dick Jauron, I’d have an animated GIF of that play where the defense didn’t get lined up cycling endlessly on every available screen in the building. But, that’s just me. Pass the gravy!

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The Bengals took the momentum of that opening day win and built a 6-3 record before falling to the Ravens last Sunday. Cincy’s been getting it done with a modest offense (18th in the league in yards/game) led by rookie QB Andy Dalton and rookie WR AJ Green. Both are nicked up for this game, which may help the Browns’ defense. Speaking of, that is where this game will be won or lost. Both teams are in the top-six in yards allowed per game, with the Browns slightly edging the Bengals. It could be another interesting battle. Without further ado…

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