5 Interesting Facts About The Cleveland Browns

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The Cleveland Browns are a NFL football team with a long history of ups and downs TBH. In the past few years, it seems like the team has had more downs than ups. However, their fans have stuck by them through them it all. Their fans, who are known for being extremely die-hard and understanding HIFW they lose and the FOMO when they win, are cheering them on as the team works hard to return to their former glory.

Here are 5 interesting facts that you may not have known about The Cleveland Browns:

  • They were originally not an NFL team

The Cleveland Browns were originally not an NFL team. They actually started out as a member of the All American Football Conference (AAFC), which they dominated by winning the championship every single year out of the four years that it existed.

  • They have won eight league championships

Although they haven’t been having much victory in recent years, The Cleveland Browns are actually the most successful franchise from Cleveland and have won more championships than all other teams from Cleveland combined! They have won a total of eight championships – four NFL and four AAFC titles. They have more winning history than the basketball and baseball teams in Cleveland. Not exactly a title town like Boston, but it’s a start.

  • They scored the first ever two-point conversion in NFL history

It wasn’t until 1994 that the NFL adopted the two-point conversion. Early in that season, the Cleveland Browns scored the first ever two-point conversion in the history of NFL.

  • They once got into playoffs by winning just four matches

In 1982, the team played only nine NFL games because of the strike shortened season. With an overall record of 4-5, they got into playoffs as wildcard team.

  • You don’t bring up Art Modell

 Art Modell was the owner of the Cleveland Browns from 1961 to 1995. He moved the franchise from Cleveland to Baltimore, and even though he was the last team owner to win a championship, the fan base still holds a lot of hostility towards him.

FAQ

Who are the owners of the Cleveland Browns?

Art Modell was the owner of the Cleveland Browns from 1961 to 1995. He moved the franchise from Cleveland to Baltimore, and even though he was the last team owner to win a championship, the fan base still holds a lot of hostility towards him.

Which team scored the first 2 point conversion in the NFL?

It wasn’t until 1994 that the NFL adopted the two-point conversion. Early in that season, the Cleveland Browns scored the first ever two-point conversion in the history of NFL.

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