The Cleveland Browns is a very popular team playing football in the North division of American Football Conference. In the year 1946, Cleveland Browns was established by Paul Browns and Arthur B who were the Chartered members of AAFC, the All American Football Conference. In the year 1949, the AAFC got shut down and Cleveland Browns than joined NFL. In their first season itself, they won a championship.
Let’s have a look at top 10 interesting facts about Cleveland Browns below:
#10. Jimmy Haslam is the current owner
Jimmy Haslam is the current owner of the Cleveland Browns team. Head coach of the team is Mike Pettine and the general manager is Ray Farmer. President of the team is Alec Scheiner.
#9. Colors of the team
Burnt orange, seal brown and white are the common colors used by the Cleveland Browns team.
#8. The team has won many AAFC and NFL championships
In the year 1950, 1951 and 1952, the Cleveland Browns team won the NFL American Conference Championships. Again from the year 1953 to 1955 then in 1957, 1964, 1965, 1968 and 1969, NFL Eastern Conference Championships were won by the team. They also won the NFL Century Division Championships between the years 1967 to 1969.
#7. Team operations suspended from 1996 to 1998
Between 1996 and 1998, the Cleveland Browns suspended all its operation as the owner of that time, Art Model thought of shifting the team to Baltimore. The intellectual property of the team was kept in trust. The team resumed playing in NFL in the year 1999.
#6. Team headquarter in Ohio
In the Cleveland Browns Training and the Administrative complex is headquarter of the Cleveland Browns. It is located in the Berea, Ohio.
The Cleveland Browns are headquartered in the Cleveland Browns Training and Administrative Complex in Berea, Ohio.
#5. Ring of Honor
Ring of Honor of the Cleveland Browns includes Mike McCormack, Bill Willis, Ozzie Newsome, Jim Brown, Paul Brown, Gene Hickerson, Marion Motley, Paul Warfield, DeLamielleure, Len Ford, Dante Lavelli, Bobby Mitchell, Frank Gatski, Otto Graham, Leroy Kelly, and Lou Groza.
#4. 1-1-1 start in 2018 season
In the last seven years, the 2018 start of the season is the best where the team score is 1-1-1. In 2011, the team began with 2-1 after which 11 out of total 13 games were lost by the team.
#3. The most successful franchise of Cleveland
In comparison with any other Cleveland team, Brows had the maximum championships.
#2. Lou Groza, an all-time leading scorer
Lou Groza is considered as the all-time leading scorer of the team with a total of 1,608 points in his basket for the matches of 1946 to 1949 in AAFC and 1950-1959, 1961-1967 for NFL.
#1. First winning season
In AAFC, the first winning season for the team was in the year 1946 with the core of 12-2 and for NFL, it was in 1950 with the score of 10-2.
These are some of the interesting as well as important facts about The Cleveland Browns.