Writer: Joel Cade
The Cleveland Browns will win on Thursday night. Bring out the Bud Light King. No meads on Thursday night, Browns fans will be screaming Dilly Dilly to the tune of free beer!
This will be a homecoming for Isaiah Crowell. Browns fans are happy to watch him play for another team. His balance issues are so bad it is actually quite comical. He falls over almost every time he tries to make a cut on an outside zone. He reminds me of that scene from Austin Powers.
One can almost see Crowell looking at Browns fans with a look of surprise saying, “So what’s your point?”
The Browns offensive looks well coached under offensive coordinator Todd “Toad” Haley. Upon reviewing the game film, it is apparent that Haley had a game plan (which is an improvement from his predecessor). He was looking to take advantage of a defense that was extremely over aggressive the week before. He stretched the defense vertically and horizontally. He even ran a series of counters and counters off counters to keep the defense confused.
Speaking of dazed and confused, that will be the state of rookie quarterback Sam Darnold. Gregg Williams has been around long enough to know how to confuse a rookie quarterback. Darnold’s head will be swimming while the Browns secondary is collecting interceptions. Look for Myles Garrett to have a monster day.
Another week, another kicker. The special teams of the Browns need some serious work. Bringing in Greg Joseph will be a boon for the kicking game. But the Browns’ offense needs to keep the game from being determined by the kicker.
These Thursday night games tend to be very one-sided. The Browns have more at stake, expect them to play harder.
Final Score: Jets 10, Browns 24