Week 1: Sept. 13 – at Baltimore Ravens
The Browns were dealt no favors to begin the year starting in Baltimore. This will be a revenge game after last season and could prove to be too much for the Browns. Fans will get a quick look at what the team has to offer in 2020 but don’t expect a win.
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The firepower and early-season woes of the new coaching staff will prove too much. Look for Lamar Jackson and crew to outrun the Browns and take an early division lead.
Week 2: Sept. 17 (Thursday) – Cincinnati Bengals
What better home opener than a Thursday night prime time game. Short rest is brutal in the NFL, but it will be nice to have early in the season when the full roster is still healthy.
Joe Burrow is likely to be a star, but don’t expect him to come away with a win in Cleveland on his first try. The Browns will refocus after a loss in week one and bring their division record back to 1-1.
Week 3: Sept. 27 – Washington Redskins
Two home games in a row vs. below-average opponents will be a great momentum builder for the Browns to begin the season. With too many questions at quarterback, look for the Browns defensive line to cut loose and wreak havoc. After starting off the season with a loss, look for the Browns to pick up back to back wins to end the month and start September with a winning record.
Record for Sept: 2-1