3 reasons the Cleveland Browns can beat the Buffalo Bills

Browns offense huddles. (Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images)
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The Cleveland Browns take on the Buffalo Bills in Week 11 and while it won’t be easy, there are reasons to have hope they can pull off a win

Week 10 was one to forget for the Cleveland Browns as they were knocked off by the Miami Dolphins in a one-sided 39-17 affair. They struggled to stop the run and pass and simply couldn’t get anything going on offense.

That’s why it feels as though there’s very little hope as they take on the Buffalo Bills in Week 11. But anything is possible in the NFL, so there should be some hope. In fact, here are three reasons to believe the Browns can score an upset victory.

3 reasons the Browns can beat the Bills

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3. The game is on neutral grounds

Some of us might have been looking forward to a Snow Bowl as it was predicted Buffalo was about to be slammed with six feet of snow. While it’s always fun to watch these games, the NFL had to worry about safety above all else.

That led to them making the call to move the game to Detroit as Ford Field will be the site of the Week 11 showdown. And while the league made the call, the Lions appear to be gracious hosts, simply asking that the Bills fans just don’t break any tables while using their facilities.

The move is significant since it will mean the two teams will play indoors. That favors the Bills who have plenty of speed on the outside with Stefon Diggs and Gabe Davis. Had the event stayed in Buffalo, it might have helped Cleveland slightly, since it would have likely been more of a battle on the ground — and Nick Chubb would have given them the edge.

Even so, the fact that the Bills are no longer the “home team” is still positive for the Browns. It’s a neutral site but the drive from Cleveland is closer than it is from Buffalo, so the well-traveled Dawg Pound is sure to make their presence felt.

That’s one reason to believe the game isn’t a lost cause as some have predicted.