New England Patriots: Ranking AFC Threats

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53. <p>The Browns are never boring. They were riding high after a 7-4 start, only to falter in the following five games to miss the playoffs. Could a wardrobe change be all this team needs to reach the next level?</p> <p>It’s easy to bash on the Browns, but remember the miracle it took for the Patriots to escape with the win in that 2013 encounter. Also remember that Mike Pettine will be the first head coach to appear in consecutive season openers for the Browns since who knows when.</p> <p>The Patriots and Browns are not scheduled to play in the 2015 regular season.</p>. AFC North. 2014: 7-9. Cleveland Browns. 11. player

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