Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 10/29/12
BEREA - The nine punts on Sunday and the 2-6 record stand tall, but there is also this little reality about the Cleveland Browns: If they win Sunday over the Baltimore Ravens, theyll enter the bye week having won three-of-four. And by any measure, thats not half bad. Lets also not be shy about this truth: The Browns had a chance to follow their first win with a second win over a very beatable Indianapolis team. They didnt. They fell flat. Now they have a chance to follow a win over San Diego with a win over Baltimore, How they handle it could help determine their second half -- at least the post-bye second half -- because the schedule gets a tad lighter as it gets into December. Baltimore is not the team it once was. Its still a very good team, with an outstanding quarterback and outstanding running back. But its defense is missing cornerback Lardarius Webb and middle linebacker Ray Lewis. Lewis is not what he was, but the Ravens still look on him as their spiritual leader (make of ...
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