Found December 18, 2012 on Cleveland Frowns:
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We’d been saving this for a rainy day and here we are (at least metaphorically speaking), so enjoy this gem from a few weeks back by Jonathan Knight at The Cleveland Fan, who took a look back at “the Browns’ finest performance of the expansion era … a victory over the best team they’d faced in more than 40 years.” That’s Eric Mangini’s Browns’ 2010 drubbing of the New England Patriots in Colt McCoy’s third game as an injury-forced third round rookie starter. It was the precise opposite of Shurmurball and it was glorious. As is Knight’s piece at TCF, which only has two significant factual inaccuracies in it which, for articles about Mangini’s Browns, qualifies the writer for a Pulitzer, but nevertheless should be addressed: Error #1. Knight says: “By Week 9 of 2010, the Browns had already done a nice job of firmly establishing themselves as absolutely nothing for any opponent to worry about. They stood at 2-5 coming out of their bye week and loomed as anything but a threat to the
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