Originally written on Cleveland Frowns  |  Last updated 10/31/14
If you thought it was hard enough to believe Mike Homgren last week when he said he expected the 2012 Browns to make “a pretty good jump,” here comes the people who risk real money on these promises to say that if Pat Shurmur’s charges are going to make any kind of significant jump next season, it’ll be backward. As reported last week, Cantor Gaming, which operates the sports books at seven of Las Vegas’s largest and most popular casino resorts, including Hard Rock, Tropicana, Venetian, Palazzo, and the Palms, has released point spreads for the first 16 weeks of the 2012  NFL season, now open for public wagering; and the Cleveland Browns aren’t favored to win a football game in a single one of these 16 weeks. Here’s the breakdown: Week 1. Eagles (-7) at Browns Week 2. Browns (+7) at Bengals Week 3. Bills (-1) at Browns Week 4. Browns (+10) at Ravens Week 5. Browns (+9.5) at Giants Week 6. Bengals (-2) at Browns Week 7. Browns (+3) at Colts Week 8. Chargers (-3.5) at Browns Week 9....
PLAYERS: Pat Shurmur
TEAMS: Cleveland Browns
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