Found September 17, 2012 on Cleveland Sports Torture:
PLAYERS: Pat Shurmur
TEAMS: Cleveland Browns
At some point over the summer, I seriously grappled with the prospect of a winless Browns season. I eventually talked myself out of it when it was time to turn in my official CST prediction, but that three-win-leap-of-faith has more to do with the NFL's competitive balance (Any Given Sunday is more than just a cliche and a kickass film; it's a fierce mantra that separates the NFL from the inferior college product) than my confidence in the 2012 Brownies. If you read this space last year (and judging from the hits, you didn't), you know I was one of the first local media members to call out the suspect hiring of Pat Shurmur. Last week's home opener only reinforced Genuine Pat's status as the worst coach in Browns history, no easy feat with Chris Palmer and Coach Crennel so vivid in my memory. Simply put, I expect to lose every Sunday. That doesn't mean I'm numb to it. It hurts each week, in different ways. But I'm done fooling myself. As long as Shur...
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