Originally Posted To WahoosOnFirst.com
One of my favorite sports talk show gimmicks is when the hosts go through an NFL team’s schedule and say with certainty months in advance which games the team will win and lose. The Browns play Tampa Bay at home Week Nine? THAT’S A WIN. The next week they face Cincinnati on the road? OH THAT’S A TOUGH GAME THEY’LL PROBABLY LOSE THAT ONE. It’s a great way for people to delude themselves into thinking season after season that the Browns will go 9-7 and fight for a playoff spot.