The Cleveland Browns on Sunday became a part of NFL lore they'd sooner forget. The Browns' 28-24 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Heinz Field ended a winless season, making these Browns and the 2008 Detroit Lions the only two teams to go winless in a 16-game season. On fourth-and-2 with 1:46 left, Browns receiver Corey Coleman dropped a pass from DeShone Kizer at the Steelers' 11-yard line to end any hopes Cleveland had of winning their first game.
The Cleveland Browns joined the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only teams in NFL history to go 0-16 when they failed to find a way to beat the backup-laden Pittsburgh Steelers in a 28-24 loss on Sunday. Cleveland had a chance late in the fourth quarter, but quarterback DeShone Kizer's fourth-down pass to Corey Coleman bounced off Coleman's hands and fell incomplete.
DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes and the Detroit Lions beat the turnover-prone and short-handed Green Bay Packers 35-11 Sunday in a matchup of teams out of the playoff race.
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The Cleveland Browns became only the second team in NFL history to finish 0-16 on Sunday and even that doesn’t seem like enough to describe the pit of misery that has become FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns join the 2008 Detroit Lions as the NFL’s only winless seasons since the schedule went to 16 games. After its first two possessions on Sunday, Cleveland had already fallen into a 14-0 deficit, amassed -16 yards on offense and watched a punt out of their own end zone get deflected.
With Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia sure to be linked to NFL coaching openings this offseason, comes a report from the NFL Network's Michael Silver that Patricia is a front-runner for the Detroit Lions job should they make a coaching change. Bob Quinn, the Lions GM, is familiar with Patricia from his tenure as Patriots director of pro scouting.
The Detroit Lions are reportedly planning on firing Jim Caldwell on Sunday. The Detroit Lions are expected to fire head coach Jim Caldwell after Sunday’s season finale against the Green Bay Packers, NFL Network reports. The Lions sit in second place in the NFC North at 8-7, but have been eliminated from the playoffs.