Handing out any awards beyond lumps of coal for the early part of the Cleveland Browns' 2012 season is a tall task.
An 0-5 start is all the Browns have had to show for head coach Pat Shurmur in his second year calling the shots. To be fair, much of that can be attributed to youth. Numerous rookies and younger players have been forced into action, causing expected mental mistakes and inconsistent play.
While there have been promising signs from Cleveland's developing young core, it hasn't resulted in any W's.
Incoming owner Jimmy Haslam has stated that no personnel decisions will be made during the season, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer. That paradigm could shift in light of the team's status as the worst in the NFL, though.
The product on the field in Cleveland is once again unacceptable, and someone is going to ultimately have to pay by having their pay taken away.
In spite of all the negativity engulfing the Browns' organization, let's hand out awards to the team as if the season were to end today.