The Cleveland Browns are coming off of a four-win season in a familiar position—adjusting to a new head coach, a new front office and dodging questions about the quarterback position.
However, NFL teams certainly can turn around their fortunes in the span of one offseason. It's just that this is even more difficult a task in Cleveland, where the Browns haven't had a winning year since 2007 and where stability is a luxury they haven't yet afforded themselves.
With the 2014 schedule release on Wednesday, we now have the opportunity to take a look at the Browns' opponents on a week-by-week basis and make a few early predictions. Things will certainly change, courtesy of the upcoming draft, in which the Browns have 10 picks. But for what we know now, educated guesses of how the Browns' season will play out are worth taking a stab at.
Here are game-by-game predictions for the Browns' 2014 season.