At long last, with the lockout apparently drawing to a close, we're finally free to start getting excited about the upcoming NFL season.
For the Browns faithful, the anticipation is especially high. We're finally going to get our chance to see all the changes the Browns have implemented this offseason manifest on the field.
Given the stress of all our, "Will there even BE a season?" nightmares connected to the lockout, it's pretty exciting just to see football period, no matter what team you're a fan of.
But for the Browns, there are plenty of exciting extra reasons to get fired up for this football season besides just the fact that there will actually be a season.
Following are seven reasons to be excited about the Browns in 2011. There are loads more beyond these, so please share yours in the comments below!