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75 Days Until the Browns' Regular-Season Opener

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We are doing a countdown to the Cleveland Browns' first regular season game against the New York Jets, which is on September 13, 2015. For each day we are counting down, we will try to find a photo of a current or past member of the Browns in that uniform, and we'll also list the players who have donned that jersey in the past.

As of Tuesday, we are just 75 days away from the Browns' regular season opener. No. 75 is currently represented by second-year left guard Joel Bitonio. Bitonio is coming off of a great rookie season and is on his way to becoming a staple at the position for many years. A lot of players have worn the number, but no individual has worn it for an extended period of time -- could Bitonio be the longest before long? Here is the list of players who have worn it in the history of the franchise, per Pro Football Reference:

From To AV
Sid Youngelman 1959 1959 0
Roger Shoals 1963 1964 4
Jim McCusker 1963 1963 2
William Yanchar 1970 1970 3
Wes Grant 1972 1972 2
Allen Aldridge 1974 1974 3
Stan Lewis 1975 1975 2
Bob Lingenfelter 1977 1977 2
Mark Buben 1982 1982 0
Bill Contz 1983 1986 5
Alex Carter 1987 1987 1
Chris Pike 1989 1990 5
Pio Sagapolutele 1991 1995 8
Lomas Brown 1999 1999 1
Steve Zahursky 2000 2000 4
Damian Gregory 2002 2002 0
Simon Fraser 2005 2007 6
Pat Murray 2011 2011
Artis Hicks 2011 2011 1
Oniel Cousins 2012 2013 2
Brian Sanford 2013 2013 0
Joel Bitonio 2014 2014 6