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73 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 Thursday, we are just 73 days away from the Browns' regular season opener. No. 73 is currently represented by veteran left tackle Joe Thomas. Thomas is already set to be a future Hall of Famer, but here is a question for some of you old-timers: who takes the crown for the best to wear No. 73, Thomas or Doug Dieken? Here is the list of players who have worn No. 73 in the history of the franchise, per Pro Football Reference:

From To AV
Floyd Peters 1959 1959 0
Monte Clark 1963 1969 39
Doug Dieken 1971 1984 67
Gregg Rakoczy 1987 1990 19
Keith Bosley 1987 1987 2
Herman Arvie 1993 1993 1
Tim Goad 1995 1995 4
Darius Holland 1999 2000 5
Toby Myles 2001 2001 0
Derrick Ham 2001 2001 0
Joaquin Gonzalez 2002 2004 7
Joe Thomas 2007 2014 71