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72 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 Friday, we are just 72 days away from the Browns' regular season opener. No. 72 is currently represented by right tackle Mitchell Schwartz. Schwartz has been the most prominent player to wear the number since OL Ryan Tucker, but there are a couple of other worthy names on the list, particularly DT Jerry Sherk. Here is the list of players who have worn No. 72 in the history of the franchise, per Pro Football Reference:

From To AV
Chick Jagade 1951 1951 0
Derrell Palmer 1952 1953 0
John Kissell 1954 1956 0
Henry Jordan 1957 1958 0
Floyd Peters 1960 1962 18
Mike Bundra 1964 1964 2
Jerry Sherk 1970 1981 55
Dave Puzzuoli 1983 1987 7
Charles Buchanan 1988 1988 1
Kevin Robbins 1989 1990 2
Bob Dahl 1992 1995 23
Steve Zahursky 1999 1999 3
Roman Oben 2000 2001 7
Ryan Tucker 2002 2008 26
Phil Trautwein 2011 2011
Jabari Fletcher 2011 2011
Oniel Cousins 2011 2011 1
Mitchell Schwartz 2012 2014 17