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The Cleveland Browns are hanging on by a thread

The Browns still have a chance to make a playoff run.

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The Cleveland Browns torched the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football. The NFL world got to catch a glimpse of the Browns potential under the lights on a national stage. While the odds aren’t exactly in Cleveland’s favor, they still have a chance to make a playoff run even if the season is hanging on by a thread.

Following their week 9 bye, the Browns will face two capable AFC East teams - the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins. They also must take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In order to keep their playoff hopes alive, they will likely have to win at least 2 of the 3 games.

Following these 3 games marks the return of Deshaun Watson. The big question isn’t whether or not he has the talent to get the job done, it’s whether or not he will have rust to shake off with little margin for error in a playoff push.

We talked about the Bengals game, the trade deadline, and Deshaun Watson’s return expectations on The Dawgs Table via the Dawgs By Nature podcast network:

The Dawgs Table is a Cleveland Browns roundtable discussion show hosted by myself (Craig Fountain) and Ryan Angelo. We are pleased to have joined Dawgs By Nature, SB Nation, and Vox Media to bring you weekly Browns conversations.

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Whether we see you each week on the live stream (Tuesdays at 9 pm eastern) or join you through your podcast app of choice, we are super excited to bring you the show.

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