As with any season-ending video game that does not end in the raising of a championship prize, it stings in Cleveland today– especially after flubbing a possibility to take a late lead. But after years of wallowing in the septic tank as a dysfunctional team without any hope, a minimum of it’s clear this Browns club has a bright future.

“It sucks to be quite sincere with you men,” Mayfield stated after the loss, via the group’s official transcript. “It sucks since numerous individuals have actually compromised so much during this procedure and this very strange season and overcome misfortune. Numerous individuals have stepped up– families of players and families of personnel– and everyone compromised so much for us to be able to do this. It is simply regrettable for us to come up brief. It draws because our companied believe in it.