If we were talking playoffs and not draft, Josh Gordon would probably be the top storyline of 2013 for the Browns.
What he's done on a losing team has been incredible -- his domination, getting national attention.
At No. 5: 1,564 yards receiving, nine touchdowns -- Josh Gordon..
Against Jacksonville he set a Browns single-game record with 261 receiving yards, breaking his own record set a week earlier against Pittsburgh.
He's the only NFL player in history to top 200 receiving yards in back-to-back games. Week 14 in New England he set the Browns record for most receiving yards in a season. He still has one game left to add on to it.
And remember -- he's done it all after missing the first two games.
It's hard to believe the Browns were actually 3-2 -- a rare road win in Minnesota followed by a great victory over Cincinnati and the stadium rocking in prime time vs. the Bills.
But finally beating the Ravens -- that was No. 4.
It's also the last time the Browns won a game -- Nov. 3.
When the game went final -- Browns 24, Ravens 18 -- it was the first time the Browns beat Baltimore since Nov. 18, 2007, and it snapped an 11-game losing streak to their rival.
It also had the locker room and the city of Cleveland thinking they might be for real.
And that leads us to No. 3 -- Browns collapses.
We saw them lose halftime leads to the Dolphins, Ravens and Lions. But it was only after that Ravens win that it all went downhill.
That team we thought could contend in the AFC North gave up a 13-0 lead in Cincinnati as the Bengals scored 31 points in the second quarter.
The Browns lost and were never the same: losing at home in the final minute to the Jags, that unbelievable loss in New England and blowing a fourth-quarter lead against the Bears.
No. 2: Just like every other year -- quarterback!
Brandon Weeden won the job out of training camp, but it wasn't long until we were asking "How?"
He lost his first two starts before a thumb injury forced him out. Enter Brian Hoyer.
Coach Chud shocked fans by starting the third-string QB in Week 3 over second-stringer Jason Campbell.
Hoyer showed promise and brought a lot of excitement to town with a win at Minnesota and then shocking Cincinnati.
But in prime time vs. the Bills, he hurt his knee -- season over and bring back Weeden with two more losses to follow.
So Chud turned the keys over once again -- to Campbell, starting QB No. 3 for the season.
He played well in Kansas City and beat the Ravens, but overall he is 1-6 as a starter, and his concussion gave Weeden yet another start and another loss.
Weeden is 0-5 as a starter, and the Browns are still searching for a starting quarterback.
And at No. 1: Trent Richardson -- traded to the Indianapolis Colts on a Wednesday in September, shocking Browns fans.
Nobody saw it coming -- not in Week 3 of a season in a league that doesn't see in-season trades often.
It looks like a great move, though, as the Browns now have the Colts' first-round pick next season, and Richardson, for now, is a bust.