CLEVELAND — Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells once said, "you are what your record says you are."
If that's the case, then we should all feel mighty good about where the Cleveland Browns sit on this Monday. Coming off of Sunday's hard-fought, 22-17 win over the Eagles at FirstEnergy Stadium, Kevin Stefanski's team now stands at 7-3 with six games to go in the regular season.
What's been most impressive about what the Browns have done lately is that they're winning in different ways. Against the Bengals a few weeks ago, they needed five touchdown passes from Baker Mayfield to outshoot Cincinnati. Last week, it was the Nick Chubb-Kareem Hunt running game that pounded more than 200 yards worth of holes into Houston's defense.
Yesterday, it was the Browns defense that rose to the occasion. They recorded five sacks without the services of Myles Garrett, plus scored nine points on a Sione Takitaki interception return for a touchdown and an Olivier Vernon safety. Denzel Ward had one of his best games as a pro shutting down Philadelphia's passing game. The defense picked up the offense when they struggled to move the ball against the Eagle defense. It was a great sight to be sure.
We talked about the great play of the Browns defense with Jimmy Donovan on Monday's edition of Donovan & Dino. We also touched on Kevin Stefanski's outstanding job coaching this team and changing the culture of the franchise, Mayfield's accuracy concerns, plus what it's been like to call games at FirstEnergy Stadium in front of just 12,000 or so fans.
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Also, get more insights from Jimmy on the Browns' win over Philadelphia in Jimmy's Take by clicking here.
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