Browns’ Last Offensive Play Of 2017 Perfectly Sums Up Their 0-16 Season

Bryan Brandom
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Ironically, two of the contests in which the Cleveland Browns came closest to actually reining victorious in 2017 came against the 13-3, division-winning Pittsburgh Steelers.

Unironically, both losses, which bookended the first 0-16 season since the Detroit Lions went winless in 2008, were punctuated by a truly embarrassing breakdown on the part of the Browns.

The Browns had a serious chance to upset the way, way shorthanded Steelers (who were resting Ben Roethlisberger and Le’Veon Bell and missing Antonio Brown due to injury) in crunch time on Sunday.

Then, with a minute and 46 seconds remaining and DeShone Kizer’s offense just 27 yards from finding the end zone to take a lead, this happened on fourth-and-2.

Oh, boy.

Coleman’s drop would stand as the last offensive play of the second 0-16 season in NFL history. The Browns’ first possession of the year ended in equally futile fashion.

Pittsburgh’s B team won 28-24.

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