The Cleveland Browns started the 2020 offseason with a renewed sense of optimism under their new coach, Kevin Stefanski. However, things have not gone as per plan. The Browns suffered a massive 6 – 38 loss in their opening game against the Baltimore Ravens. However, prior to the game, Lakers’ LeBron James was all psyched up for the highly anticipated matchup.
Bronny is a long-time Browns fan and just like any other fan, the NBA kingpin wanted his side to do well on opening weekend. However, to their dismay, the Browns weren’t fated for a win.
Los Angeles Lakers star is a self-proclaimed Cleveland Browns fan. His loyalty to the Cleveland-based outfit can be traced back to his storied history with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He won one NBA championship while playing for the Cavs back in 2016.
He wished the Browns on his official Twitter handle ahead of their season opener against the Lamar Jackson-led Baltimore Ravens. However, this is how the game ended on Sunday at the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
The Browns were thoroughly outplayed as the Ravens picked up where they left off last season. Jackson, in particular, was quintessential to bring home the win. He threw for 275 yards and completed three passing TDs, seven carries, and rushed for 45 yards.
The Browns defense could just not handle Jackson as they crumbled in the face of adversity. Their offensive stars like Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham Jr, and Nick Chubb also failed to live up to the expectations.
Here’s how Twitterati reacted to the Browns’ blowout against the Ravens.
Browns take on Joe Burrow’s Cincinnati Bengals in Week Two. Based on how the Bengals played against Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, things won’t be easy for Mayfield and Co. against a young offense. Coach Stefanski will be under massive pressure heading into that game.
Will the Browns bounce back after this disastrous display on opening weekend? Watch this space for more updates on the same.
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