by Hal Bent

The Cleveland Browns have been one of the biggest success stories of the NFL this 2013 season.  Expected to be fighting for the top draft pick in the 2014 NFL Draft after starting 0-2 and trading away former #3 overall pick running back Trent Richardson, the Browns ripped off three straight wins behind quarterback Brian Hoyer.  When Hoyer tore his ACL against the Buffalo Bills in the Browns nationally televised Thursday night victory over the Buffalo Bills, the team was expected to go back to their losing ways.
With quarterback Brandon Weeden back behind center, the wheels came off the offense and the defense seemed to regress in turn.  Losses to NFC Central powerhouses Detroit and Green Bay had fair-weather Browns fans thinking about the 2014 NFL Draft again.  However, with the Browns going into Arrowhead Stadium to face the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs last week, a change at quarterback revitalized the Browns.  The offense and defense stepped up and nearly pulled off a huge upset.
This past Sunday afternoon, with AFC North division rival and defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens in town, the Browns rode the strong arm and veteran smarts of quarterback Jason Campbell to big divisional win and positioned themselves to remain in the Wild Card race as they entered their bye week...CLICK HERE FOR MORE: