Kicker: Cleveland’s NFL 12-step plan


NICK EICHER, HOST: With the Cleveland Browns coming off only the second 0 and 16 season in NFL history, fans might be tempted to start their own 12-step recovery program.

AUDIO: My name is Luke and I’m here because I’m a Browns fan.

All kidding aside, it turns out there actually is an informal support group. But it’s not for Cleveland fans. It’s for fired coaches.

Since 2008, the Browns have racked up consecutive losing seasons. In that span, the team’s fired 5 head coaches, and 9 offensive and defensive coordinators.

They met recently at an Indianapolis restaurant named — you can’t make this up — Rock Bottom.

Oh well, there’s always next year.

It’s The World and Everything in It.


(AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File) This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit.

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