The 2001 season marked the 53rd season for the Cleveland Browns as a professional NFL football team. The team finished the season as one the four best in the National Football League. The 2001 season was also the first under the leadership of Butch Davis. There were many memorable events during the season. In this article, we will review some of the key events of the season. Continue reading to learn more about the team’s 2001 history!
The team played 49 games and finished 53rd in the NFL’s rankings. The 2001 season was also the first year the Browns were coached by Butch Davis. The 2001 season was also a turning point in the franchise’s history, as they won the AFC North and swept the NFC West. Butch Davis was fired in 2001, but the Browns continued to be competitive and won the AFC North.
The 2001 season marked the 53rd season for the Cleveland Browns as a professional sporting franchise. It was also the team’s 49th season in the National Football League. The 2001 season was also the first under head coach Butch Davis. The Browns went 7-6 despite the loss of Derek Anderson, their quarterback in the season opener. The team missed the playoffs, finishing 7-9, and blew a 21-7 lead in the final seconds of the game.
In the game against the Jaguars, the Browns were down 15-10 with less than two minutes left in the fourth quarter. With their offense in Jacksonville territory and quarterback Tim Couch completing a pass to Quincy Morgan. The Browns raced to the eight yard line and spiked the ball to stop time. And despite the fact that they were down a touchdown, the game was ultimately won by the Jaguars.