The Cleveland Browns defense has experienced a decline in their last four games. Opponents are exploiting their vulnerabilities but the Browns also have some areas where they simply need to improve their efficiency to maintain their status at the top.
The Browns play return home after a 1-1 road trip to take on the Arizona Cardinals and rookie QB Clayton Tune.
Each week, the writers of the OBR will submit their predictions about the score of the Browns’ game for that week and a key matchup to keep an eye on. As always, we encourage you to join in and post your predictions in the forum or reach out on social media and let us know how you see this one playing out.
This week, it’s nearly unanimous, with all but one writer backing the Browns.
This is the Browns’ fifth home game and third game against the NFC West. The Browns come into this game at 4-3 while the Cardinals are struggling at 1-7. The Browns are 10-point favorites at home. The total currently sits at 38 points.
The game will be televised on CBS and kicks off at 1:00 p.m. from Cleveland Browns Stadium. The Browns lost their last matchup with the Cardinals in Cleveland back in 2021 by a score of 37-14. The last time Cleveland visited Arizona in 2019, it was a Browns’ loss 38-24.
All-time, the Browns trail the series with Arizona, 33-16-3.