• FOUNDED

    1944

  • CONFERENCE

    AFC

  • DIVISION

    AFC North

  • STADIUM

    FirstEnergy Stadium

  • STADIUM CAPACITY

    67,895

  • LOCATION

    Cleveland, OH

  • GOVERNOR

    James Arthur Haslam III

  • PRESIDENT

    Paul DePodesta

  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Andrew Berry

  • HEAD COACH

    Kevin Stefanski

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TEAM HISTORY

The Cleveland Browns were born in 1944 when Cleveland businessman Arthur B. McBride acquired a franchise in the new All-America Football Conference that would begin play in 1946. McBride's first act after acquiring the team was to hire Paul Brown, who had been a very successful high school, college, and service coach, as a coach and general manager.
The teams of the AAFC basically were of compa...

The Cleveland Browns were born in 1944 when Cleveland businessman Arthur B. McBride acquired a franchise in the new All-America Football Conference that would begin play in 1946. McBride's first act after acquiring the team was to hire Paul Brown, wh...

1944

Arthur B. McBride

35-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles, 9/16/50

Ken Carpenter

Paul Brown

Municipal Stadium or Lakefront Stadium

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