NFL Power Rankings: Philadelphia Eagles fall flat in Week 11

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22. Cleveland Browns

For the first time in 40 games, the Cleveland Browns play the game without Hugh Jackson as their head coach.

The results? A surprise 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Shocker, right?

Now granted, the Falcons have been one of the more hot-and-cold organizations in the entire league this season, with impressive wins over Carolina and Washington, and four losses to potential playoff teams, but still, who expected the Browns to actually find a way to win their offensive head coach and offensive coordinator both out of a job?

I guess when your rookie quarterback completes all but three of his passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns for a QBR of 97.1, and your rookie running back goes off for 176 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown you are going to win more games than you lose.

That 92-yard rush from Nick Chubb was sweat.

So, you may ask, why are the Browns so low on this ranking when they are playing really fun football, regardless of their 3-6-1 record? Easy, their forthcoming schedule is tough.

With back to back games against the Texans and Panthers forthcoming and a trio of divisional bouts against the Bengals (twice) and Ravens still forthcoming, it looks like the Dawg Pound will have to wait until next season to earn that playoff bout. But hey, at least Lincoln Riley may be the team’s head coach and lead Baker Mayfield once again. That’ll be cool, right?