26th October 2019

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Where do the Browns get their name from?

CLEVELAND BROWNS – The Cleveland All-America Football Conference franchise conducted a fan contest in 1945 to name the team. The most popular submission was “Browns” in recognition of the team's first coach and general manager Paul Brown, who was already a popular figure in Ohio sports.

Why are they called the Buffalo Bills?

In 1947 a contest was held to rename the Bisons, which was owned by James Breuil of the Frontier Oil Company. The winning entry suggested Bills, reflecting on the famous western frontiersman, Buffalo Bill Cody.

Do the Browns have a mascot?

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