Paul Brown, who coach Bill Walsh once called the "father of modern football", was the team's namesake and first coach. From the beginning of play in 1946 at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, the Browns were a great success. Cleveland won each of the AAFC's four championship games before the league dissolved in 1949.
Just so, why do the Browns have an elf as a mascot?
The story of Brownie the Elf the logo begins long before the Cleveland Browns adopted the little creature — long before the team even existed, in fact. He also asked for submissions for mascot logos, and after careful consideration chose Brownie as the new face of the team.
Where did the Cleveland Browns get their name from?
CLEVELAND BROWNS. There's some debate about whether Cleveland's professional football franchise was named after its first coach and general manager, Paul Brown, or after boxer Joe Louis, who was nicknamed the “Brown Bomber.”
Which NFL teams do not have a mascot?
only the New York Jets, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, and Washington Redskins have no official team mascots - the other 28 teams each have at least 1.