Cleveland Browns History

The Cleveland Browns are in their seventy-second season, playing their home games at FirstEnergy Stadium, in Cleveland, Ohio since 1999. The Browns are led by head coach Kevin Stefanski since 2020.

In 1976, head coach Forrest Gregg won Coach of the Year after leading the team to a 9-5-0 record.

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: Brian Sipe won the Most Valuable Player in 1980; Jim Brown won the Most Valuable Player in 1957, 1958, and 1965; Chip Banks won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1982.

The Browns have won eight championships in their history, most recently in 1964.

Cleveland Browns Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Kevin Stefanski 2020 11-5-0 68.8% 1-1
Freddie Kitchens 2019 6-10-0 37.5% 0-0
Hue Jackson 2016-2018 3-36-1 8.8% 0-0
Gregg Williams 2018 5-3-0 62.5% 0-0
Mike Pettine 2014-2015 10-22-0 31.3% 0-0
Rob Chudzinski 2013 4-12-0 25.0% 0-0
Pat Shurmur 2011-2012 9-23-0 28.1% 0-0
Eric Mangini 2009-2010 10-22-0 31.3% 0-0
Romeo Crennel 2005-2008 24-40-0 37.5% 0-0
Butch Davis 2001-2004 24-35-0 40.7% 0-1
Terry Robiskie 2004 4-12-0 25.0% 0-0
Chris Palmer 1999-2000 5-27-0 15.6% 0-0
Bill Belichick 1991-1995 36-44-0 45.0% 1-1
Bud Carson 1989-1990 12-19-1 39.1% 1-1
Jim Shofner 1990 3-13-0 18.8% 0-0
Marty Schottenheimer 1984-1988 45-34-0 57.0% 2-4
Sam Rutigliano 1978-1984 51-54-0 48.6% 0-2
Forrest Gregg 1975-1977 18-24-0 42.9% 0-0
Dick Modzelewski 1977 6-8-0 42.9% 0-0
Nick Skorich 1971-1974 30-24-2 55.4% 0-2
Blanton Collier 1963-1970 76-34-2 68.8% 3-4
Paul Brown 1946-1962 158-48-8 75.7% 9-5

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