Browns break out color rush unis for Jets on Thursday night football

Brown and orange unis were supposed to debut 2 years ago, new uniforms on the way in 2020

Daryl Ruiter
September 19, 2018 - 8:56 pm
Cleveland Browns color rush uniforms

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Cleveland (92.3 The Fan) – The Browns will wear their special all brown with orange lettering and striping ‘color rush’ uniforms, which were supposed to debut Nov. 10, 2016 at Baltimore Thursday night.

The team is expected to wear the uniforms 3 times this season, including Sun. Oct. 7 against the Ravens and again later in the season.

In addition to the uniforms, the end zones at FirstEnergy Stadium have been painted in alternating brown and orange stripes – 16 to be exact in tribute to the franchise’s 16 Hall of Famers.

A complete uniform makeover is currently underway for the team and will debut for the 2020 season. The Browns are also exploring designs for a new logo to replace the helmet as the team’s primary mark.

Last week – Jets lost to the Dolphins 20-12; Browns lost to the Saints 21-18

Last time – Oct. 8, 2017: Jets 17, Browns 14

Series – 12-12-0

Familiar faces – Jets backup quarterback Josh McCown, who is mentoring San Darnold, was with the Browns during the 2015-16 seasons and set the Browns’ single-game passing record with 457 yards Oct. 11, 2015 in a 33-30 overtime win at Baltimore.

Jets running back Isaiah Crowell left the Browns as a free agent this offseason after spending the first 4 years of his career in Cleveland from 2014-2017.

Jets receiver Terrelle Pryor made his conversion from quarterback as a member of the Browns during the 2015-16 seasons and he led the team in receiving with 77 catches for 1,007 yards and 4 touchdowns.

Cornerback Buster Skrine was a Browns 2011 fifth-round pick and spent 4 years with the team before leaving as a free agent in 2015.

Rankings – Points per game: Browns 24t (19.5), Jets 7 (30)

Total yards per game: Browns 23 (327), 18 (355.5)

Rushing per game: Browns 5 (135), Jets 16 (105.5)

Passing per game: 27 (192), Jets 15 (250)

Points allowed per game: Browns 11t (21), Jets 6t (18.5)

Defensive yards allowed per game: 20 (373.5), Jets, 5 (298)

Run defense: Browns 20 (110.5), Jets 11 (87)

Pass defense: Browns 20 (263), 8 (211)

Turnover ratio: Browns 1 (+6), Jets 4t (+2)

Projected starters – Offense: WR Jarvis Landry, TE Darren Fells, LT Desmond Harrison, LG Joel Bitonio, C JC Tretter, RG Kevin Zeitler, RT Chris Hubbard, QB Tyrod Taylor, TE David Njoku, WR Antonio Callaway, RB Carlos Hyde

Defense: DE Myles Garrett, DT Larry Ogunjobi, DT Trevon Coley, DE Chris Smith, WILL James Burgess, MIKE Joe Schobert, SAM Jamie Collins, CB Denzel Ward, CB Terrance Mitchell, FS Damarious Randall, SS Jabrill Peppers

Injury report – Out: DE Emmanuel Ogbah (ankle), TE Seth DeValve (hamstring)

Doubtful: LB Christian Kirksey (shoulder/ankle)

Questionable: S Damarious Randall (heel), WR Jarvis Landry (knee)

Likely to play: CB Briean Boddy-Calhoun (hamstring), LT Desmond Harrison (shoulder), , CB Denzel Ward (hamstring), LB James Burgess (wrist)

Uniforms – Brown jerseys with orange numerals/striping, brown pants with orange striping (color rush)

Broadcast information – Radio: 92.3 The Fan, 98.5 WNCX and the University Hospitals Cleveland Browns radio network. TV: WOIO TV-19, NFL Network.

Kickoff – 8:23 p.m. FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio

Prediction – Browns 24, Jets 21