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2002 Cleveland Browns season
Head Coach Butch Davis
Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium
Results
Record 9–7
Place 2nd AFC North
Playoff Finish Lost AFC Wild Card Playoffs
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The 2002 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 50th season with the National Football League.

The Browns made the playoffs for the first time since their inaugural season as an expansion franchise. It was only the Browns' fourth year since the expansion, and their first winning season. It would also prove to be the only time that the team made the NFL playoffs in the 2000s. It marks the last time that the Browns have qualified for the postseason.[1]

Schedule Edit

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 September 8 Kansas City Chiefs L 40–39 Cleveland Browns Stadium 0–1 72,938
2 September 15 Cincinnati Bengals W 20–7 Cleveland Browns Stadium 1–1 73,358
3 September 22 at Tennessee Titans W 31–28 (OT) Adelphia Coliseum 2–1 68,804
4 September 29 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 16–13 Heinz Field 2–2 62,864
5 October 6 Baltimore Ravens L 26–21 Cleveland Browns Stadium 2–3 73,688
6 October 13 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–3 Raymond James Stadium 2–4 65,625
7 October 20 Houston Texans W 34–17 Cleveland Browns Stadium 3–4 73,248
8 October 27 at New York Jets W 24–21 The Meadowlands 4–4 78,502
9 November 3 Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–20 Cleveland Browns Stadium 4–5 73,718
10 Bye week
11 November 17 at Cincinnati Bengals W 27–20 Paul Brown Stadium 5–5 64,060
12 November 24 at New Orleans Saints W 24–15 Louisiana Superdome 6–5 68,295
13 December 1 Carolina Panthers L 13–6 Cleveland Browns Stadium 6–6 72,718
14 December 8 at Jacksonville Jaguars W 21–20 ALLTEL Stadium 7–6 46,267
15 December 15 Indianapolis Colts L 28–23 Cleveland Browns Stadium 7–7 73,098
16 December 22 at Baltimore Ravens W 14–13 M&T Bank Stadium 8–7 68,348
17 December 29 Atlanta Falcons W 24–16 Cleveland Browns Stadium 9–7 73,528

Playoffs Edit

Game Date Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
AFC Wild Card January 5 Pittsburgh Steelers L 36–33 Heinz Field 9–8 62,595

StandingsEdit

Template:2002 AFC North standings

ReferencesEdit

  1. As of the 2011 NFL season

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