Question by  Fossilface (12)

How did the Cleveland Browns get their name?


Answer by  pekarcikp (26)

The Cleveland Browns got their name from one of the most influential players in all of sports- Jim Brown. Because he was such an influential player (and a great one) the team officially adopted the name "Browns".


Answer by  Joshua (25)

The Cleveland Browns were named from the result of a newspaper contest which was started by former owner Arthur McBride. The winner of the contest chose to name the team after current head coach Paul Brown who reluctantly accepted.


Answer by  Brett (7986)

The Cleveland Browns got their name from their original owner, Paul Brown, who named the team after his own last name.

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