If (when) the Cleveland Browns lift the Lombardi Trophy as the Super Bowl winners one year, the 2020 season will likely be seen as the turning point of the modern franchise.
In 2020, head coach Kevin Stefanski and general manager Andrew Berry put a vision into place and found success in their first season. Despite the myriad of issues and limitations around the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Browns were still able to install their new identity.
That identity led to a winning season, a playoff appearance and a playoff victory. Cleveland may have been one missed helmet-to-helmet penalty away from going to the AFC championship game last year.
If 2020 really was the turning point that ends up leading to a Super Bowl championship, this video entitled “The Wait is Over” does a great job of encapsulating the season. (Link opens in new window)
What will you remember most about the 2020 season? What was the biggest turning point during the season?
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