Joel Thorman has released his newest NFL Power Rankings for SB Nation, which you can check out here, and as would be expected, the Cleveland Browns dropped a couple of spots after their loss on Sunday to the Tennessee Titans.
Cleveland was slightly embarrassed by the Titans on their home field, but Thorman still believes the Browns have a chance to turn heads this season:
22. Cleveland Browns (2-2, LW: 18): Sorta like the Bengals, this is one of my surprise teams in 2011. They gotta beat Oakland and Seattle coming up if they’re thinking playoffs this year.
The Browns’ defense is going to have to really step up if they want to beat the Raiders in two weeks. This week, they will try and get a little healthier as they have one of the early bye weeks this season.