Friday the 13th brought some bad luck for the Cleveland Browns, who that day learned they'll have the third-toughest 2012 schedule in the entire league.
Even though the NFL has yet to release the official team schedules -- this will happen Tuesday night at 7 ET -- we already know that the Browns' 2012 docket is rugged.
According to ESPN and NFL.com, the Browns's non-divisional games will be against the
And that's to say nothing of the six division games against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals.
Cleveland's opponents were a combined 135-121 (.575) in 2011. All told, the Browns will have only four games against teams that had a losing record last season.
That much we know. What we don't know is who the Browns will play in which week. Those details will emerge Tuesday.
According to NFL.com, the Ravens will have the fourth-toughest schedule, while the Steelers and Bengals are tied for 14th.
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