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Week 2 NFL Picks: Browns Vs. Bengals, Experts Say Cleveland Has No Shot

A sampling of 23 NFL experts brings a unanimous prediction that the Browns will lose to the Bengals in Week 2.

Sep 9, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden (3) makes a throw against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-US PRESSWIRE
Sep 9, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden (3) makes a throw against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second half at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-US PRESSWIRE

The Cleveland Browns hit the road in Week 2 for a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday afternoon, and experts from ESPN, CBS and Yahoo! all predict the Browns are headed for a loss. In fact, there isn't a single expert across those three networks who thinks Brandon Weeden and the Browns can pull of an upset over Andy Dalton and the Bengals.

The unanimity of expert picks is staggering. All 12 experts on the ESPN panel have sided with Cincinnati, everyone on the eight-man panel at CBS agrees the Bengals will prevail and the each member of the remaining trio from Yahoo! has selected Cincinnati as well. A clean sweep from 23 NFL experts on any game is difficult to achieve, so it's safe to say the Browns are entering Week 2 as an underdog.

For more on the Browns, be sure to visit Dawgs By Nature. Additional coverage on the Bengals can be found at Cincy Jungle, while SB Nation's NFL hub is the place to go for all of your pro football needs.

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