What Positives Can Cleveland Browns Take Away from 2015 Season?

December 9, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Following the Cleveland Browns' 37-3 Week 13 loss at the hands of the Cincinnati Bengals, Browns head coach Mike Pettine insisted during his postgame press conference that "there are some positives to take," from the game. He was roundly and rightly mocked for making such a statement.
But Pettine isn't wrong in a macro sense: There are positives to be taken from the Browns' 2015 season, though they are but 2-10 so far on the year. There are building blocks in place that Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer can use to try to improve the team next year, and barring any coaching changes, provide foundation pieces that a new regime in Cleveland can work with in 2016.
In terms of players, it's not hard to pick out the bright spots this season. Two of them are receiver Travis Benjamin and tight end Gary Barnidge. The pair has more than 800 receiving yards so far this year, with Benjamin catching 65.1 percent of the passes thrown to him and Barnidge, 75 percent.

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