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2012 Opponents determined

Posted Jan 2, 2012

The 2012 opponents have been announced for the Cleveland Browns.

Now that the 2011 regular season has come to a close, the Browns know who and where they will be playing their games in 2012.

In addition to home-and-home series with the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC North Division, the Browns will face the AFC West and NFC East on their rotations.

Based on their finish in the AFC North, the Browns will play the fourth place teams from the AFC East and AFC South.

The Browns will host the Kansas City Chiefs, San Diego Chargers, Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins, and travel to play the Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Indianapolis Colts, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants.

Here is a look back in history against each of the Browns’ 2012 opponents:

AFC NORTH

Baltimore: The Browns are 7-19-0 overall against the Ravens and dropped both contests to Baltimore in 2011. The last Browns win, a 33-30 overtime decision, came in Baltimore on Nov. 18, 2007.

Cincinnati: The Browns are 36-41-0 all-time against the Bengals and lost both matchups in 2011. The Browns last defeated the Bengals 23-20 at home on Oct. 3, 2010.

Pittsburgh: The Browns are 56-62-0 against the Steelers and fell twice to Pittsburgh in 2011. The Browns defeated the Steelers 13-6 on Thursday Night Football on Dec. 10, 2009 at Cleveland Browns Stadium.

HOME GAMES

Kansas City: The Browns are 10-10-2 against the Chiefs and 7-3-1 at home. The Browns last defeated the Chiefs at home in a 31-28 overtime game on Dec. 3, 2006.

San Diego: The Browns are 7-14-1 against the Chargers and 3-8-1 in home games. The Browns last defeated the Chargers 20-16 on Oct. 7, 2001 at Cleveland Browns Stadium.

Buffalo: The Browns are 10-6-0 against the Bills, including a 5-3-0 mark both at home and on the road. The Browns last hosted and defeated the Bills 8-0 in blizzard-like conditions on Dec. 16, 2007.

Philadelphia: The Browns are 31-15-1 against the Eagles and 17-6-1 in home games. The Browns last hosted the Eagles on Oct. 24, 2004. Philadelphia won the game 34-31 in overtime.

Washington: The Browns are 33-10-1 against the Redskins, including a 17-6-0 mark in home games in the series. The Browns hosted and beat the Redskins 17-13 on Oct. 3, 2004.

AWAY GAMES

Denver: The Browns are 5-18-0 against the Broncos and 3-9-0 in away games. The Browns last won in Denver on Oct. 8, 1990 when they posted a 30-29 victory.

Oakland: The Browns return to Oakland for the second straight year and fifth time since 2005. They are 8-11-0 against the Raiders and 6-7-0 in road games.

Indianapolis: For the second consecutive season, the Browns will play the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Browns are 15-12-0 against the Colts and 10-5-0 on the road, both in Baltimore and Indianapolis.

Dallas: The Browns are 15-11-0 against the Cowboys and 6-7-0 in road games during the series. The Browns posted a 19-14 win at Dallas on Dec. 10, 1994.

New York Giants: The Browns are 26-19-2 against the Giants, including a 12-9-2 mark in games played at New York. The Browns last defeated the Giants back on Dec. 1, 1985, when they earned a 35-33 win.

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