It is Friday, September 9, 2022, and Week 1 of the 2022 NFL season is already underway.
The Cleveland Browns will travel to Charlotte, North Carolina to take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon.
— Chad Smith (@csmith7646) September 9, 2022
Fans are en route to Charlotte for the game.
Been on the road to Charlotte! 7 hours left. Go #Browns
— John L. (@Sca1esOfJustic3) September 9, 2022
— Noah Jacobson (@NoahJacobson12) September 9, 2022
A Week 1 Victory Monday is being predicted.
At this time Monday we will be talking about how the #Browns finally won a opener
— APJ (@AlwaysPositiveJ) September 9, 2022
This could be the first Week 1 Victory Monday Browns fans have celebrated in years.
The #Browns are going to win their first season opener in 18 years. And I’m off to Charlotte to witness it ✌️
— Elizabeth Marshall Pennyworth (@LizPennyworth) September 9, 2022
One ambitious fan even has the days counted down until the Browns win the 2023 Super Bowl.
— Days Until the Browns Win the SuperBowl (@DaysBrowns) September 9, 2022
No surprise that fans predict the Browns in the AFC Championship game against the Buffalo Bills as the Bills easily managed the Super Bowl Champion Los Angeles Rams last night on Thursday Night Football.
I can't wait for a #Browns vs Bills AFC championship game. It's going to be great.
— J.Cole A Cleveland Guardians Fan (@_CLEGuardians_) September 9, 2022
We’ll see you in the AFC championship game, #BillsMafia
— Dave @ BIGPLAY (@BIGPLAY_Dave) September 9, 2022
First things first, a Week 1 win and hopefully an opportunity to overcome the team’s long drought in winning the division.
— BROWNS OR DIE 💀 (@BrownsorDie) September 9, 2022
The Friday edition of Browns Nation news and notes includes tidbits about the team’s preparation for Sunday’s game.
1. Per AVP: Schwartz Has Improved In Practice
It is still hard to believe that despite a below-average performance in the preseason that wide receiver Anthony Schwartz is on the 53-man roster.
The Browns are thin at wide receiver so let’s hope that offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt’s assessment of Schwartz’s improvement is true and that it translates to a good performance in a regular season game.
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) September 9, 2022
Regarding Schwartz’s improvement in recent practices, Van Pelt said:
“We know he can (maintain his confidence). Even in the last 10 days of practice, he’s turned it around. He hasn’t put a ball on the ground. He’s caught the ball extremely well with confidence. Sometimes you go through little slumps in your career. We have to find a way to get him out of it, and I think he’s found a way to get himself out of it, as well.”
2. CLE Vs. CAR Thursday Injury Report
Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey showed up in the team’s injury report with a shin injury.
He was a full participant in practice.
The other two Panthers on the report have hip issues.
— Brown & Orange Weekly (@BrownOrangeWkly) September 8, 2022
The Browns have more players than the Panthers on the injury report.
Greedy Williams did not practice as he continues to deal with a hamstring injury.
TGIF Browns fans!