The Browns will open the regular season against the Tennessee Titans at 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at FirstEnergy Stadium.
PaulKuharsky.com first reported the Week 1 matchup. The NFL will release the regular-season schedules of all 32 teams at 8 p.m. Wednesday, but there have been plenty of leaks in the buildup to the announcement.
The Browns will visit the New York Jets on Sept. 16 for a Week 2 "Monday Night Football" showdown at MetLife Stadium, according to the New York Daily News.
Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. tweeted last week he had seen the Browns' schedule and told Jets safety Jamal Adams on Instagram, "See u week one."
But Beckham was one week off, and the Browns and Jets will meet in Week 2 instead of in the regular-season opener. Their matchup on "Monday Night Football" during the program's 50th season is significant because the first "MNF" game was between the Browns and Jets in 1970.
The Browns will host the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams on Sept. 22 for a Week 3 "Sunday Night Football" game, according to the Associated Press in L.A. So the Browns will play back-to-back prime-time games (Jets and Rams) in Weeks 2 and 3.
The Browns will have another prime-time game on the road against the San Francisco 49ers, per NBC Sports Bay Area.
The Browns will visit the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots at 4:25 p.m. Oct. 27 for a Week 8 game at Gillette Stadium, according to the Athletic Boston.
The Browns will host the Buffalo Bills in Week 10 at 1 p.m. Nov. 10, according to NewYorkUpstate.com, and the Miami Dolphins in Week 12 on Nov. 24, per the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
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