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    ....for the saddest fan base in the NFL, which fan base is most deserving of sympathy?

    The Whiners have lost 21 of their last 22.
    The Browns have lost 25 of their last 26.

    On 11/23/14, the Browns were 7-4 for the season. Since then they are 4-40.
    On 09/08/46, the Whiners played their first game. Since then their fans have had to cheer for them.

    I'm torn. Who's the saddest? Browns? Whiners?
    The more things change, the more they stay the same.

  • #2
    Although there was probably a lot of hope in San Fran when Shanahan got hired (much like the hope in LA), they've had a disastrous season. However, I don't think they're the saddest.


    My money would be on the Browns fanbase. The franchise is stuck in a neverending loop of patheticness. All 3 young QBs have not shown enough to stick as the starter. Their prized new HC has won one game in the past 2 years. Their stalwart left tackle is now injured. It's just a mess over there.

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    • #3
      Not even close- it's the Browns. Haven't even been to a Super Bowl, much less won one, and their franchise has pretty much been synonymous with failure. Obtained a slew of draft picks from being bad and still can't get over the hump. Drafted Johnny Manziel- and we all know how THAT worked out. Still can't get the QB situation fixed. Had their franchise hijacked to Baltimore despite loyal fandom for a lot of years. Winless this season and are no closer to being competitive than they were in week 1.

      SF, despite an 0-7 mark this season, had five SB Titles last I checked. They have some storied players including two HOF QBs and perhaps the greatest receiver ever to play the game. They went to a SB a few years ago, losing a close one. While they're equally abysmal this season, SF's history prevents them from having the distinction of "worst".

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      • #4
        Gotta be the Browns who, on top of everything, passed on a chance to draft Deshaun Watson.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by AvengerRam View Post
          Gotta be the Browns who, on top of everything, passed on a chance to draft Deshaun Watson.
          And Carson Wentz

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          • #6
            Does it matter? Not to come off sounding cold, but its always a matter of loyalty... With me I been in the Rams camp since 1976 and I have seen a lot of bad years but never waivered

            With the Browns, its their own damn fault for their decades long failures... Johnny Football (Manziel) REALLY--SERIOUSLY! Who in their right mind thought he was an NFL QB--at best Manziel was a 5th round long shot at best... in the above comment Chucknbob said it even better in fewer words-- Browns passed on Wentz when they where stupid enough to have bought Johnny Football... and that is just the short list of booboos everyone here can site

            And there is the 49whiners...that's all FO doing there.
            Jim Harbaugh I think knew his NFL formula was no longer going to payoff in wins. Handwriting was already on the wall with Kaepernick, but regardless Harbaugh got the most of what he had and most likely he would have brought in Kaepernick's replacement...would he kept the 49whiners competing for the NFC West, hard to say but yes and no--depends on how one wants to dice up the Whiner's implosion.

            Question, why has McVay found success and Shanahan not?

            It can be argued the Whiners have more experienced elite recievers...they have a Hyde, though not a Gurley but Hyde is schemed much the same...Whiners have key players on defense...and despite all their advantages the Whiners have yet to put one in the win column

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            • #7
              Browns, by far.

              How anyone would want to create an iota of sympathy for *******'rs fans is beyond me.
              “Oh, 100 percent,” Donald said. “I feel like the words, ‘Thank you,’ ain’t enough. You’ve got to show it... Instead of saying thank you — show it.”

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              • #8
                Whiners, it’s always the whiners.

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                • #9
                  Whiner fans stop watching games when they don't win. They're not as die hard. Browns fans on the other hand... they've literally got nothing else. And it's stunk over there since before I was born.

                  I'm glad the whiners are losing, but Saddest?.... gotta be the Browns.

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                  • #10
                    I'll go with the Browns. The browns remind me of the Rams from like 2006-2011. You got a championship baseball team and a pathetic football team. Cleveland fans got Lebron, were in the World Series last year and the only game they won was Christmas eve to the Chargers. They've been bad for so long it's actually quite sad. I sometimes forget what division they're in.

                    Whiner fans are fare-weather. There are some teams people just root for because they're always good. Cowboys, Steelers, and ***** are top of the list in my opinion. So no sympy for their fan base. I just look forward to the day a Ram player finally calls them the Same Ol Sorry @$$ Whiners.

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                    • #11
                      Sympathy. Sympathy!?! . . .I'd like to see the Ninnies lose 9 more games this season.. . .

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