The Browns went 6-10 and finished third in the AFC North in 2019.
Kevin Stefanski is in his first year as an NFL head coach. The previous 14 seasons were spent as an assistant in Minnesota. He began his career there as an assistant to the head coach, and ascended all the way to offensive coordinator.
The two franchises have met 10 times. After dropping the first two contests in 2002 and 2005, the Texans have won seven of the last eight. Houston and Cleveland last played in 2018 at NRG Stadium, where the Texans triumphed 29-13.
Notable Browns: QB Baker Mayfield, WR Odell Beckham, Junior, RB Nick Chubb, WR Jarvis Landry, DE Myles Garrett,
CB Kevin Johnson was the 2015 first round pick of the Texans, and played in Houston from 2015-2018. QB Case Keenum was a Texans QB in 2013 and 2014. Offensive lineman Kendall Lamm spent 2015-2018 with Houston.