For the same reason someone has to be No. 32 on the PFT preseason power rankings, someone has to be No. 31.
And while my own vote at No. 31 went to a different team, the collective vote of the six writers landed the Browns in the spot one rung above the Raiders.
Here’s the full writeup, with a look at the strengths, weaknesses, changes, position battles, and prospects.
Cast your vote below on the power rankings porridge barometer, and feel free to elaborate in the comments.
Finally, let me elaborate on one important point. This isn’t a prediction as to where the Browns will finish, but a projection as to where they currently are in relation to the entire league’s complement of teams.