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Report: Myles Garrett says Browns ready to prove themselves

Posted: 3:27 PM, Sep 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-05 15:27:29-04
Myles Garrett

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns Myles Garrett is ready for the season is kickoff.

In a letter he wrote to the Player's Tribune , he said this season will be different.

One of the first things coach Freddie Kitchens told the team was, "I'm not supposed to be here" and those words have stuck with Garrett.

He said the team has embraced that mentality and flipped what it's supposed to mean to be a Cleveland Brown.

"We’ve gone and taken what a Cleveland Browns team is 'supposed' to do, in people’s minds, and we’ve changed that from this curse into this gift. Into an opportunity," Garrett said.

Garrett was a rookie the team went 0—16 in 2017. He said a lot of locker rooms would have given up, but not the Browns.

"You had this group of players that was going 0–16, and getting laughed at by the sports world. But in our locker room? It’s like those weren’t even 16 losses to us. They were just 16 missed opportunities," Garrett said.

The Browns kick off their highly anticipated season against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

To read Garrett's full letter, click here .

RELATED: Browns DE Myles Garrett featured in final print edition of ESPN's BODY Issue

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BROWNS SCHEDULE

Preseason

WEEK 1 · Thu 08/08 · Browns 30, Redskins 10 (1-0)

WEEK 2 · Sat 08/17 · Browns 21, Colts 18 (2-0)

WEEK 3 · Fri 08/23 · Browns 12, Buccaneers 13 (2-1)

WEEK 4 · Thu 08/29 · Browns 20, Lions 16 (3-1)

Regular Season

WEEK 1 · Sun 09/08 · Titans 43, Browns 13 (0-1)

WEEK 2 · Mon 09/16 · 8:15 PM EDT at New York Jets (ESPN)

WEEK 3 · Sun 09/22 · 8:20 PM EDT Los Angeles Rams (NBC)

WEEK 4 · Sun 09/29 · 1:00 PM EDT at Baltimore Ravens (CBS)

WEEK 5 · Mon 10/07 · 8:15 PM EDT at San Francisco 49ers (ESPN)

WEEK 6 · Sun 10/13 · 1:00 PM EDT Seattle Seahawks (Fox)

WEEK 7 Bye

WEEK 8 · Sun 10/27 · 4:25 PM EDT at New England Patriots (CBS)

WEEK 9 · Sun 11/03 · 4:25 PM EST at Denver Broncos (CBS)

WEEK 10 · Sun 11/10 · 1:00 PM EST Buffalo Bills (CBS)

WEEK 11 · Thu 11/14 · 8:20 PM EST Pittsburgh Steelers (Fox, NFL Network, Amazon)

WEEK 12 · Sun 11/24 · 1:00 PM EST Miami Dolphins (CBS)

WEEK 13 · Sun 12/01 · 4:25 PM EST at Pittsburgh Steelers (CBS)

WEEK 14 · Sun 12/08 · 1:00 PM EST Cincinnati Bengals (CBS)

WEEK 15 · Sun 12/15 · 4:05 PM EST at Arizona Cardinals (CBS)

WEEK 16 · Sun 12/22 · 1:00 PM EST Baltimore Ravens (CBS)

WEEK 17 · Sun 12/29 · 1:00 PM EST at Cincinnati Bengals (CBS)