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Glaring Stat Suggests Hue Jackson Was Primary Cause for Cleveland Browns' Prior Struggles

Zach Brunner
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No matter how low expectations were, the Hue Jackson-led Cleveland Browns were a colossal failure. Jackson finished his tenure in Cleveland with a 3-36-1 record, before finally getting fired in the 2019 season.

While there are fingers that can be pointed in a number of directions, one glaring stat suggests Jackson was the primary cause for the Browns' lack of success.

Sure, the Browns won just one of eight overtime games they played in, but this can be attributed to not having a quarterback they could rely on. When it comes down to extra time, it often comes down to a single play, and the Browns didn't have that leader to gather the troops.

The part that's almost cringe-worthy is the fact that the Jackson-led Browns won just 37.5 percent of the games in which they won the turnover battle. This is simply inexcusable, especially when considering the league standard of winning under these circumstances is approximately 80 percent.

When seeing just how often Jackson failed to take advantage of opportunities, it's no wonder how the Browns miraculously improved once Jackson was asked to leave town.

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