Jets vs Browns Expert Picks & Predictions for Week 2 NFL Game

Jets vs. Browns expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 2 game.
Jets vs. Browns expert picks, predictions and projections for NFL Week 2 game. / AP Photos/Matt Rourke

The 2022 NFL season is finally here and the Week 2 schedule is chock full of exciting showdowns. One interesting matchups this week is a tilt between the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns.

The Jets enter Week 2 following a disappointing 24-9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Backup quarterback Joe Flacco threw the ball 59 times in defeat, connecting on 37 passes for 307 yards and one touchdown with an interception.

Meanwhile, the Browns went down to the wire with the Carolina Panthers, walking out with the last-minute 26-24 victory. While Nick Chubb rushed for 141 yards on 22 carries, rookie kicker Cade York was the star of the show thanks to a 58-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining in the game.

Here's what projection models and experts across the industry have to say about the Jets vs Browns Week 2 matchup.

Jets vs Browns Projections

ESPN FPIBrowns (76.8%)
numberFireBrowns (73.7%)
FiveThirtyEightBrowns (62%)
Betting FavoriteBrowns (-6.5)

Projected Winner: Browns (4)

Jets vs Browns Expert Picks

ESPN Experts: Browns (8), Jets (2)
Sports Illustrated ExpertsBrowns (4), Jets (1)
CBS Sports ExpertsBrowns (4), Jets (3)

Expert Totals: Browns (16), Jets (6)

After opening the 2022 schedule with a win, all signs point to the Browns going 2-0 after Week 2. After all, 72.7% of experts are calling for Cleveland to win on Sunday.

When it comes to an upset, the Jets' best shot of winning comes in at 38% on FiveThirtyEight. However, that seems more like an anomaly considering how favored the Browns are elsewhere.

Even though the Jets are a young team with a lot of heart, chances are they'll have to look for their first win of the year in Week 3.

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