The Raiders host the Cleveland Browns at O.co Coliseum in Week 13 of the 2012 regular season. The two teams first met in 1970 and have faced each other 19 times with the Raiders leading the all-time series 11-8, including a Week 6 win last season. The Raiders have emerged victorious in two playoff appearances against the Browns - 1980 AFC Divisional Playoff, also known as the “Red Right 88” game, and the 1982 AFC Wild Card Playoff.
Week 13 – Sunday, December 2 | O.co Coliseum| 1:25 p.m. PT | CBS
The Browns are coached by Pat Shurmur, who is headed into his second season leading Cleveland. In his first season as head coach, the Browns finished with a 4-12 record. Prior to being appointed head coach in January 2011, Shurmur was the offensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams (2009-10), quarterbacks coach for the Philadelphia Eagles (2002-08), tight ends/offensive line coach for the Eagles (1999-01), offensive line coach for Stanford University (1998) and tight ends/special teams/offensive line coach for Michigan State (1990-97).
Last Five Match UpsThe Raiders hosted the Browns in 2012 Week 6 and beat Cleveland 24-17 in the first game in Oakland after the passing of Al Davis. WR/KR
The two teams met in Week 4 of the 2006 season in Oakland and the Raiders fell 24-21. RB LaMont Jordan had 20 carries for 128 yards and a TD and RB Justin Fargas added 54 yards on three carries. S Stuart Schweigert led the team with nine tackles.The Raiders hosted the Browns in Oakland in Week 15 of 2005. The Silver and Black lost 9-7 despite 132 rushing yards and 40 receiving yards from RB LaMont Jordan.
Story LinesBrowns defensive line coach Dwaine Board was the Raiders defensive line coach in 2009.
Mike Wilson, Cleveland’s wide receivers coach, was the Raiders wide receivers coach from 1995-96.
Browns K Phil Dawson was signed by the Raiders as an undrafted free agent in April 1998.
|Browns 2012 Draft Class|
|1||QB||Brandon Weeden||Oklahoma State|
|6||DL||Billy Winn||Boise State|
Browns Key AcquisitionsDE Frostee Rucker (Bengals), DE Juqua Parker (Eagles 2005-11, Titans 2001-04).
We conclude the series with a look at the Carolina Panthers, Wednesday, July 25.