2004 Cleveland Browns season

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2004 Cleveland Browns season
Head coach Butch Davis
Terry Robiskie (interim)
Home field Cleveland Browns Stadium
Local radio WTAM · WMMS
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 4th AFC North
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 2004 Cleveland Browns season was the team's 56th season and 52nd with the National Football League. They compiled a meager 30 wins in the first six years since their 1999 return to the league, averaging only 5 wins a season, with one playoff appearance and zero postseason wins.

2004 NFL Draft[edit]

Draft order Player name Position College
Round Pick
1 6 Kellen Winslow Tight End Miami
2 59 Sean Jones Safety Georgia
4 106 Luke McCown Quarterback Louisiana Tech
5 161 Amon Gordon Defensive Lineman Stanford
6 176 Kirk Chambers Offensive Lineman Stanford
7 208 Adimchinobi Echemandu Running Back California

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Stadium Record Attendance
1 September 12, 2004 Baltimore Ravens W 20–3 Cleveland Browns Stadium 1–0 73,068
2 September 19, 2004 Dallas Cowboys L 12–19 Texas Stadium 1–1 63,119
3 September 26, 2004 New York Giants L 10–27 Giants Stadium 1–2 78,521
4 October 3, 2004 Washington Redskins W 17–13 Cleveland Browns Stadium 2–2 73,348
5 October 10, 2004 Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–34 Heinz Field 2–3 63,609
6 October 17, 2004 Cincinnati Bengals W 34–17 Cleveland Browns Stadium 3–3 73,263
7 October 24, 2004 Philadelphia Eagles L 31–34 Cleveland Browns Stadium 3–4 73,394
8 Bye
9 November 7, 2004 Baltimore Ravens L 13–27 M&T Bank Stadium 3–5 69,781
10 November 14, 2004 Pittsburgh Steelers L 10–24 Cleveland Browns Stadium 3–6 73,703
11 November 21, 2004 New York Jets L 7–10 Cleveland Browns Stadium 3–7 72,547
12 November 28, 2004 Cincinnati Bengals L 48–58 Paul Brown Stadium 3–8 65,677
13 December 5, 2004 New England Patriots L 15–42 Cleveland Browns Stadium 3–9 73,028
14 December 12, 2004 Buffalo Bills L 7–37 Ralph Wilson Stadium 3–10 72,330
15 December 19, 2004 San Diego Chargers L 0–21 Cleveland Browns Stadium 3–11 72,489
16 December 26, 2004 Miami Dolphins L 7–10 Pro Player Stadium 3–12 73,169
17 January 2, 2005 Houston Texans W 22–14 Reliant Stadium 4–12 70,724

Standings[edit]

AFC North
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(1) Pittsburgh Steelers 15 1 0 .938 5–1 11–1 372 231 W14
Baltimore Ravens 9 7 0 .563 3–3 6–6 317 268 W1
Cincinnati Bengals 8 8 0 .500 2–4 4–8 374 372 W2
Cleveland Browns 4 12 0 .250 2–4 3–9 276 390 W1

End of Butch Davis era[edit]

On November 30, Butch Davis resigned as Head Coach and General Manager of the team. He was succeeded by offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie. Robiskie promoted tight end coach Rob Chudzinski to offensive coordinator.