On This Date 9/16/1950
The Cleveland Browns play their first NFL game, beating the Philadelphia Eagles 35-10 at Philadelphia Municipal Stadium. The Browns, coached by Paul Brown, had played in the AAFC for four years, winning the league’s championship each season. The Eagles came in with back-to-back NFL Championships. The Browns proved they were worthy champions and would go on to win the 1950 NFL Championship, posting a record of 10-2.