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Browns' On-Field Struggles Affecting Attendance; Haslams Meet With Player Leaders

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 21 / 17

The Browns' 19-7 loss to the Jaguars on Sunday drew an announced crowd of 57,003 at FirstEnergy Stadium, but the actual attendance was "much worse," according to Kevin Kleps of CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS. The team "might be fortunate to have had 40,000 people" attend the game. Announced attendance t...

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