Cleveland has a 5-2 edge in its all-time series with Tampa Bay, though the losses have come in each of its last two meetings with the Buccaneers. The Bucs were 22-7 road winners when they last faced the Browns, in 2006, and took a 17-3 decision when Cleveland last visited Tampa Bay in 2002. The Browns won the first five installments in the series, with their most recent win coming at home in 1995. The Browns, who last won in Tampa in 1989, are 3-1 there all- time.
The Browns’ Mangini and Buccaneers’ Morris will be meeting each other, as well as their counterpart’s respective teams, for the first time as head coaches.