I’m not going to lie to you, Believeland. The Indians are World Series-bound, the Cavs are about to kickoff their championship-defending season, and I’m straight up struggling to care about the 0-6 Browns right now. But, responsibility is responsibility, and it’s this writer’s responsibility to share you with you what the Browns will be wearing on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
On Thursday afternoon, the Browns interrupted our collective post-ALCS Championship hangover to announce on Twitter their plans to wear white jerseys, orange pants and brown socks in their Week 7 match-up against that orange-and-black team to the south.
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) October 20, 2016
When I think about this particular color combination, I’m reminded of those tiny and adorable white and orange pumpkins. You know the ones… lined up outside of your local Heinen’s, all over Instagram, popular at your neighborhood pumpkin patch. Blame it on the fact that I’ve got fall fever, but I’m very tempted to call this look something pumpkin-inspired. And then I think about the way the Browns are likely to play on Sunday, and the name The Puntkins just seems like a perfect fit.
Two reminders: First, the Browns have yet to wear those elusive orange jerseys. Second, here’s how they’ve done—and what they’ve worn—so far this season: