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Browns Fans Appear To Be Done With Head Coach Freddie Kitchens

Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens in Week 1 loss.

CLEVELAND, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Freddie Kitchens of the Cleveland Browns watches during the final minutes against the Tennessee Titans at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Titans defeated the Browns 43-13. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Lost in the midst of the Browns' performance against the Patriots was that Freddie Kitchens made an inexcusable mistake in the fourth quarter.

There's no denying that New England had full control of today's game against Cleveland, but it didn't help that Kitchens mismanaged his offense yet again.

During the fourth quarter of action, Kitchens made his special teams have a false start on fourth down so he could get his offense back on the field without wasting a timeout. On the very next play, Baker Mayfield was sacked for a turnover on downs.

Kitchens is receiving heat on social media for that strategy.

This isn't the first time this season that people have been critical of Kitchens. Earlier in the year, the Browns ran the football on fourth-and-nine against the Rams on Sunday Night Football. With the loss to the Patriots, the Browns fall to 2-5 on the season. It'll take a second-half miracle from Kitchens to get his team into the playoff picture.

Fortunately for Cleveland, the schedule does get much easier as the year goes on. Next weekend the team faces Denver on the road.

If the Browns cannot turn this season around, it's fair to wonder if Kitchens will remain as the head coach.