Browns find silver lining to Tom Brady’s SI cover

Cleveland Browns tackle Joe Thomas warms up prior to an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, in Cleveland. Cleveland won 24-10. (AP Photo/David Richard)
AP Photo/David Richard

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was the primary focus of a recent Sports Illustrated cover, a preview wondering who could take down the five-time Super Bowl Champion and the heralded franchise during the 2017-18 NFL season. However, the Cleveland Browns whipped up some efficient social media work when they spotted their left tackle, Joe Thomas, just hanging out on Brady’s right quadriceps.

No offense to the Browns, but that may be as close as the AFC North franchise comes to a Sports Illustrated cover unless the struggling team turns things around in a hurry.

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