Any season always leaves memorable moments and plays that linger. Taken together, they shape a season. We’ll take a daily look at the 10 plays that shaped the Cleveland Browns season.
The play: Davone Bess fumbles a punt against the Chiefs.
The situation: Down three to the undefeated Chiefs with Jason Campbell playing well, the Browns were looking to be set up with excellent field position -- 20 or 25 yards from the game-tying field goal.
The reason it mattered: Bess’ gaffe was one of several that played huge roles in could-have-been-win games. That it was Bess was significant as well. He was acquired from Miami in an offseason trade and given a new contract. Bess was a complete disappointment, as he dropped passes, never seemed to like being in Cleveland and was sidelined for “personal reasons” the final two games.