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Broncos vs. Browns score predictions for Week 7

We predict the Denver Broncos continue to have the wheels come off another season as they take on the Cleveland Browns. Here are our score predictions.

A bad loss at home to the Las Vegas Raiders was the final straw that broke the camel’s back here at Mile High Report. A couple of us are holding out hope for a win on Thursday, but the mood has definitely soured on the 2021 Denver Broncos.

Collectively, we see an injury-riddled Cleveland Browns snagging a 24-20 victory on Thursday Night Football over the Broncos. I don’t blame anyone for being this down on Denver right now, but there might be some hope for a rebound in Week 7. At least two of us think so, anyway.

Here is how we see things playing out individually.

Broncos 27, Browns 17

Hey, like I said in the podcast this is a game in the last five seasons that the Broncos usually win. By that I mean the fans have given up on them and the negativity has overtaken the narrative in all corners of Broncos Country. Then BOOM... They win a game no one expects them to win. This is going to be that game. If not, shotgun a beer and see you in 2022! - Tim Lynch

Broncos 24, Browns 21

For what seems like the first time all season, the Broncos look set to be the healthier team in a matchup. The injuries to Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt mean there’s a decent chance Denver can survive the Alexander Johnson injury for a week without huge repercussions. If either of the Browns tackles can’t play Von Miller should feast on an overmatched backup, and Mayfield’s left shoulder is so bad it re-dislocated on a non-contact play in the Cardinals game. Granted, Teddy Bridgewater’s limping to pressers so there’s a very realistic possibility Thursday Night Football turns into a battle of the backups: Drew Lock vs. Case Keenum. - Joe Rowles

Browns 31, Broncos 17

It is a short week which requires NFL teams to have one thing: competent coaching and a well oiled system in place on both sides of the ball. By my count those are 3 things that the Denver Broncos haven’t had in years. We’re going to make the Cleveland Browns look good. Read that sentence again and let it sink in deep, Broncos Country. - Sadaraine

Browns 27, Broncos 17

I want so badly to believe the Broncos can right the ship. I think about how well they played in the first three games, and it gives me a fleeting sense of hope. Against three bad teams Vic Fangio had his team ready to go. The Browns aren’t a bad team. However, they are a banged up team. Perhaps that will be the fix for Denver. If Pat Shurmur can get back to calling plays like he did in the first 3 weeks, the Broncos should win this game. I don’t believe he can, and I am not sure this team still buys into whatever it is that Fangio and his staff is selling. That’s why I’m selling. - Adam Malnati

Browns 27, Broncos 17

Based on what the Broncos offensive and defensive lines just looked like against the Raiders, I don’t have high hopes for Thursday night. Garett Bolles and Bobby Massie will attempt to block Myles Garrett and Jadeveon Clowney. And while Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt are out, that’s still a good offensive line that will face a defense that is without its top two linebackers. I want to give Fangio and this Broncos team the benefit of the doubt, but he just got out coached by a team that didn’t have a head coach. - Ian St. Clair

Broncos 24, Browns 21

Von Miller said he was going to “go off” and if he did that, the Broncos would win. Then he guaranteed he would play better: “I’m going to go out there and play well and get a couple of sacks. If I can do that, then we will win.” Well, that’s good enough for me. Let’s hope it is good enough for the Broncos. - Laurie Lattimore-Volkmann

What is your score prediction for the Broncos-Browns game? Let us know in the comments section below.