The Cleveland Browns' first season was in 1946. Paul Brown was the organization's first head coach. The Browns are another team that has not seen any significant changes in their jerseys and helmets.
Orange Leather Helmet
When Cleveland just began, they wore leather helmets. The first Cleveland Browns helmet was white, and was permanently changed to orange in 1952. During the 1950-51 seasons the Browns wore orange painted helmets at night.
The jerseys have gone through a number of sleeve changes. In a period between 1970-1985 the organization had a number of sleeve stripe changes.
The Cleveland Browns have retired the following jerseys: #14 Otto Graham, #32 Jim Brown, #45 Ernie Davis, #46 Don Fleming, and #76 Lou Groza.