Sure things are a rarity in the NFL.
The New England Patriots win. They have won eight in a row when opening the season at Gillette Stadium.
The Cleveland Browns lose. They have lost 12 straight openers.
And — pay attention Browns — somebody whips a U-turn. In 13 of the past 14 seasons, at least one NFL team has gone from last place to first in its division.
Mostly, though, the league is a mystery. Here are some questions heading into this season:
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