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Frustrated Cleveland Browns fans mock winless season with a parade

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Cleveland Browns fans are sick and tired of losing, and are taking extreme measures to voice their displease with the lack of on-field success.

Thousands of Browns fans took to the streets of Cleveland on Saturday for the Perfect Season Parade 2.0 - a gathering to mock the team's dreadful 0-16 season.

"It was that kind of macabre-type humor that I think the Browns fans have," parade organizer Chris McNeil told ESPN. "I think we have every right... this organization has given us nothing now for how many years?"

Here's a collection of images from the parade:

The Browns are a dismal 1-31 over the past two seasons, and although fans of the team are obviously frustrated, they aren't going to give up on the squad just yet.

"We care. Everyone thinks that the people down here are not true fans. It's actually the opposite," a 32-year-old fan, Tony Timoteo, said. "Everyone says that if you want to protest, stop going to the games, cancel your season tickets. No, we want the team to win. We had to find another media outlet, and Chris McNeil, who is a genius organizer, he came up with another media outlet to show our frustration... We're not going to cancel season tickets, and we're going to go to the games because we want them to win. That is point blank."

LeBron James - an Ohio native who holds a godly status in the city of Cleveland for leading his hometown Cavaliers to NBA glory - is siding with the fans.

"[expletive] yeah, I'd be pissed," James told The Athletic's Jason Lloyd. "But how are you going to be pissed at the fans? It's not like they don't show up. I mean, damn. It's 1-31. If our fans decided they want to have a [expletive] parade and we were 1-31 the last two years? You can't be mad at that. It's [expletive] up.

"I understand that as a player, but you've got to try to fix that [expletive]. It could be worse. How 'bout they just boycott a season until y'all win two games in a row?"

Cleveland now owns the longest playoff drought in the NFL - 15 seasons - after the Buffalo Bills edged into the playoffs in the final week of the regular season. However, there's reason for optimism heading into next year, as the Browns have five draft picks inside the first two rounds, including the first overall pick, and the fourth overall selection. The team has glaring holes at quarterback, running back and cornerback - all issues that can be addressed at the 2018 draft.

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