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Browns Get Live Mascot; Flashback to Chad Johnson in the Dawg Pound

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The Cleveland Browns are embracing their newfound 'swagger' brought on them by Johnny Manziel. The Brown's VP of Marketing said the team will unveil a live bulldog to represent the squad this season.

They'll be using a live bullmastiff (similar to the one pictured above) as a mascot in 2014.

The name is suitable for Cleveland's "Dawg Pound," the fanbase behind the end zone at the Brown's FirstEnergy Stadium. Chad Johnson knows them well.

With a name like Swagger, it seems like the perfect match for Manziel, the offseason king of swagger. Let's see how that translates onto the NFL field.

Cleveland's decision to use a live mascot adds it to the ranks of teams like the Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos, all of whom have actual animals representing their squads.

I'd take a live Bengal tiger over all of them.