The Cleveland Browns are now 0-0-1, which is half a game better than being on pace to go 0-16. They tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-21 on Sunday, and everyone just had one question: What does that mean for the
That sounds like a joke, but a lot of people were curious.
Cleveland didn't lose, drink those damn bud lights— Jessica Smetana (@jessica_smetana) September 9, 2018
Can we open up the Bud Light fridge if it’s a tie?— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) September 9, 2018
Do the Bud Light fridges open with a tie?— Ben Axelrod (@BenAxelrod) September 9, 2018
A lot of people seemed to want the fridges opened, but these aren't called "Not a Loss Fridges." They're called Victory Fridges, and Bud Light is sticking to its guns.
It's called a victory fridge. Keyword: victory.— Bud Light (@budlight) September 9, 2018
So, the fridges remain locked for the time being. Which is a small victory for Cleveland.
It could be argued that the fansdeserve free beer more than anyone -- especially when those fans haven't seen a win in 625 days -- but when you're looking for your first win since December 2016, a Week 1 tie can make it easier to wait just a little longer.
The Browns will play against the Saints next week for their next chance to unlock the fridges. That game looked unwinnable heading into the season, but after the Saints defense was shredded by the Buccaneers in Week 1, who knows? Maybe the fridges will unlock early after all.