Are the Cleveland Browns named after Paul Brown?

In 1946 when the Cleveland Brown organization became established, Paul Brown was the first coach. However, he preferred to name the team, The Panthers. However, since, Cleveland had had a semi-pro team called the Panthers years earlier, Paul Brown reluctantly had the team named after him.

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A fan contest was held to name the team. The fans picked 'Panthers' but that was the name of a semi-pro team in Cleveland. Another contest was held and 'Browns' was selected. Paul Brown did not like this but went with what the fans wanted, however, he would tell folks that the team was named after Joe Louis.
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It was named after Clevenland Browns first Paul Brown