February 10, 2016

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Browns Notes: GM search underway, ex-Lions GM Martin Mayhew reportedly to interview Saturday

The Browns have their coach. Now they need someone to find him players. The search began Thursday for a chief talent evaluator to work under new executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown, who has final say on the 53-man roster but not a scouting background. The new hire could get the title of Read More…

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Ingraham: In a surprising development, the Browns appear to have done something right

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As news spread across the NFL landscape Wednesday that the Browns had hired the highly regarded, seemingly universally-respected Hue Jackson as their eighth head coach since 1999, reactions generally fell into three camps: Applause. Congratulations. Spit takes. WHO went WHERE to work for WHOM? “I know there’s a feeling out there, and it’s deserved, that Read More…

TIMELINE: The Browns coaching carousel since 1999

New Browns coach Hue Jackson accepts giant challenge, confident he can turn around losing franchise

Hue Jackson said he had no preconceived notions about the Browns organization when he agreed last week to interview for the coaching job. But he was well aware of the three coaches in the last four seasons, all fired since owner Jimmy Haslam paid $1 billion for the team in 2012. The history of turnover Read More…

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New Browns coach Hue Jackson reportedly wants QB Johnny Manziel gone, says he needs to evaluate him as a player

BEREA — New Browns coach Hue Jackson has worked wonders with quarterbacks Carson Palmer, Joe Flacco, Jason Campbell, Andy Dalton and A.J. McCarron. Don’t expect Johnny Manziel to be next on the list. According to several reports, during Jackson’s interviews Sunday and Tuesday he said he wanted the Browns to move on from Manziel and Read More…

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Browns to hire Hue Jackson as head coach

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam got his man. Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson will become the 16th full-time head coach of the Browns, according to NFL Network’s Michael Silver, who spoke with Jackson. “They made me feel comfortable,” Jackson told him. The Browns have yet to make an announcement, but a league source confirmed the deal Read More…

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Browns interview Hue Jackson for 2nd time, still no offer made

The Browns had a second date with Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson on Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean they’ll get married. Jimmy Haslam skipped the owners meeting in Houston to interview Jackson for the second time in three days. The Browns have been aggressive in their pursuit but they didn’t offer Jackson a contract. That Read More…

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Browns owner Jimmy Haslam not at owners meetings; NFL Network reports Browns aggressively pursuing Hue Jackson to be coach

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Browns owner Jimmy Haslam isn’t attending the owners meetings in Houston, a league source confirmed to The Gazette. He may be too busy trying to hire his third coach in three years. The NFL owners are expected to vote on the possible relocation of the St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders to Read More…

Browns reportedly set to make “big push” for Bengals OC Hue Jackson but no offer made yet

Jackson-SLIDE

The Browns interviewed seven coaching candidates in the previous five days. On Monday, they deliberated. It remains to be seen if they decided anything. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported the Browns were set to make “a big push” to hire Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson, citing a source. The report may have been premature. The Read More…

Jim Ingraham: Should the Browns try a new approach? You don’t need an analytics expert to know the answer is yes

This better work, because if it doesn’t, then what’s the end game for the Browns? Total fan abandonment? Another ownership change? A franchise relocation? The plot thickens. When you’re already lost in the woods, AND THEN decide to take the road less traveled, well then, good night and good luck. Godspeed, Jimmy Haslam. Say what Read More…

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