April 19, 2014

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Browns: Owner Haslam posts letter to frustrated fans

Jimmy Haslam

With the frustration of the fans growing, the perception of the organization turning even uglier and the criticism of his coaching search rising in volume, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam felt the need to address the fans. He tried to ease their concerns in a letter posted on the team’s website Wednesday describing and defending the Read More…

Browns: Two more coaching candidates out of the running

Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles won’t be the next coach of the Browns. Neither will former Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo. Two of the candidates that interviewed for Cleveland’s coaching vacancy have removed themselves from the running. Bowles became the second candidate of the six known to interview to withdraw his name from consideration, Read More…

Browns: Mike Munchak interviews for coaching job

Mike Munchak

The Browns aren’t twiddling their thumbs while they wait to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase. They interviewed Mike Munchak on Monday in Tennessee, according to an ESPN report. The Browns aren’t publicly commenting on the coaching search. Munchak was fired by the Tennessee Titans on Jan. 4 after 31 years with the organization, including Read More…

Browns: Whisenhunt in mix again for coaching position

Ken Whisenhunt

Ken Whisenhunt came close to becoming Browns coach last year. He’s in the mix again this time, adding a strong candidate to Cleveland’s complex search. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the Browns will interview Whisenhunt, in his first year as San Diego’s offensive coordinator after six years as coach of the Cardinals, on Saturday. The Chargers beat Read More…

Browns: Josh McDaniels to stay with Patriots

The Browns have moved on without Josh McDaniels. McDaniels, a Canton native and offensive coordinator of the Patriots, withdrew his name from consideration Wednesday after he called the Browns and was told he wasn’t the front-runner to be their coach, a league source said. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported earlier Wednesday that McDaniels took himself out Read More…

Browns: Aaron Rodgers endorses Ben McAdoo for coach

Ben McAdoo

Aaron Rodgers could be getting a call from Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. The Browns will interview Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo today for their coaching vacancy, according to multiple reports. Rodgers is his star pupil. “I sent (McAdoo) a text. I said, ‘Make sure you put me down as a reference,’” Rodgers said Tuesday during Read More…

Browns: Malzahn, Franklin on Cleveland’s radar

The Browns interviewed their first coaching candidate Wednesday, traveling to Seattle to meet with defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, according to multiple reports. The fast start to the coaching search doesn’t mean the resolution will come quickly. The search is expected to take at least a couple of weeks, and possibly longer. Owner Jimmy Haslam and Read More…

Browns commentary: Knee-jerk reaction by owner

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III is a man of many words, but he only needed six to sum up the current state of the franchise. “Talk is cheap, actions speak loud.” Yes, they do, which is why Cleveland’s decision to fire coach Rob Chudzinski after only 16 games spoke volumes about Haslam and CEO Joe Read More…

Browns: Haslam vows to get it right this time

BEREA — Jimmy Haslam has owned the Browns for a little more than a year and is already conducting his second coaching search. That happens when you fire two coaches in your first 15 months on the job. Haslam sat in the same seat Monday as he did 364 days earlier and said many of Read More…

Browns: Season ends with another loss to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — For years, Jimmy Hoffa was rumored to be buried under Giants Stadium. It’s official: Heinz Field is the graveyard of Browns coaches. Rob Chudzinski was fired Sunday night, about five hours after a season-ending 20-7 loss to the Steelers. He became the third Browns coach since 2008 to be fired after a loss Read More…