January 30, 2015

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Browns discuss Holmgren hire

BEREA — Eric Mangini knows his fate rests in Mike Holmgren’s hands. He hopes Holmgren remembers what it’s like to be a coach struggling through a difficult season — and that it doesn’t necessarily mean a change should be made. “If you’ve been a head coach, you understand the different things that go into any Read More…

Brady Quinn has hurt foot, will finish season on the injured list

BEREA — Browns quarterback Brady Quinn was placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday with an injury to his left foot, coach Eric Mangini announced at his daily news conference. It marks the second straight year in which Quinn will finish the season on the injured list. Quinn finished the 41-34 win over the Chiefs on Read More…

Holmgren signs on to run the Browns

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BEREA — The “Big Show” has become the big boss of the Browns. Mike Holmgren accepted owner Randy Lerner’s offer to become club president Monday night. Holmgren, who coached 17 years with Green Bay and Seattle and went to three Super Bowls, will not coach the Browns. “We are pleased to announce that Mike Holmgren Read More…

UPDATE: Holmgren joining the Browns

Mike Holmgren finally said yes. The Browns announced Monday night that Holmgren agreed to become club president. He spent 17 years as an NFL coach, taking three teams to the Super Bowl, winning with the Packers in 1996. “We are pleased to announce that Mike Holmgren has agreed to join the Cleveland Browns,” owner Randy Read More…

Holmgren’s answer expected to come today

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Mike Holmgren’s answer is coming. Multiple reports Sunday said Holmgren will inform Browns owner Randy Lerner today whether he’ll accept his job offer to run the team’s football operations. The answer is believed to be yes, but the Browns didn’t provide an update Sunday after their 41-34 win over Kansas City and Holmgren’s agent didn’t Read More…

Holmgren likes Browns’ offer, but hasn’t given up on Seattle

BEREA – Browns owner Randy Lerner is waiting for Mike Holmgren to accept his unique job offer. Holmgren is waiting for the Seattle Seahawks to show some interest before he decides on the Browns job. Holmgren, a three-time Super Bowl coach and Lerner’s No. 1 choice to run the team’s football operations, raved about Lerner Read More…

Holmgren says Browns job is his if he wants it, and he’s mulling it over

BEREA — Mike Holmgren told a Seattle radio station Friday afternoon that a job with the Browns is his if he chooses to accept it. He said he’s still mulling the offer, but would give the team an answer “sooner than later.” Holmgren raved about Browns owner Randy Lerner and their meeting earlier this week. Read More…

Holmgren may comment on Browns job today

BEREA — Mike Holmgren is expected to make his first public comments on meetings with Browns owner Randy Lerner later today. He’s scheduled to make a radio appearance on Seattle’s KJR 950-AM at 3 o’clock. Holmgren, who has been offered the head of football operations job with the Browns but has yet to respond, is Read More…

Browns’ defense shines through injuries

BEREA — Football can be a crazy game. Nose tackle Shaun Rogers joined inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson on injured reserve Dec. 1, leaving the Browns without their two best defenders. The defense finished the Steelers game Dec. 10 with only two of the opening-day front seven healthy — linebackers Kamerion Wimbley and David Bowens. Yet Read More…

Browns haven’t discussed money with Holmgren, but plan to talk again soon

BEREA — The Browns have not discussed money with Mike Holmgren but agreed to talk again in the near future, team spokesman Bill Bonsiewicz said Thursday morning. Bonsiewicz stopped by the media room inside team headquarters to provide an update on the negotiations with Holmgren, who met with Browns owner Randy Lerner on Monday and Read More…