February 11, 2016

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Browns: New coach Hue Jackson considering ex-Cowboys DC Brian Stewart for his staff

Brian Stewart

New Browns coach Hue Jackson’s quest to fill out his coaching staff continues. Former Cowboys defensive coordinator Brian Stewart has emerged as a candidate, a source told The Chronicle-Telegram. And Ray Horton will interview for the defensive coordinator position this week, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported, citing a source. Stewart, 51, arrived in town Monday. Read More…

New coach Hue Jackson says Browns “need” a QB

Browns fans have learned something about coach Hue Jackson in his first few days on the job. He’s not afraid to talk — especially about his plans at quarterback, which aren’t likely to include Johnny Manziel. Jackson has done the rounds on local and national radio programs since being hired Wednesday. He’s made it clear Read More…

Browns: Offensive coordinator John DeFilippo not being brought back; new coach Hue Jackson to call his own plays

Out with the old, in with … nobody. Offensive coordinator John DeFilippo won’t be brought back after his lone season with the Browns, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. He reportedly was told Saturday. Instead of hiring a replacement, new coach Hue Jackson plans to be his own coordinator. He gushed Wednesday at the Read More…

Browns hope Hue Jackson’s experience leads to success, respectability inside AFC North

If Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has his way, Cleveland is the final stop on Hue Jackson’s tour of the AFC North. Jackson was hired as coach Wednesday, and his experience in the division in which the Browns have been a perennial doormat played a large role. He spent seven years, in two stints, as a Read More…

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

Martin Mayhew

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…

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…

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…

(UPDATED) Browns announce Hue Jackson as 16th full-time head coach in team history

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam got his man. In a hurry. Hue Jackson was hired Wednesday as the 16th full-time head coach in Browns history. Jackson, 50, spent the past four years with the Cincinnati Bengals, including the last two as offensive coordinator. The previous coaching search by the Browns meandered for weeks and didn’t end Read More…

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

Bernie Kosar

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…

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 Chronicle-Telegram. 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…