July 22, 2014

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Billy Davis, Dave Wannstedt interview for Browns defense job

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Billy Davis has a history with the Browns. He’s looking for a future with them, too. Davis interviewed for Cleveland’s defensive coordinator job Thursday, according to reports. Two-time NFL head coach Dave Wannstedt also interviewed for the position Thursday. Davis, 45, was fired as the Arizona Cardinals coordinator earlier this month after two years. The Read More…

Browns still looking for offensive coordinator

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The Browns are on to candidate No. 3 for their offensive coordinator opening. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday night that new head coach Pat Shurmur and the Browns have turned their attention to Mark Whipple, citing league sources. Whipple spent the last two seasons as offensive coordinator at the University of Miami. He was Steelers Read More…

Browns OC Brian Daboll lands with Dolphins

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Brian Daboll landed on his feet. Daboll, who spent the last two years as Browns offensive coordinator, will take the same job with the Miami Dolphins, according to multiple reports Monday. Daboll, 35, was heavily criticized by Browns fans for the offense’s struggles. The Browns ranked 29th in yardage (289.7) and 31st in scoring (16.9) Read More…

Browns season wrapup: Goodbye, Mangini. Hello, Shurmur.

Yes, that was Eric Mangini all over ESPN this weekend. It was weird enough seeing him on TV offering analysis about the playoff games, but watching him talk about Pat Shurmur was over-the-top bizarre. Mangini had been fired as coach of the Browns only 10 days earlier. Shurmur had been hired as his replacement less Read More…

Dallas hires former Browns DC Rob Ryan

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DALLAS — Rob Ryan is headed to Dallas and already has another family reunion lined up. Ryan has agreed to become the Dallas Cowboys’ defensive coordinator, two people with direct knowledge of the hire told The Associated Press on Sunday. Ryan is the son of former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan and the brother of Read More…

Shared vision put in place: Browns new coach Pat Shurmur, front office have same goals, philosophies

BEREA – Jennifer Shurmur said her husband, Pat, started talking about becoming a head coach when he got his first full-time coaching job at Michigan State in 1990. Two decades later, the dream turned into a packed-media-room reality as Shurmur was introduced Friday as the 13th full-time coach in Browns history. “Truthfully, I think the Read More…

New coach Pat Shurmur shares vision with Browns brass

BEREA — New Browns coach Pat Shurmur made his Cleveland debut with president Mike Holmgren on his right and general manager Tom Heckert on his left behind a set of microphones. He looked comfortable in his new surroundings. “The relationship with Tom and Coach Holmgren is part of the strength of what we’re going to Read More…

New coach in town: Holmgren taps Shurmur for Browns job

New Browns coach Pat Shurmur jogs with the St. Louis Rams during training camp in August. He was hired Thursday after spending two seasons as Rams offensive coordinator. (AP photo.)

BEREA — Smart, organized, diligent. The men who played for and worked with Pat Shurmur chose those words Thursday to describe the 13th full-time coach in Browns history. Cleveland fans can only hope those attributes will help Shurmur reverse the fortunes of a franchise that hasn’t won a playoff game since 1994. Shurmur, 45, was Read More…

Browns turn to Pat Shurmur to lead turnaround

BEREA – Smart, organized, diligent. The men who played for and worked with Pat Shurmur chose those words Thursday to describe the 13th full-time coach in Browns history. Cleveland fans can only hope those attributes will help Shurmur reverse the fortunes of a franchise that hasn’t won a playoff game since 1994. Shurmur, 45, was Read More…

Browns hire Pat Shurmur as coach (updated)

BEREA – Pat Shurmur was hired this afternoon as the 13th full-time coach in Cleveland Browns history. He replaced Eric Mangini, who was fired Jan. 3 after two seasons. Shurmur, 45, has never been a head coach, but has 23 years of coaching experience, including 12 in the NFL. He spent the last two years Read More…