February 9, 2016

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The Morning Hit–1/18/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Finals rematch (Part II). After going 5-1 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…

Tabor staying on as Browns’ special teams coach

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BEREA — Special teams coach Chris Tabor continues to defy the odds by remaining with the Browns. New Cleveland coach Hue Jackson announced Friday that Tabor has been retained in the same role, extending his stint with the franchise that began five years ago. Tabor has now worked under Browns coaches Pat Shurmur (2011-12), Rob 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

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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…

The Morning Hit–1/14/16

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Hue do ya love? Hue Jackson is the 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…

Jim Ingraham: In a surprising development, Browns appear to have done something right in hiring Hue Jackson as coach

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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…