February 14, 2016

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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…

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

Hue-Jackson-SLIDE

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…

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…

The Morning Hit–1/13/16

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. Eight straight Ws. Last night’s overtime victory 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…

The Morning Hit–1/12/16

The Cavaliers' LeBron James goes up for a dunk during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Sunday in Philadelphia. AP

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’s it gonna be? Yesterday evening, NFL.com’s Ian Read More…