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It doesn't seem Hills has many supporters within the Browns organization, but coach Pat Shurmur said, that despite all of the drama, Hillis will be "embraced back" by the team once he returns from his hamstring injury.
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Over the next two weeks, the Browns and Pat Shurmur face their biggest test of the season.
Because of the mess Fickell inherited, no one expected him to do a better job than fellow first-year head coach Shurmur. But Fickell clearly has.
Plain Dealer Browns reporter says Pat Shurmur is accountable for team's performance, but deserves some slack because of injuries.
Browns are 3-5. Rams, whose offensive coordinator last season was Browns head coach Pat Shurmur, are 1-7.
Bradford had a superb rookie season in 2010 with current Browns coach Pat Shurmur as the Rams' offensive coordinator. Shurmur's old boss, St. Louis coach Steve Spagnuolo, is taking heat for the Rams' 1-7 record.
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur and players talked with the media Monday after their 30 - 12 loss to the Houston Texans. Among the items discussed were Peyton Hillis, pass protection and Colt McCoy and finally the frustrations of losing. Hosted by Plain Dealer's Cleveland Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot.
With injuries mounting, the Browns will meet a familiar face, that is to head coach Pat Shurmur, the St. Louis Rams.
BEREA, Ohio — Coach Pat Shurmur said Monday that Peyton Hillis will not play in Cleveland's upcoming game against St. Louis, the fourth straight game the beleaguered running back has missed since straining his left hamstring on Oct. 16.
Seems he hasn't been won over by Pat Shurmur's charisma.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Coach Pat Shurmur said Monday that Peyton Hillis will not play in Cleveland's upcoming game against St. Louis, the fourth straight game the beleaguered running back has missed since straining his left hamstring on Oct. 16.
Hillis was on track to play Sunday in Houston, but reinjured his hamstring during practice on Friday. Shurmur said Hillis will spend the...