Found January 18, 2013 on Cleveland Sports 360:
Washington Redskins secondary coach. Cleveland can use a guy who can school their secondary on the defensive side of the ball. Other than Joe Haden and T.J. Ward the Cleveland secondary sucked during the 2012 season. Maybe Morris will be able to help the Browns solidify the secondary which is clearly a weak point for the Browns. Morris has head coaching experience. He was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers where he finished with a 17-31 record after 3 seasons. If you are a Browns fan don’t get too excited, Morris’s Redskins secondary finished the 2012 season ranked 30th in the NFL in pass defense. It could be the fact that the Redskins didn’t have the talent they needed in their secondary, but neither do the Browns . When Morris took over the Bucs defense at the same time he was the head coach, he finished that season at 3-13. It was his first year as the Bucs head coach. Is Morris the right fit for the Cleveland Browns? I hope not, Chud is also targeting John Pagano for the...

Do You Remember The Last Time Michael Lombardi Evaluated A Browns Q.B.? Now It’s Weeden’s Turn

The worst possible thing just happened to Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden. Jimmy Haslam III and Joe Banner named Michael Lombardi the teams new General Manager. First on Lombardi’s plate is the evaluation of Weeden. The last Cleveland quarterback that Lombardi evaluated was Bernie Kosar. DO you remember what the results of that evaluation were? Lombardi and Bill Belichick came...

Ray Horton reportedly expected to be the Browns’ new DC

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Ray Horton is expected to be hired as the Browns’ new defensive coordinator once he’s fired by the Cardinals. If the Browns to hire Horton they would have a pretty impressive coaching staff with Rod Chudzinski, Norv Turner and Ray Horton.     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document...

NFL News: Cleveland Browns Hire Michael Lombardi as VP – Player Personnel

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Twitter, the Cleveland Browns have hired NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi as VP of Player Personnel. Initially Schefter reported that Lombardi was hired as GM of the Browns, but shortly updated his report to say Lombardi’s title will be VP – Player Personnel. Browns hired Michael Lombardi as their new GM. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...

Hey Mike Holmgren You May Be Listening,But No Teams Want To Hire You. Why Do You Think That Is?

Mike Holmgren the guy the Cleveland Browns new ownership couldn’t get rid of fast enough, is still unemployed. Gee  Mike, what do you suppose that is all about? Holmgren came to Cleveland and did very little to turn the Browns into a winning franchise. Even after he milked the former Browns owner Randy Learner out of close to 40 million dollars the Browns still finished the 2012...

The Cleveland Browns Hired Someone The Fans Can’t Stand, Michael Lombardi Who Can’t Stand Weeden

The Cleveland Browns decided to take a trip down the bad memory lane. The new owner Jimmy Haslam and his right hand man decided to bring back Michael Lombardi. Lombardi is the last person that Browns fans wanted to see as the teams new G.M.. Fans have nightmares thinking about the last time Lombardi worked for the Cleveland Browns. Not only is Lombardi a bad choice in the fans eyes...

Thoughts Around The League On Mike Lombardi

Following the unpopular hire of Michael Lombardi as VP of player personnel by the Browns yesterday morning, several league coaches, TV announcers, and former players have positive things to say about the Browns’ hire and Lombardi’s football knowledge. Former Raiders quarterback and current CBS analyst Rich Gannon: “Going back to when we were together in Oakland, there was a...

Hiring of Lombardi raises eyebrows

BEREA, Ohio - The latest re-shaping of the perennially-losing and perpetually-changing Cleveland Browns, a process that officially started with new owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner taking over last October, is now complete at the highest levels. Last week's hiring of Rob Chudzinski as head coach made sense, even as it didn't make much of a national splash. The newest...

Browns Hire Ray Horton As Defensive Coordinator

The Cleveland Browns have announced that they have officially hired former Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton to run their defense. Arizona cut Horton loose shortly after they hired Bruce Arians as their next head coach. Arians mentioned during his press conference this afternoon that he didn’t want to have any issues relating to player loyalty given that Horton was also...

NFL News: Browns officially name Norv Turner new Offensive Coordinator

The Browns today released a statement that Norv Turner has been hired (officially) as the new Offensive Coordinator. “The Cleveland Browns today named Norv Turner as Offensive Coordinator. Turner was one of six additions to the coaching staff, which also includes Brad Roll (Strength & Conditioning), Mike Sullivan (Offensive Line) and Scott Turner (Wide Receivers). In addition...

Browns hire Lombardi as VP of player personnel

Mike Lombardi is returning to the NFL as vice president of player personnel for the Cleveland Browns, the team announced Friday. Lombardi, who has worked as an NFL Network and analyst since 2008, is a former longtime personnel executive with the San Francisco 49ers, Browns, Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders. Lombardi first joined the Browns' scouting staff in...

Horton: Race not an issue in hirings

Ray Horton doesn't believe his skin color played any role in him not being hired as an NFL head coach. It just wasn't his time. Introduced as Cleveland's new defensive coordinator on Tuesday, Horton said while he's ''disappointed'' that he didn't get a head coaching job after interviewing with several teams, he's grateful to have gone through...

Former Browns HC Pat Shurmer Is Interviewing For Jets OC Job

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets are interviewing former Browns head coach Pat Shurmur for their offensive coordinator position on Friday. Shurmur employs a West Coast system and spent time as the Rams offensive coordinator before leaving to take the Browns job. Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi is also in consideration for the position. The...
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