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Cleveland Sports 360:
Head coach Pat Shurmur is more concerned about his players and his coaches than he is about the proposed sale of the Cleveland Browns. Shurmur admits he didn’t have the best of seasons in his rookie campaign, this year he’s looking forward to working with the veterans that have returned to the Cleveland Browns as well as a young rookies he got in the 2012 NFL draft. Shurmur said his main focus is getting team ready to win football games this season.
Shurmur went on to say as head coach in the national football league you’re used to this kind of scrutiny, he knows if we can produce a winning season for the fans in Cleveland he may have a chance of remaining the head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Pat Shurmur said, his job is to hire coaches prepare his coaches and players to get ready to play football, worrying about the sale of the Cleveland Browns falls out of that category. Shurmur has a great opportunity this season, the Browns finished at 4-12 last year, lets face it if Shurmu...
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With a new owner set to take over, reports indicate that the entire front office of the Cleveland Browns will be sent packing, including team president Mike Holmgren.
The ink isn’t even dry on the $1 Billion deal that Jimmy Haslam signed to become the Browns new owner and he is already making major moves. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, former Eagles president Joe Banner will take over for Mike Holmgren and become the Browns new president with Jimmy Haslam as the new owner.
“Haslam, who will divest his interest...
Browns pick at number 22 continues to throw some picks in training camp, Weeden almost seems surprised how good the defense in the N.F.L. is. Wait he has only faced the Browns Defense in practice, Weeden hasn’t even seen a great defense yet, I am not saying the Browns defense was great last year, I am saying the N.F.L. is loaded with teams that have some great defensive secondaries...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, even if Joe Banner doesn’t end up becoming the new president of the Cleveland Browns under new owner Jimmy Haslam, current president Mike Holmgren could still end up losing his job.
One source told La Canfora that Banner joining the Browns isn’t a sure thing at this point.
I’m sure Haslam will sit down with Holmgrem...
The sale of the Cleveland Browns has officially been completed per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Per Schefter, the official amount of the transaction between Randy Lerner and Jimmy Haslam is in excess of $1 Billion. This amount is significantly higher than the $920 Million which was originally reported Forbes magazine.
Per Schefter, the team has been sold in two different phases. A ...
If new Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is planning to implode the franchise's front office, it sounded Friday as if the process would be methodical and might not include removing president Mike Holmgren from a prominent perch. "I sense there is a strong feeling here that Mike and the team have things headed in the right direction," Haslam said. "I think we have to...
Now that Randy Lerner has sold majority ownership of the Cleveland Browns to Tennessee businessman Jimmy Haslam III, it’s time to take a look back at the Lerner Family, patriarch Al Lerner and the role he played in the Browns moving to Baltimore following the 1995 season.
Al Lerner should never have been chosen as the person to own the Browns when the team came back to the...
Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner has reached a deal to sell the team to Tennessee truck-stop magnate Jimmy Haslam III, according to multiple reports.
ESPN and the NFL Network said Thursday that an agreement on the team sale had been reached. ESPN said the sale price was for more than $1 billion.
The team had no immediate announcement and the sale has not yet been presented to...
It makes sense that Jimmy Haslam is the new owner of the Cleveland Browns. Haslam made his fortune in truck stops, so he’s already accustomed to everyone crapping all over his product.
The price Haslam paid for the Browns was a little more eye-opening.
According to ESPN, Haslam is plunking down more than $1 billion for the most bumbling, incompetent and generally slap-assed franchise...
He said moving the Browns from Cleveland was never an issue and it won’t be an issue. He did say that Cleveland Browns Stadium will probably someday have naming rights.
It’s not every day a vehicle with an Eric Metcalf seat cover is open to the public for purchase, so obvious we’re living in strange and wonderful times. Indeed, for the low, low, not really that low price of $4,000, this Browns Short Bus can be yours.
Browns Fans!!! Here is your chance to own your very own Cleveland Browns Tailgating bus! It is 100% ready to go–you could...
Since the newest version of the Cleveland Browns joined the NFL for the 1999 season the franchise has made just one trip to the playoffs.
While there has been plenty of blame to go around…six different head coaches in 13 seasons, a slew of high draft pick busts, playing in the most consistently tough division in the NFL, etc. … the dismal performance of the Browns’ wide receiver...
The sale of the Cleveland Browns from Randy Lerner to Jimmy Haslam was completed on Thursday with a price tag in excess of $1 billion, according to ESPN. The transaction must be approved by NFL owners, who are expected to vote this month to confirm the deal. The recent sale of the Jacksonville Jaguars from Wayne Weaver to Shahid Khan was unanimously approved by the league in...
Randy Lerner has sold the Cleveland Browns to Jimmy Haslam, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Haslam is a Tennessee businessman and the sale was in excess of $1 billion. It remains to be seen if the new ownership will make any changes in the front office.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cleveland Browns have been officially sold to Jimmy Haslam for over $1 billion.
Former majority owner Randy Lerner will still hold a 30 percent stake in the organization.
There are some rumblings that Browns president Mike Holmgren could be on the way out.