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1) Its always interesting to sit back and watch firing season. Guy loses, everyone cries for him to be fired. Guy loses two, more guys call for firings. Now, 19 losses in 24 games is a lot of losses and does not burnish the resume. And there have been some very shaky decisions on the sidelines for the 2012 Cleveland Browns, but some of them are shaky simply because they did not work. But the constant chatter about firing Pat Shurmur strikes me as excessive because a guy has a wife, a family and children who read and listen. Yes, its part of the job, but when an owner clearly states that no change will be made until the end of the year, its kind of a bit much to talk about a guys future when he still has a job. Firing season may make for good chatter, but if it's not going to happen the chatter to me becomes unfortunate. Because there is a human element involved.
2) Yes, folks can throw in my face that I was critical of the previous coach, but at that time I had reached the point...
BEST OF MAXIM
Pat Shurmur was given an inch and took a mile. Toting two wins in his last three games, and a roster full of players who opted to work rather than rest while heading into a divisional game, backed by a tailwind rooted in improved fan morale and a fiery man who received his first game ball as majority owner, those who were mentally packing up Pat’s belongings just three weeks earlier...
Browns head coach Pat Shurmur, from yesterday’s session with the media-
I can’t tell you exactly. I know exactly why. There were a couple situations getting the right people in the game, getting the play to the quarterback in a timely fashion and then him calling it properly. That’s the string of events. There were a couple times yesterday that didn’t get done. I’m absolutely...
“The Browns’ locker room was transformed into Believeland this week, with confidence and optimism permeating the air as if it had been spritzed out of the automatic air-fresheners.” — Mary Kay Cabot
“The vibe is really good. We really believe we can beat the Ravens, not just come close. They’re a good team, but we feel like they’re ripe to be beat.” — Josh Cribbs...
With time to reflect, Browns coach Pat Shurmur says he would change some play calls and reconsider other decisions he made in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to Baltimore.
The Browns were beaten 25-15 by the Ravens, who put the game away in the final four minutes after stopping Cleveland on a fourth-and-2 play. Instead of punting from his own 28, Shurmur, who still had two...
If Jimmy Haslam III wants to fix the flailing Browns, he can do so in one easy step! That step would be to fire Pat Shurmur before the next game and turn the team over to either Brad Childress or Dick Jauron for the remainder of the 2012 season. Shurmur has time and time again
Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers.
The Browns kicked five field goals after falling behind 14-0. Unfortunately, they couldn’t hold that lead. This morning we start picking it apart.
LOSER: Communication. Unreal. Get your stuff together. The Browns continue to waste timeouts and opportunities...
Head coach Pat Shurmur demands better execution in short yardage.
BEREA -- Compare the feelings about the Cleveland Browns from Monday to Monday.
A week ago there were positives and smiles after the Browns beat a woeful San Diego team on an afternoon when the Browns punted nine times.
The week that followed was upbeat, with a tangible feeling that the Browns had a chance for that definitive win against Baltimore.
Of course it didnt happen, and...
After a year and a half and more thousands of words written, most of BrownsTown is coming around on DK's view that Browns coach Pat Shurmur is over matched and unqualified as a head coach and offensive coordinator.
November in the NFL usually brings around change. Playoff teams begin to emerge while teams on the outside looking in begin to change out coaches, general managers, and other team personnel. Let’s take a look at my opinion of who is the hot seat in the National Football League in tiers:
Likely Out At Season’s End
Pat Shurmur, Cleveland Browns: It’s very hard to make a case...