Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 10/23/12
BEREA -- Jimmy Haslam spoke very highly of Mike Holmgren when he bought the Cleveland Browns, but he never spoke to him about a job. Holmgren said Tuesday that there were no discussions about a credible role that would keep him with the team. It hasnt been talked about, Holmgren said at a news conference that felt like a presidential goodbye that came sooner than Holmgren wanted. And I understand that. Holmgren said he came to Cleveland because of previous owner Randy Lerner, and Lerner hired him to do a job a certain way. That way would not continue with Haslam, who will be more active and involved than Lerner. My feelings toward Mike are strong and for the most part private, Lerner said via e-mail. One always wishes that more could have happened, more could have gotten accomplished. In the end, the Browns are better because of Mike Holmgren if for no other reason than because he delivered Jimmy Haslam a team with more talent and depth than the one he found when he got here. Holmgr...
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