Originally written October 16, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
Despite earning its first win over the season, the Browns have made a change in the organization’s hierarchy.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Tuesday that Mike Holmgren will retire at season’s end and is no longer the team’s president. Owner Jimmy Haslam has named Joe Banner the new CEO, “effective immediately.”Haslam will announce the move later today.Though the timing is surprising, the move itself is not too surprising. When Haslam bought the club this past offseason, he brought Banner — a longtime friend — along with him, setting the former Eagles chairman up to one day succeed a flailing Holmgren.That day has come.
3 Comments:
  • Smart move. Next should be Shurmur.
  • If Jimmy Haslam can't make the Browns a winner nobody can. He will do, or exceed, what Dick Jacobs did for the Indians. But Haslam will make it last longer and build a solid base. Winning has been a Haslam trademark.
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