Found December 10, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe, there’s a chance the Cleveland Browns will hire Michael Lombardi as their next general manager. An NFL source told Bedard that Lombardi could ultimately come in and land Alabama head coach Nick Saban. According to the NFL sources, Saban has let it be known that if he returns to the NFL — where he flopped, going 15-17 with the Dolphins from 2005-06 — it would likely be with Lombardi playing Pioli to his Belichick. One of Saban’s many missteps in Miami — the first being that he accepted a job he really didn’t want — was hiring a general manager in Randy Mueller who did not know the Belichick personnel system. Mueller, who was a good personnel man when running his own ship with the Saints, had to learn Saban’s system on the fly, and it never really clicked. Saban could well be looking for his next/final NFL opportunity if he wins his fourth national championship next month in the BCS title game against Notre Dame. If the Browns (Saban is fr...
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  • Nick Saban is a talent. A college talent. Giving him consideration for our head coaching position begs a question. "Do we really want a college coach?" Statistics show how risky that can be.
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