Found January 01, 2012 on Cleveland Sports 360:
In his first year as a NFL head coach Pat Shurmur failed Miserably as the Cleveland Browns Offensive coordinator.  The one mistake Mike Holmgren made when he hired Pat Shurmur and Dick Jauron was letting Shurmur become the Browns offensive coordinator.  Shurmur never was at the helm of an NFL team as the head coach. He was a quarterbacks coach that’s it. How could Holmgren expect Pat Shurmur to take over as head coach and then saddle him with the offensive coordinator position too. Shurmur was fortunate the Browns played good defense for most of the season. If the Browns defense played as poorly as the Cleveland offense Shurmurs Browns would have been completely blown out this year. Just look at today’s performance from Shurmurs offensive unit. Shurmur had Seneca Wallace throw the ball 41 times. Wallace only completed 16 passes for 177 yards. Are you kidding me? What the heck was Shurmur thinking? Why would he have Wallace throw the ball 41 times. Shurmur had Peyton Hillis doing not...

All Indiacators Are Saying Peyton Hillis Should Have Taken The Money And Ran

Peyton Hillis might have seen his last game for the Cleveland Browns Sunday as the Browns Battled the Steelers. People seem to have forgotten the fact the Cleveland Browns offered Hillis what looked like a fair deal at the time a new contract, Hillis said no. Hillis had big money signs in his eyes at the start of this season in Cleveland, after all why not he was the Madden cover...

Madden Curse Or Not Hillis Will Have Big Day Against Steelers Today

Peyton Hillis will have a big day today when the Cleveland Browns take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in Cleveland, Ohio this afternoon. Hillis has 557 rushing yards this season, 211 of those yards coming in the last two games.  Hillis now says he beleaves in the Madden curse, even though Hillis had to overcome some health issues to get back to his form,Hillis will be looking to impress...

Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur launches search for offensive coordinator

Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur is launching a search for offensive coordinator, and he may be willing to give up play-calling duties to the right guy.

Shurmur To Hire Coordinator Says Lots Of Friends Out Of Work In St.Louis

Pat Shurmur said the Browns will hire an offensive coordinator, He also said he has a lot of friends out of work in St. Louis. Lets hope Shurmur is kidding about that. The people in St.Louis are out of work for a reason. If these people were good for the game they would still be employed. The Browns do not need one of Shurmurs buddies coming from the Rams. The Rams stink worse than...

Hillis wants to stay with the Browns

Friday’s one-liners included a reference to the fact that Browns running back Peyton Hillis believes in curses, given his struggles (self-imposed and otherwise) after landing on the cover of the Madden game. The bigger question is whether Hillis will remain with the team in 2012, when his image surely won’t appear anywhere near the front…

Shurmur won't commit to QB McCoy

Browns coach Pat Shurmur sidestepped questions about the futures of quarterback Colt McCoy and running back Peyton Hillis. All Shurmur would commit to in 2012 was hiring an offensive coordinator. After going 4-12 in his first season as Cleveland's coach, Shurmur said McCoy improved in his first full year but would not commit to the 25-year-old as his starter for 2012. "...

Shurmur Speaks

Browns head coach Pat Shurmur discusses the 2011 season, specific players and what's in store at the offensive coordinator position.

Cleveland Browns players reflect on the 2011 season (video)

The Cleveland Browns ended the 2011 season with a 4-12 record under first year head coach Pat Shurmur. The players talked about the year after the game on Sunday and as they cleaned their lockers out on Monday.

Looking ahead: Shurmur mentions Childress as OC candidate

Browns coach Pat Shurmur says quarterback Colt McCoy improved this season but would not commit to him as his starter for 2012.

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Sources: Browns to hire O-coordinator for 2012

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