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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Twitter, the Cleveland Browns have hired NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi as VP of Player Personnel. Initially Schefter reported that Lombardi was hired as GM of the Browns, but shortly updated his report to say Lombardi’s title will be VP – Player Personnel.
Browns hired Michael Lombardi as their new GM.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Following the unpopular hire of Michael Lombardi as VP of player personnel by the Browns yesterday morning, several league coaches, TV announcers, and former players have positive things to say about the Browns’ hire and Lombardi’s football knowledge.
Former Raiders quarterback and current CBS analyst Rich Gannon:
“Going back to when we were together in Oakland, there was a...
BEREA, Ohio - The latest re-shaping of the perennially-losing and perpetually-changing Cleveland Browns, a process that officially started with new owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner taking over last October, is now complete at the highest levels.
Last week's hiring of Rob Chudzinski as head coach made sense, even as it didn't make much of a national splash.
The Cleveland Browns have announced that they have officially hired former Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton to run their defense.
Arizona cut Horton loose shortly after they hired Bruce Arians as their next head coach. Arians mentioned during his press conference this afternoon that he didn’t want to have any issues relating to player loyalty given that Horton was also...
The Browns today released a statement that Norv Turner has been hired (officially) as the new Offensive Coordinator.
“The Cleveland Browns today named Norv Turner as Offensive Coordinator. Turner was one of six additions to the coaching staff, which also includes Brad Roll (Strength & Conditioning), Mike Sullivan (Offensive Line) and Scott Turner (Wide Receivers). In addition...
Mike Lombardi is returning to the NFL as vice president of player personnel for the Cleveland Browns, the team announced Friday. Lombardi, who has worked as an NFL Network and NFL.com analyst since 2008, is a former longtime personnel executive with the San Francisco 49ers, Browns, Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders. Lombardi first joined the Browns' scouting staff in...
Ray Horton doesn't believe his skin color played any role in him not being hired as an NFL head coach.
It just wasn't his time.
Introduced as Cleveland's new defensive coordinator on Tuesday, Horton said while he's ''disappointed'' that he didn't get a head coaching job after interviewing with several teams, he's grateful to have gone through...
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets are interviewing former Browns head coach Pat Shurmur for their offensive coordinator position on Friday.
Shurmur employs a West Coast system and spent time as the Rams offensive coordinator before leaving to take the Browns job.
Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi is also in consideration for the position.