Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 10/24/14
The Cleveland Browns might be waiting until the end of the year to make decisions on existing personnel (Mike Holmgren and Dimitri Patterson excluded,) but they are adding to the corporate hierarchy. Adam Schefter reports on Twitter that the Browns have lured away one of Jerry Jones’ “right hand” men. One of Jerry Jones’ right hand man, Cowboys senior VP and general counsel Alec Scheiner, has agreed to become Cleveland Browns’ president. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 18, 2012 So who, exactly is Alec Scheiner? Sports Business Daily has some clues. But Scheiner has made his mark in other ways in sports. As the general counsel for the Dallas Cowboys, Scheiner has his fingerprints on almost every key off-field decision, most notably the planning, financing and construction of the team’s new stadium. Now with the stadium done, Scheiner is looking to broaden his role. “I have tried to transition my role a bit with the help of the Joneses and not pigeonhole myself into being just an attorney,” he said. Apparently Scheiner has found an opportunity to be more than “just an attorney” as President of the Cleveland Browns. I am not sure exactly where that fits on the organizational chart below owner Jimmy Haslam and with relation to CEO Joe Banner, but I’m sure we’ll find out shortly. “I am looking forward to this challenge with the Browns, which I view as a tremendous opportunity to start at the ground level with a new and exciting leadership group,” said Scheiner. “Jimmy Haslam and Joe Banner have a great vision of what they want the Cleveland Browns to become and I am grateful to be able to be a part of it. The Browns are an iconic franchise with an outstanding fan base and tradition. Together, we hope to do incredible things for the organization and Northeast Ohio.” Now, about that Jimmy-Dome… [Related:Grossi: Josh McDaniels and Mike Lombardi likely to become Joe Banner’s puppets]
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