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Mike Holmgren vs. Mike McCarthy: By the Numbers

Mike McCarthy no longer resides in Mike Holmgren’s shadow In an earlier post, we took a look at the comparison between former Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf and current general manager Ted Thompson. Since Thompson just concluded his ninth season with the team, it was interesting to see how the two men compared. Now we look at Thompson’s head coach, Mike McCarthy and...
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Brown rips Mike Holmgren, loved Trent Richardson trade

Former Browns executive Mike Holmgren says he would have quit if they had traded Trent Richardson on his watch. Browns great Jim Brown would have loved to have seen Holmgren get fired after their falling out a few years ago. “Mike is not from Cleveland. I’m a Cleveland Brown,” Brown said, via CBS Sports. “So he gave me a choice of taking three dollars and doing a little dancing...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 25, 2013  |  1 Comment

Mike Holmgren: My work aided in sale of team

I came in wanting to change this, and make it successful, give the fans something they deserve. My thinking is, that you’ll see that in the next couple of years — that’s my feeling. I don’t think about legacy too much. In any job I’ve ever had, I’ve rolled up my sleeves and tried to do the best job I could do, be honest about it, and operate from a mutual respect and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Holmgren's tenure with Browns ends, officially

CLEVELAND -- Mike Holmgren can at least say he left Cleveland a winner.In a move that was coming but wasnt expected this soon, the Browns confirmed a report on CBS that Holmgrens last game with the Brown was Sundays 20-14 win over the Steelers.Holmgren will move on -- perhaps to coach Dallas, perhaps to retire in Seattle. His tenure with the team is over.The Browns record since Holmgren...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Tony Grossi Attacks Holmgren Again

On Tuesday, Tony Grossi claimed Browns President Mike Holmgren “did the absolute minimum” while he was in charge in Cleveland. Today, Grossi is back on the attack- “Here’s a suggestion for a smart thing to happen: Immediately revoke Holmgren’s office, his lunch ticket and his parking space. His unforgivingly condescending farewell press conference, at which he blatantly...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Holmgren States He Was Not Offered Position With New Ownership

In his press conference today from Berea, Browns President Mike Holmgren thanked the Lerner family for the opportunity, and when asked directly, commented that he had not been offered a credible position by Jimmy Haslam or Joe Banner. “Quite honestly it hasn’t been talked about.” He also said he understood why not. Holmgren said his biggest disappointment was that “they...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Holmgren relieved of duties

Mike Holmgren reportedly is out as Cleveland Browns president, effective immediately, and will retire at season's end.

Via Helmet2Helmet
October 16, 2012  |  3 Comments

Mike Holmgren should keep his job with the Browns

Everyone Cleveland Browns fan is willing to fire Mike Holmgren and everyone on the Browns coaching staff now, but the progress the Browns will make in 2012 should save his job. I know the Browns are literally defeated this season at 0-4, but the pieces to the puzzle are being filled right in front of our eyes. Firstly under Mike Holmgren in his first draft in 2010, he drafted cornerback...
Via The Penalty Flag
October 05, 2012  |  2 Comments

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Holmgren Has Browns at “The Verge of Winning;” Haslam Passionately Pumps (SUPER BOWL PREVIEW)

Who are we playing? Like it matters. You know it was a big weekend when a front page story in the PD about how lucky we are to have Jimmy Haslam as the new Browns owner that uses a lobbyist employed by Haslam himself as its primary source gets relegated to the second page here. But first things first, per Mary Kay Cabot: Haslam, 58, spent much of the 2 1/2-hour practice standing...
Via Cleveland Frowns
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Browns to blow up front office

With a new owner set to take over, reports indicate that the entire front office of the Cleveland Browns will be sent packing, including team president Mike Holmgren.

Via Pro Football Zone
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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