Browns Head Coach Search: Adam Gase off the board; Matt Patricia a good fit?

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The search continues…

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Browns can end all the jokes with a big-name head coach

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And no: Doug Marrone is not a “big name.”

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Browns coaching selection game: Conspiracy, Snark, or Rational?

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Welcome ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, to the annual January game show of Guess the next Browns coach. We apologize the 2015 version was canceled as we had some technical difficulties, but we do hope you enjoyed the Shanahan Slide Show followed by Extreme Offensive Staff Remodel in its place. Jimmy Haslam’s tenure 2013:

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Chip Kelly to the Browns—Again?

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Was Chip Kelly’s decision to head to Philadelphia entirely because of Joe Banner’s iron fist? Cleveland Browns fans may soon find out as the recently displaced Eagles head coach is reportedly back in the mix for the Browns’ soon-to-be vacant head coaching spot. According to Mike Florio at Pro Football Talk: Plugged-in source just said

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Brickyard 400, Tribe Woes and #ActualSportswriting: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Monday, you guys. I come to you fresh off of a crazy weekend in Indianapolis where I was able to take in my first NASCAR experience: The Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard. As you may know, I am by no means a fan of said sport, but thoroughly enjoy watching the best at

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2015 NFL Draft, the first round come down, tobacco, and shame: While We’re Waiting…

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Happy Friday folks. It’s first round hangover day. Hope you kept it sane last night, you know unless the Browns did something incredibly awesome. Then, I hope you earned your hangover. Regardless, while we’re waiting… The First Round Come Down… I have no idea who the Cleveland Browns acquired last night, either by draft or

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Miles Austin reportedly set to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles

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Miles Austin had a good season with the Browns in 2014 and many fans hoped to see him back with an encore performance. As the off-season has unfolded the Browns signed Brian Hartline and then Dwayne Bowe and it raised questions about the real chances of the Browns also asking back Austin. As recently as

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The NBA’s marketing machine is fantastic … While We’re Waiting

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“When’s the schedule coming out?” This was a text I received every few days since LeBron’s return to the Cavaliers. For weeks and weeks, many have been on edge. No official announcement came at first – the NBA had been said to want to delay the release to closer to mid-August. Finally, there was news.

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Scott Raab discusses the Browns hiring of Mike Pettine – WFNY Podcast – 2014-01-25

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We don’t do a regular Monday morning podcast with Scott Raab anymore, but whenever there’s something that needs to be discussed, he’s there for us. With the Browns’ hiring of Mike Pettine and ending the lengthy coaching search, it was a good time to catch up. We discussed the Browns’ search. We discussed Mike Pettine

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Comparing national and local perspective of the Cavs and Browns – Cleveland Scene’s Sam Allard and Andrew Zelman – WFNY Podcast – 2013-01-13

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Today I wanted to talk about the national and local perspective of the Cavs and the Browns. It feels so paranoid, angry and negative locally, but that also can sometimes feel accurate. In various cases, that perspective is backed up nationally. So what’s the right perspective? I talked to Cleveland Scene’s new owner Andrew Zelman

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Dueling reports on Browns interest in Oklahoma’s Stoops

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As we have seen in years past, the NFL offseason is typically a time where national media folks kindly ask the local contingent to step aside while they handle all of the latest and greatest on various hirings and firings. Last season, as the Browns were hot after Oregon’s Chip Kelly, it was NFL.com and

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If Rob Chudzinski is fired, it’s just another Browns embarrassment

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I could sit here and break down what happened in the Steelers game, but I have no interest in doing that. The only thing on my mind right now is what an embarrassment the Cleveland Browns organization continues to be with today’s “one-and-done” rumors involving Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski. Granted nothing has happened yet,

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In praise of the Browns front office… so far

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In the name of front office accountability, I’ve been very open with the fact that I’m not a fan of the Trent Richardson trade. I’ve learned quite a bit about criticism and sports over the last five years with our Cleveland franchises and Mike Holmgren helped ensure that I already finished drinking my last bottle

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While We’re Waiting… Why the Tribe will make the playoffs

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While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. An optimistic take on the

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The Diff: Coveted Chip Kelly brings Moneyball style to NFL

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The Diff is your weekly WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, I wrote about some Browns storylines heading into Week 1. Now, I’m writing about the NFL’s latest fad and one of my favorite topics ever: Chip Kelly. Jan. 5-6, 2013:

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WFNY Podcast – 2013-03-05 – Diminishing returns in baseball stats?

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Jon and Craig got together to talk sports, and this is what went down. MIT Sloan conference (again) Nate Silver the rockstar Baseball analytics… are they a diminishing returns game? Stability to run an analytics department Chip Kelly might be the best thing that ever happened to the Browns Pete Carroll, tall corners Baseball and

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Pat Shurmur Reportedly Returning To Philadelphia As Offensive Coordinator

Chip Kelly in the words of Ricky Bobby wants to go fast. In a head-scratcher for us fans recently released from the offensive reign of Pat Shurmur as head coach, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed Shurmur to be the team’s offensive coordinator, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Former Browns HC Pat Shurmur is expected

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Philadelphia Eagles and Lurie taking shots at Cleveland Browns and Joe Banner?

The Chip Kelly hiring in Philly was seemingly linked to Cleveland and it could have stood to reason that it was just Cleveland-born negativity and paranoia driving that bus. Now that Jeffrey Lurie and the Eagles are talking about their newest head coaching hire, Chip Kelly, it appears that there might be just a little

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NFL News: Raheem Morris to interview for Browns defensive coordinator

Despite the fact that the Eagles got Chip Kelly and the Browns didn’t, the Browns are apparently moving forward trying to put a first class staff together around Rob Chudzinski. Pro Football Talk has the news that the Browns will be interviewing former Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris for the opening. Morris had

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NFL Rumor: Chip Kelly waffled on Oregon on Tuesday January 8th

There will obviously be more information leaking out about the entire Chip Kelly saga. The initial leaks are happening right now, and it seems that the turning of the tide for Chip Kelly leaving Oregon was last Tuesday January 8th. The person, who requested anonymity because neither the team nor Kelly’s camp has released details

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