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Browns fire GM Ray Farmer, head coach Mike Pettine

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The Cleveland Browns fired General Manager Ray Farmer and Head Coach Mike Pettine on Sunday night. “We greatly appreciate Ray and Mike’s dedication and hard work while with the Cleveland Browns,” owner Jimmy Haslam said. “We’ve made this decision because we don’t believe our football team is positioned well for the future. We are all disappointed with where we are and ...

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Browns fans can blame Jamil Northcutt for Mike Pettine, Ray Farmer rift

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There is a power struggle going on in Cleveland between Browns coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer, according to Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com. According to Grossi, Browns director of player engagement Dr. Jamil Northcutt, who has recently departed, was a “major player” in creating the rift.  Northcutt would often go “outside the boundaries” of his job description. From ESPNCleveland.com: But in ...

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Mike Pettine partied hard after Browns beat Saints

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The Cleveland Browns are 1-0 at home for the first time in 10 years after beating the New Orleans Saints 26-24 on Sunday. Coach Mike Pettine admitted Monday that he celebrated the win last night with a few drinks and a big cigar. #Browns HC Mike Pettine: I celebrated probably as much as anyone last night. Feeling it a little bit this ...

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Cleveland Browns name Mike Pettine head coach

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The Cleveland Browns announced Thursday that they have hired Mike Pettine as the 15th full-time head coach in franchise history. “We are thrilled to announce Mike Pettine as the new head coach of the Cleveland Browns,” said Owner Jimmy Haslam. “Mike is the epitome of what we want the Browns to be — tough, aggressive and innovative — with a blue-collar, ...

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Browns having second interview with Mike Pettine

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According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Cleveland Browns are bringing in Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine in for a second interview about their head coaching vacancy. The Browns had been hoping to hire Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase as their new head coach, but he withdrew his name from consideration earlier today. This coaching search has turned ...

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Buffalo Bills, Jairus Byrd fail to agree on long-term deal

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The Buffalo Bills should have been in deep talks with Pro Bowl safety Jairus Byrd Monday with the deadline fast approaching to sign franchise tagged players to long-term contracts. Instead, the negotiating table was empty. The two sides were far enough apart on a proposed contract that they didn’t even bother to schedule any talks prior to the 4 p.m. ET deadline. ...

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