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  1. Jimmy Haslam's year after change ends with turbulence

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio - Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam recalled Wednesday that it was one year ago when he removed Joe Banner and Mike Lombardi from their positions running the Browns. Banner now holds court on Twitter. Lombardi has a Super Bowl ring. ...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  2. The Browns' long and winding offensive coordinator search

    Pat McManamon

    The Cleveland Browns sure know how to conduct extensive and exhaustive coaching searches. One year ago, Joe Banner and Jimmy Haslam talked to everyone who was not a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they sought a replacement for coach Rob C...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. Browns roster rundown: The front office

    Pat McManamon

    The last of a series assessing the Cleveland Browns' roster as we head to training camp, with a position-by-position rundown comparing it to when the season ended and now. Front office Then: Joe Banner, Mike Lombardi, Ray Farmer. Now: Ray Fa...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  4. Browns release Quentin Groves

    Pat McManamon

    The changing of the guard means a changing of the roster. Tis ever thus for the Cleveland Browns. Friday they released their special teams captain from a year ago, Quentin Groves. Praised for his leadership and play and called one of the Browns...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  5. Browns MailBag: Franchise deadline looms

    Pat McManamon

    With time running out before the deadline to use the franchise tag, the Browns still have Alex Mack and T.J. Ward unsigned. Monday is the day when the Browns must either sign one or both to a long-term deal, or to place the tag on them. As the ...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  6. More Browns' front-office buzz

    Tom Carpenter

    We now have differing reports on exactly how former Cleveland Browns CEO Joe Banner had structured the pecking order of his coaching staff before being relieved of his duties. Here is what CBS Sports reported on Monday: "Ousted Cleveland CEO Joe B...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  7. Sifting through the Jim Harbaugh reports

    Pat McManamon

    There's a lot of floating pieces and parts to the report that the Cleveland Browns tried to trade for San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. For the Browns, the picture is of a team that went to great lengths to hire a top-caliber head coach. It ...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  8. Browns noise keeps on keeping on

    Pat McManamon

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Friday afternoon, Mike Pettine learned the Cleveland Browns had tried in January to send draft picks to San Francisco to acquire Jim Harbaugh to be the team's coach. A team official called Pettine to warn him the story would ...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  9. Could search have ended with Harbaugh?

    Pat McManamon

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- There truly is no end to the NFL maze of wildness that involves the Cleveland Browns and their coaching search. The latest news that broke happened Friday, when's Mike Florio reported that the Browns were ...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  10. Cleveland Browns nearly acquired San Francisco head coach Jim Har...

    Pat McManamon

    The Cleveland Browns were close to a trade that would have sent coach Jim Harbaugh from the San Francisco 49ers to the Browns, Pro Football talk reported Friday.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  11. Farmer, Pettine will depend on each other

    Pat McManamon

    When a head coach is hired before a general manager, the head coach usually wields the most influence with the team. Think Lovie Smith in Tampa Bay. He was hired immediately after the Bucs fired Greg Schiano, and his imprint and approach will be a...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  12. Eagles still smart with salary cap

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Long before he was at the center of stunning events in Cleveland, Joe Banner was by all accounts the best salary-cap manager in the NFL. Banner's innovative ideas helped the Philadelphia Eagles remain a contending team throughout most...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  13. Picked-up Patriots pieces

    Mike Reiss

    A few picked-up Patriots pieces, with some additional thoughts: 1. McDaniels and Browns candidacy: As the Browns transition to a new power structure after the surprising announcement that CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi were le...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  14. Factors that led to front office streamlining

    Pat McManamon

    Jimmy Haslam's remake (i.e. streamlining) of the Cleveland Browns front office was a major bombshell. But according to league sources familiar with the way things went with the Browns in 2013, the decision was a culmination of Haslam, the Browns' ...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  15. Mack and Ward now in Browns' future?

    Nic Reiner

    The Cleveland Browns' front office shakeup continued yesterday when Ray Farmer was promoted to general manager and Alec Scheiner was scheduled to be transitioning into a true president role, thus replacing previous GM Mike Lombardi and CEO Joe Banner...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  16. Haslam streamlines way to new front office

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- If what Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam did on Tuesday was streamlining, it would be downright frightening to see his overhaul. The coffee cups might not even be safe. Haslam blew up not only his front office structure on Tue...

    Blog | February 11, 2014