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  1. Browns roster rundown: Coaching staff

    Pat McManamon

    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. Coaching staff Then: Head coach Rob Chudzinski, offensive coordinator Norv Turner, defensive ...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  2. 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
  3. No dissing previous Browns coordinators

    Pat McManamon

    The last three Cleveland Browns offensive coordinators have been Brad Childress, Norv Turner and, now, Kyle Shanahan. Two were former head coaches who brought impressive resumes to their jobs. Childress took Brett Favre and the Vikings to withi...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  4. Shanahan good option, not miracle worker

    Pat McManamon

    Given the options and the timing, it would be tough to think of the Cleveland Browns doing better than hiring Kyle Shanahan as their offensive coordinator. Given the guy they had last season, the Browns were better with Norv Turner. Given the s...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  5. Browns position outlook: Tight end

    Pat McManamon

    2014 Free agents: None. The good: There are not a lot of positions of strength for the Browns, but this is one of them. Jordan Cameron developed into a legitimate Pro Bowl and downfield threat at tight end under Norv Turner. He figures to improve....

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  6. Was the focus 2013, or the future?

    Pat McManamon

    One of the many points of contention in the Joe Banner-Jimmy Haslam press conference explaining the firing of Rob Chudzinski was whether the Browns were focused on winning in 2013, or building for 2014 and beyond. To think a team would intentional...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  7. Trying to answer some of Browns' 'whys'

    Pat McManamon

    Some lingering questions remain about the Cleveland Browns' season, and how certain things played out. It doesn't take a lot more than common sense and logic to see why what happened did happen. 1) Why was so much time, effort and commitment de...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  8. Norv Turner questioned Cleveland Browns after firing of Rob Chudz...

    Pat McManamon

    Offensive coordinator Norv Turner spoke up when owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner talked to the coaching staff Monday about the firing of coach Rob Chudzinski, according to sources familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  9. A single point to ponder, with a bonus

    Pat McManamon

    Two defensive starters left the Baltimore Ravens in the offseason. Paul Kruger went to the Cleveland Browns, Dannell Ellerbe to the Miami Dolphins. Playing for the Ravens defense a year ago, Kruger had nine sacks, and Ellerbe 4.5; playing for the Bro...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  10. Norv Turner fires back at questions

    Pat McManamon

    Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner was asked about throwing the ball 39 times and running it 17 in last Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears. "We had a good mix," Turner said. Because he believes throwing the ball gives the Browns...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  11. Horton: Browns' D has played tight in fourth

    Pat McManamon

    Coordinator day was testy and dour for the Cleveland Browns. While offensive coordinator Norv Turner pointedly defended his decisions and players, defensive coordinator Ray Horton used the term "tighten up" to describe the way the defense has play...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  12. Personnel groups showed aggressive approach

    Pat McManamon

    Considering Norv Turner's offense ... One might think the quarterback jumble that took place last week might affect the Browns playcalling, but clearly the coaching staff held little back when they played New England. The Browns had 23 differen...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  13. Turner admits QB situation is a 'challenge'

    Pat McManamon

    Norv Turner probably thought he had seen it all when his starting quarterback in Washington, Gus Frerotte, sprained his neck by head-butting a wall after a touchdown. But in this, his first season as the Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator, Tur...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  14. Inside the numbers, comparing 2012 and '13

    Pat McManamon

    The NFL season has reached the three-quarter pole, which is always a good time to compare one season to another. And a look at the numbers from 2012 to 2013 shows in many ways the Browns are the same team they were a year ago after 12 games (see c...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  15. Some Cleveland Browns want hits to head reviewable

    Pat McManamon

    Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was fined for his hit to the head on Jason Campbell in Pittsburgh's win on Sunday, but some members of the Cleveland Browns think the league should go further.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  16. Sputtering run game enough for Browns

    Pat McManamon

    Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner discussed the Browns' running game today -- or lack thereof -- and provided a little more insight as to why the team and the coaching staff are satisfied, for now, with its limited production. The...

    Blog | November 14, 2013