Cleveland is expected to make a major run at a college coach such as Oregon's Chip Kelly or Penn State's Bill O'Brien or search for a bright young offensive NFL mind.
The Cleveland Browns' transition of power will first be reflected in the way the organization handles the NFL's trade deadline, one week from Tuesday.
Jimmy Haslam III, in his first interview since buying the Cleveland Browns for more than $1 billion, told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter he's "fired up" to be the team's new owner.
The Browns have made the decision not to use their franchise tag on running back Peyton Hillis, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Restricted free-agent pass rusher Matt Roth asked the Cleveland Browns on Monday to trade him.
The Cleveland Browns are expected to announce as early as Monday that they have hired Philadelphia's Tom Heckert as their new general manager, league sources tell ESPN.