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Browns Win Over Steelers To Be Holmgren’s Last Game With Team

By DARYL RUITER, 92.3 The Fan Browns Beat Reporter
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New Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III shakes hands with former team president Mike Holmgren / (Photo by John Reid, courtesy Cleveland Browns/NFL)

New Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III shakes hands with former team president Mike Holmgren / (Photo by John Reid, courtesy Cleveland Browns/NFL)

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CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) - Mike Holmgren’s final game as a member of the Cleveland Browns was a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Holmgren will not remain with the team for the remainder of the season the team confirmed following Sunday’s 20-14 win over Pittsburgh.

Holmgren, who will meet with reporters Monday about his departure, spoke with owner Jimmy Haslam at length in the locker room after the game and will leave the organization later this week.

A league source confirmed that Holmgren will meet with Haslam this week to finalize a settlement.

Holmgren, who has been rumored to have interest in coaching the Dallas Cowboys, has 2 years remaining on a 5-year contract worth approximately $40 million, which he signed on January 5, 2010.

The Browns went 12-31 with Holmgren officially a part of the organization.

Haslam announced Oct. 16 in Chicago after being approved by NFL owners that Holmgren would be stepping aside with the arrival of CEO Joe Banner.

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