NFL Combine Notes: Pat Shurmur Believes He's A Better Coach Because Of Browns ExperienceAfter spending two seasons as Philadelphia's offensive coordinator, another as the Vikings tight ends coach before being promoted to offensive coordinator, Shurmur is back in charge of his own team - this time the New York football Giants.
Lima Likes For January 29thThis week's subjects include Joe Schobert's big win, Stipe's next opponent, Tiger playing on Sunday and Pat Shurmer's introductory press conference win.
Pat Shurmur Introduced As Giants Head CoachShurmur faces a major task in taking over a team that went 3-13 after making the playoffs in 2016. The injury-ravaged Giants slipped so quickly that Ben McAdoo was fired in early December after less than two years on the job.
Lima Likes For January 16thThis week's subjects include Pat Shurmur getting the N.Y. Giants job, Mike Mularkey as the Browns OC, Doug Marrone in the AFC Championship game, Keith Jackson passes away and Jessica "Evil" Eye wins and Stipe Miocic is ready to defend the UFC heavyweight title.
Vikings OC And Former Browns Coach Pat Shurmur Is A Hot Candidate For Head Coaching JobsThat's another strength that Shurmur will present, having spent two years as coach of the Cleveland Browns in 2011-12. He went 9-23, which is better than his three successors have done with the league's most woebegone franchise.
AP source: Vikings Hire Pat Shurmur As Assistant Coach
Jody McDonald On Nick Wilson Experiment: "I Can't See Chip Kelly Jumping Right Back In To A Head Coaching Job In The NFL"Jody McDonald, from WIP in Philly, joined Nick Wilson on Friday night to discuss where Chip Kelly might be headed next, and what's up with Sam Bradford?
Eagles Fire Coach Chip Kelly With 1 Game Left In 3rd Season The Philadelphia Eagles have fired coach Chip Kelly with one game left in his third season, dumping their coach after missing the playoffs in consecutive seasons.
Chris Landry on Browns-Johnny Manziel: "He Can't Be in Your Plans, You Can't Depend on Him"Chris Landry talks about the Browns' signings of Tramon Williams and Randy Starks, the thought process in free agency and the draft when needing to fill holes, the quarterback situation and why Johnny Manziel can't be in the plans...
Mitchell Schwartz Says Manziel Has Been "Really Impressive, Seems Pretty Comfortable"Mitchell Schwartz talks about training camp and fighting through injury last season, going through two coaching changes in three years, building chemistry along the offensive line, comparing and contrasting Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel...
Mike Holmgren's Revisionist History Needs A Reality CheckIn an interview with Sports Illustrated's Peter King last week, Holmgren was asked if he had any regrets in his time as president of the Browns. His answer was head scratching.
Browns Release QBs Brandon Weeden And Jason Campbell WednesdayThe Cleveland Browns released quarterbacks Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell on Wednesday. The announcements came just 35 minutes apart - first Weeden, then Campbell leaving Brian Hoyer and Alex Tanney as the only 2 quarterbacks left on the roster.
Browns CB Joe Haden Makes NFL Media Rounds At Combine, Says Jimmy Haslam Wants To Win NowJoe Haden made the NFL Network and NFL.com media rounds Tuesday during the final day of the 2014 NFL Combine and provided the Browns with the most positive press the organization has received since last November when they were still in contention.
Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam Cleans House Again, "Streamlines" OrganizationMichael Lombardi, hired last January, is out as general manager effective immediately and CEO Joe Banner, brought in after he was approved as owner, will follow him out the door in 2 months.
Kyle Shanahan Offers Browns What They Need Most In An Offensive System - FlexibilityUnlike Shurmur, Childress, Chudzinski, or Turner, who are set in their philosophies, Shanahan is not married to any 1 specific system - or style of quarterback.