Fired Browns coach disputes owner’s claim of ‘discord’

Football 11/02/18, 16:14

Fired Browns coach Hue Jackson disputes owner Jimmy Haslam's assertion there was "internal discord" on the coaching staff.Jackson was dismissed by Haslam on Monday after going 3-36-1 over two-plus seasons. The owner cited a personality clash as the main reason he fired his fourth coach in six years along with ...

Rivalry reborn: Mahomes, Mayfield meet for first time in NFL

Football 11/01/18, 17:00

Back when their chances of playing quarterback in the NFL were still in the dream stages, Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield sat in an apartment near Texas Tech's campus and played video games.It was 2013.Three years later, they appeared to do the same thing on the field."It was a basketball ...

Business move: Mayfield, Browns go forward following firings

Football 10/31/18, 14:22

Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield called coach Hue Jackson's midseason firing his "welcome to the business" moment.Mayfield and his teammates regrouped Wednesday, two days after Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley were dismissed by owner Jimmy Haslam, who cited "internal discord" in making the moves.The Browns (2-5-1) have lost three ...

Jackson (3-36-1) Fired by Browns

Hockey 10/30/18, 07:04

Hue Jackson's failed, flawed tenure with the Cleveland Browns is finally over.The team fired its embattled coach on Monday, ending a run of futility nearly unmatched in NFL history. Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons, was dismissed on Monday by general manager John Dorsey.Jackson's firing came on day after ...

Williams’ resume includes masterminding bounties scheme

Football 10/29/18, 17:46

Gregg Williams won a Super Bowl in New Orleans. He also was suspended for a year for organizing a bounty scheme with the Saints.Williams, elevated from assistant to head coach of the Cleveland Browns when Hue Jackson was fired Monday, has quite the resume for his work building aggressive and ...

Oklahoma coach Riley not interested in the NFL right now

Football 10/29/18, 17:38

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley says he's not interested in the NFL right now.The question came up at his weekly news conference Monday, the same day the Cleveland Browns fired coach Hue Jackson. The 35-year-old Riley, who led the Sooners to the College Football Playoff last season in his first year ...

source: Browns fire Hue Jackson in third losing season

Football 10/29/18, 12:21

A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Browns have fired coach Hue Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons.Jackson was dismissed Monday by general manager John Dorsey, a day after the Browns lost their 25th straight road game, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity ...

Browns battered by Steelers, drop 25th straight on road

Football 10/28/18, 19:31

All those positive vibes created by their big win over Baltimore three weeks ago are gone — mostly forgotten.The Browns are fading fast.And coach Hue Jackson or offensive coordinator Todd Haley could vanish soon."We have to go to the drawing board," Jackson said following a 33-18 loss Sunday to the ...

Browns coach Jackson flags Bucs coach for taunting remarks

Football 10/26/18, 15:12

Browns coach Hue Jackson is "disappointed" Buccaneers coach Dirk Koetter felt quarterback Baker Mayfield was taunting after being struck in the helmet by Tampa Bay's Jordan Whitehead.Mayfield was hit while sliding in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. The blow was initially penalized and then waved off by referee Shawn ...

Steelers look to extend surge vs. road-weary Browns

Football 10/25/18, 15:23

The faces change, sometimes at a dizzying rate. The results when the Cleveland Browns visit the Pittsburgh Steelers do not.Each fall the Browns make their way to Heinz Field, typically with a new quarterback and frequently with a new head coach in tow.And each trip ends in similar fashion: with ...

Browns coordinator Haley says he and Jackson ‘on same page’

Football 10/25/18, 15:10

Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley said he had "no problem at all" with coach Hue Jackson's offer to fix Cleveland's offense.Jackson's postgame comments following last week's 26-23 overtime loss in Tampa Bay seemed to reveal disappointment with Haley and a rift. However, Haley said he welcomed any ideas from Jackson ...

Browns’ Jackson not pointing fingers, will “help” offense

Football 10/22/18, 22:06

Hue Jackson only wants to help. Honestly.A day after Cleveland's embattled coach strongly suggested he might take control of his team's sputtering offense following an overtime loss at Tampa Bay, Jackson said he was merely offering assistance to coordinator Todd Haley and that he has no intention of calling plays.Jackson ...

Browns lose another close one, this time to Buccaneers

Football 10/22/18, 02:43

Hue Jackson figured there was no way the Cleveland Browns were going to lose.Not on a 59-yard field goal in overtime.The coach was surprised the Tampa Bay Buccaneers even gave Chandler Catanzaro the opportunity, risking giving his team a shot to win with time running down in the extra period."I ...

Browns starting CB Gaines to miss game with concussion

Football 10/18/18, 13:32

Browns starting cornerback E.J. Gaines has a concussion and will miss Sunday's game at Tampa Bay.Gaines practiced on Wednesday, but didn't show any symptoms until Thursday and was placed in league protocol. Coach Hue Jackson isn't certain when Gaines got hurt, but he called the loss "a tough blow" for ...

Madness, not sadness: Browns turn home field into advantage

Football 10/11/18, 19:06

Empty seats. Anemic football. Bad vibes.Home field hasn't meant any advantage in recent years for the Browns, who entered this season with three wins in their last 27 home games at FirstEnergy Stadium, dubbed "The Factory of Sadness."Madness has been the norm so far this season.The Browns (2-2-1) have played ...

Browns WR Higgins to miss time with sprained knee

Football 10/08/18, 14:31

Browns wide receiver Rashard Higgins could miss some games with a sprained knee.Coach Hue Jackson said Monday that an MRI taken on Higgins revealed he sprained his medial collateral ligament while blocking during Sunday's overtime win against the Baltimore Ravens. Higgins, who is having a breakout season, had three catches ...

Browns place CB Terrance Mitchell on injured reserve

Football 10/02/18, 12:47

The Browns placed starting cornerback Terrance Mitchell on injured reserve with a broken right wrist.Mitchell got hurt in the second quarter of Sunday's 45-42 loss at Oakland. He underwent surgery on Monday, when coach Hue Jackson said he didn't think Mitchell's injury was season-ending. The team can designate two players ...

Hue kidding? Jackson miffed by calls in OT loss to Raiders

Football 10/01/18, 20:18

Browns coach Hue Jackson knew if he complained about Sunday's officiating he could be fined. The NFL is always watching and listening.He may soon be writing a check to Commissioner Roger Goodell.Still smarting after Cleveland's road losing streak reached 22 consecutive games with an overtime loss at Oakland, Jackson was ...

Pick(ed) 6: Browns name rookie Baker Mayfield starting QB

Sports 09/24/18, 13:11

The Baker Mayfield era has officially kicked off.Mayfield was named the Browns' new starting quarterback on Monday, and the No. 1 pick will make his first start Sunday at Oakland.Coach Hue Jackson made the move to replace Tyrod Taylor with Mayfield after the rookie led the Browns to a 21-17 ...

Browns appear set to switch to Mayfield as starter

Sports 09/21/18, 14:58

Browns coach Hue Jackson isn't ready to "officially" make Baker Mayfield his starting quarterback.Everyone else has.Jackson said Friday that he'll wait until talking to his players before publicly announcing a decision that seems inevitable after Mayfield replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor on Thursday night and led Cleveland to its first ...

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