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    OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.



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    He has ties to Harbaugh and actually, he's not a terrible offensive coordinator. He may be on the radar.
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    He actually did a pretty good job there and won some tough games (Pitt, SD) Someone should give him a shot and Dick Jauron too
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    I don't blame the new owner for wanting his guys but at some point you have to give it time. IMO, Heckert should be fired for the horrible draft last year when frankly they could've had RG III.

    Wonder if they bring in Mike Lombardi as per speculation?
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    Nick Saban apparently is on their short list as well.

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    I've seen the Saban rumors but why would he leave Bama for Believeland? It's a damn tough job considering the division.
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    Re: OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.

    I don't see Saban leaving Alabama. He's practically god down there.




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    Re: OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.

    yeah, Saban wasn't fired from the Dolphins, he left there FOR the Alabama job. Why would he hop back into the NFL?
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    Re: OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.

    I think it's certainly possible Saban comes back to the NFL but I can't believe it will be in Cleveland. I have no idea who it will end up being but I seriously doubt it's a big name former coach or really hot coordinator. That's an awful job with a pretty bare talent cupboard and a brutal division. I see a situation like Washington had years ago where they ended up with Jim Zorn, until they commit to a coach for more than two years and let them implement their system with their players, good luck getting anyone of note in there to coach your team.

    Funny thing is...and others have kinda said it, I think Shurmur can win. I think Mangini would have eventually built a solid team there. You can't succeed with the instability they have had...




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    Re: OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.

    It seems like the comments from Browns fans on this are mostly pondering WHY they'd clear Shurmur out after posting the best season in YEARS. The GM seems to be universally disliked there, but they seem to want Shurmur to stay.

    We'll see what Banner and Haslam do, but they seemed to be a better pair for the team, up to this move.
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    Re: OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.

    Doubt Saban leaves Alabama. Plus he is 61, doubt he wants to come back to the NFL and deal with the attitudes money creates. Bet you see Gruden's name pop up both Grudens, he was a big Browns fan as kid.
    Wouldn't be surprised to see Zimmer come up too. He is due.




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    Re: OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenswintitle View Post
    I've seen the Saban rumors but why would he leave Bama for Believeland? It's a damn tough job considering the division.
    Because Johnny Football is gonna whoop up on his defenses for at least 2 more years and it'll make him (by extension) look bad.




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    Re: OT - Browns to fire Pat Shurmur after tomorrow's game.

    Got $50 for the first person who wants to bet Saban leaves Bama for Cleveland.
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