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Former Cleveland Browns GM Tom Heckert pursued by Jets, at leas…

Former Cleveland Browns GM Tom Heckert pursued by Jets, at least one other team: reports and rumors

cleveland.com Updated Jan 1, 2013
Former Browns GM Tom Heckert has drawn interest from the Jets and at least one other team. The other team is not the Cardinals...Mike Holmgren will listen to coaching offers.
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  • Cleveland Browns fans battle the fear that comes with change --…

    Cleveland Browns fans battle the fear that comes with change -- Terry Pluto

    cleveland.com Jan 1, 2013
    Cleveland Browns fan email their apprehensions about the coaching change to Plain Dealer columnist Terry Pluto.
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  • Brownie Bits: Week 17

    Brownie Bits: Week 17

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 1, 2013
    Useless nuggets of information from Sunday’s Browns game that you can certainly live without… FAMILIAR ENDING: This was the 11th time in the last 17 seasons that the Browns have closed out their campaign with a game against the Steelers. The last 10 h
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  • Cardinals could meet with Reid

    Cardinals could meet with Reid

    CNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013
    PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Cardinals have interviewed their defensive coordinator Ray Horton for the head coaching job.
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  • This Day in Browns History - Jan. 1

    This Day in Browns History - Jan. 1

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 1, 2013
    In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to a Browns win over the New England Patriots on Jan. 1, 1995.
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  • Nick Saban talk not going away in Cleveland

    Nick Saban talk not going away in Cleveland

    profootballtalk.com Jan 1, 2013
    As Alabama coach Nick Saban prepares to coach in the college football national championship game on Monday night, he can expect to hear some questions about whether it will be his last game at Alabama. That’s because new Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is bel
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  • Mike Holmgren says he’s listen, if anyone wants to call

    Mike Holmgren says he’s listen, if anyone wants to call

    profootballtalk.com Jan 1, 2013
    With seven head coaching jobs open, and two more in limbo pending the hiring of general managers, there are a lot of names flying around. One big one wants to make sure he’s not forgotten about. Just-sacked Browns president Mike Holmgren told ESPN’s E
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  • Brandon Weeden deserves another year - Browns Comment of the Da…

    Brandon Weeden deserves another year - Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Jan 1, 2013
    "Although I was not totally satisfied with Weeden, I am not willing to throw him out with the bath water. I would bring in another QB to compete against him and go from there.He did show he has the arm and he can throw a beautiful pass. I really wa…
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  • Are Browns targeting Chip Kelly?

    Are Browns targeting Chip Kelly?

    ESPN.com Jan 1, 2013
    The first big rumor in the Browns' coaching search has surfaced, and the Browns are apparently targeting Oregon's Chip Kelly to be their new head coach. Kelly is considered the "clear No. 1 choice" of the Browns, two high-ranking NFL personnel…
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  • Cleveland Browns coaching search updates, reports and rumors: D…

    Cleveland Browns coaching search updates, reports and rumors: Doug Marrone, Ray Horton to interview

    Get the latest news on Browns coaching candidates like Doug Marrone, Chip Kelly, Bill O'Brien and Josh McDaniels.
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  • The Things We Know--Week 16 Makeover Edition

    The Things We Know--Week 16 Makeover Edition

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 1, 2013
    Yesterday, to the surprise of no one, including the principals, the Cleveland Browns fired head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert and launched their by now all too common biennial makeover. Shurmur was on board for two years and Heckert …
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  • Video - Mike Holmgren Willing To Listen 01:09

    Mike Holmgren Willing To Listen

    Jan 1
    Ed Werder discusses the possibility that Mike Holmgren could return to the NFL in 2013.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Rams started their rebuilding effort the right way in 2012; ma…

    Jan 1
    On Black New Year's Day, as 11 NFL teams try to figure out what to do with either their organization, GM, coach, coaching staffs -- or all of them -- I bring you my Smart Team of the Year: the St. Louis Rams.
  • Jim Trotter: Seahawks defense short on marquee names, but not superstar pl…

    Jan 1
    There were 53 cornerbacks selected in the 2011 NFL draft, and Richard Sherman wasn't among the first 33 chosen. If you think that doesn't grate on him, then you don't know Sherman, who was taken in the fifth round by the Seattle Seahawks.