As it pertains to the rest of the organization, multiple reports are circulating that the Browns have been looking into general manager candidates, a position that has not existed in it's typical form under the team's current structure. It's also extremely self-serving to submit that Jackson, Cleveland's play-caller, knew in advance that his team would have trouble putting points up on the board.
The unconventional setup, with former baseball executive Paul DePodesta as the chief strategy officer, resulted in the team stockpiling a bunch of draft picks, and getting criticized for how it used its assets. "Today we informed Sashi that we were going in a new direction". We need to ensure that we maximize our opportunity for success; with our picks, free agency and building our roster.
Brown and Jackson appeared to be at odds over several roster decisions and Haslam figured his best course of action was to end the relationship rather than attempting to fix it. We have begun the process of having productive conversations regarding leadership of our football operations and will provide further updates when appropriate.
CLEVELAND (AP) - One win in two seasons cost Sashi Brown his job with the Browns.
The Browns are 19-67 since, and 1-30 since Week 15 of the 2015 season. McCarron prior to the NFL's October 31 trade deadline. Brown was named the team's top executive in 2016 by the Haslams.
Brown's regime has been marked with strikeouts at the quarterback position, namely trading out of the No. 2 spot in the 2016 National Football League draft as Philadelphia moved up to select Carson Wentz. It has become commonplace to see a firing of Browns personnel after disappointing seasons dating back to their return in 1999.
The Browns then moved out of the No. 12 spot in the 2017 draft, allowing the Houston Texans to select Deshaun Watson.