Browns fire Jackson, Haley in staff shakeup; owner bemoans 'internal discord'

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The Browns fired head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley on Monday. Although Cleveland has its best record (2-5-1) since the 2016 season, it wasn't the tenure the club expected. Cleveland was 1-15 in Jackson's first season and 0-16 last season.

After a promising start to the season, the Browns lost three straight games, as calls for a change grew louder from the fans. "I never said I wanted to take over play-calling".

It's not immediately clear who will fill in for Jackson for the rest of this season.

Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, a 27-year coaching veteran with head coaching experience, has been named interim head coach.

Instead of picking sides, Browns ownership and Dorsey decided it was best to fire them both. He has 20 years of National Football League coaching experience but was suspended for the entire 2012 season for his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty issue.

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The Browns will host the 7-1 Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9.

Hue Jackson had this and next year remaining on his contract.

And that summarizes the curious relationship between the pink-slip-happy Haslams and former Brown coach Hue Jackson, who survived much longer than he should have in a job he was destined to lose.

Also, running backs coach Freddie Kitchens has been promoted to offensive co-ordinator. But today it's this big thing because sure, everyone is going to look and say what's going on.

ESPN and the NFL Network were first to report the news of Jackson's firing.