Jimmy Haslam

Open Field
Three Months After Ray Rice…
Three Months After Ray Rice…
At the owners meetings in Dallas, the league announced a new personal conduct policy. A look at how it will work, why Roger Goodell will retain power as final arbiter, and why the NFLPA isn't going to like it
By Jenny Vrentas
Training Camp 2014
Heeeeeere’s Johnny!
Heeeeeere’s Johnny!
He’s a second-string quarterback on the first day of Browns training camp, but all eyes are fixated on Johnny Manziel
By Jenny Vrentas
Deep Dive
Browns Preview: It All Rides on the Defense
Browns Preview: It All Rides on the Defense
With uncertainty at quarterback—hello, Johnny!—and next to nothing at wide receiver, Cleveland's 2014 hopes rest entirely on its defense. Can new coach Mike Pettine get his guys up to speed quickly?
By Andy Benoit
Business of Football
In the Clear… For Now
In the Clear… For Now
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam will escape punishment for his company's misdeeds, but the government and the NFL are watching. Plus, Brandt's Rants on the Michael Sam "distraction" and the Jamaal Charles extension
By Andrew Brandt
Monday Morning Quarterback
Here’s (The Real) Johnny
Here’s (The Real) Johnny
He’s saying and doing all the right things, but can Johnny Manziel prove himself worthy of being the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft? Plus, the Niners-Browns mess, a way-too-early Top 10 mock draft and more from the combine in Indy
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Why The Browns Blew Up The Franchise … Again
Why The Browns Blew Up The Franchise … Again
During a search for a new head coach, owner Jimmy Haslam lost faith in the leadership of CEO Joe Banner and GM Mike Lombardi, so he fired them. Now the Browns—losers of at least 11 games for six straight seasons—start all over
By Peter King
The Conscience
Patience Is a Virtue in the Head Coach Hunt
Patience Is a Virtue in the Head Coach Hunt
It's rare that the Browns get credit for taking the smart approach, but they're doing it right when it comes to finding Rob Chudzinski's replacement. The NFL's coaching carousel spins fast. Too fast. And now it's time for the league to make changes to help the hiring teams that can't help themselves
By Don Banks
Business of Football
Of Fires And Hires, Part 1
Of Fires And Hires, Part 1
In the past two offseasons, 15 head coaches—and most of their assistants—have been canned. The proliferation of separation hasn't made the process less painful, as self worth often is questioned and families are left in limbo
By Andrew Brandt
Voice of the Fan
It Must Be the Gods. No Franchise Could Be This Screwed Up For This Long
It Must Be the Gods. No Franchise Could Be This Screwed Up For This Long
Cleveland has put up with a lot of NFL nonsense over the past 25 years, but Rob Chudzinki’s firing, the latest absurdity from the latest regime, is the alltime low—and that’s saying something
Open Field
The New New New New New New Thing
The New New New New New New Thing
Yet another franchise reboot—call it Browns 6.0—and yet more promises to build a contender in Cleveland. Why should we believe this time?
By Greg A. Bedard