Rob Chudzinski

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
Monday Morning Quarterback
It’s OK, Green Bay—He’s Back
It's OK, Green Bay—He's Back
Packers fans weren't the only ones waiting with bated breath for Aaron Rodgers to return. The QB was antsy too, but everyone can exhale now. Unfortunately, it's not so easy for Rob Chudzinski. Together, they represent the highs and lows of a wild regular-season finale
By Peter King
Open Field
Plenty in the Tank
Plenty in the Tank
The Browns may have traded their biggest star last week to position themselves for next year’s draft. But a thrilling road win put the focus back on the present, and the locker-room leaders say the mood is positive
By Jenny Vrentas
Deep Dive
Browns Preview: The Chud, Norv and Ray Show
Browns Preview: The Chud, Norv and Ray Show
New coach and new coordinators on both sides of the ball promise better energy, if not immediate results
By Andy Benoit
10 Things I Think I Think
It’s Just Like Starting Over
It’s Just Like Starting Over
Browns cornerback Joe Haden on the new regime in Cleveland, plus Deion, LeBron and how marriage has changed him
By Jenny Vrentas
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