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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 04: Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson looks on during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 4, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Browns Fire Head Coach Hue Jackson After Less Than 3 Seasons, Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley Follows

The Cleveland Browns have fired head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley.

Hue Jackson Dismissed by Browns After 2-5-1 Season Start

The move comes after a 2-5-1 start to the 2018 season, which saw multiple stumbles and devastating losses for the franchise, and an incomprehensible three wins in over two seasons under the regime. Jackson’s 3-36-1 record with the Browns is the worst head-coaching record for one team in NFL history. He never won a game on the road, as the Browns were 0-20 during Jackson’s tenure, the worst road record by any coach with a single team in the Super Bowl era.

Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has been named the interim coach in the meantime. The second-year coach with the team has seen relative success: the Browns have improved significantly on defense and are first in the league in takeaways in 2018 with 22. He’s a longtime NFL coach with years of defensive experience, but is most notable for his involvement in “Bounty-gate,” which involved Saints players being paid for hits that injured opponents. Williams would be suspended for an entire season, the longest in league history.

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Freddie Kitchens will serve as defensive coordinator in Williams’ place.

Jackson joins Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue, who was fired after a winless (0-6) start to the 2018 season, leaving two voids at the heads of Cleveland sports — and in the hearts of Cleveland fans — again.

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Written by Red Young