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Cleveland Browns release statement on Shurmur and Heckert Firings

“We felt that these moves were in the best interests of the Cleveland Browns and our future,” said Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam.  “I enjoyed getting to know Tom and Pat over the past several months, and want to thank them, not just for their contributions to the Browns, but also the insight they were able […]

Is Mike Lombardi the Key to Cleveland Landing Nick Saban as Coach?

By Stephen Schindler As the 2012 season comes to a close, in what seems to be an annual practice, big change is expected in Cleveland. With new owner Jimmy Haslem and new president Joe Banner running the show, they will almost certainly bring in their own head coach and general manager. This would signal the […]

New Cleveland Browns CEO Banner Says Fate of Coach and GM Will Be Decided Fast

New Browns CEO Joe Banner stressed Tuesday that he’ll act swiftly on the futures of coach Pat Shurmur and General Manager Tom Heckert following the season finale in Pittsburgh. Don’t forget the last two coaches canned were done the day following a game against the Steelers in the season finale as well, so Shurmur should […]

Eagles President Joe Banner Steps Down

Eagles team president Joe Banner is stepping aside from the team’s day-to-day operations and taking on an advisory role. Banner will be succeeded as president by chief operating officer Don Smolenski. Both Banner and owner Jeffery Lurie said it was a mutual decision, disputing any suggestion that Banner was pushed out in a power struggle […]

Sources Say that McNabb and Eagles Talking About New Deal

There has been plenty of back and forth the past week about if the Eagles are talking to quarterback Donovan McNabb about a new deal or not. Today the Philadelphia Inquirer says that they are talking about a deal, and that Joe Banner and and McNabb spoke personally last week about it: An NFL source […]

Unhappy Sheppard Going Nowhere Says Eagles President Banner

Corner back Lito Sheppard is an unhappy player.  It appears as it stands he will not be a starter in Philadelphia this season, and he’s a player that has been the talk of trade rumors ever since the team spent a ton on free agent CB Asante Samuel.  Despite being unhappy and not showing up […]