Browns Hire Kyle Shanahan As OC

MONDAY, 6:32: The Browns have officially announced the deal with Shanahan, according to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal (via Twitter).

5:25pm: The Browns have finalized a three-year deal with Kyle Shanahan today, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer (via Twitter). Shanahan will sign tomorrow.

1:37pm: Shanahan is in Cleveland to finalize the details of his agreement with the Browns and sign his contract, a source tells Cabot. Talks are expected to go smoothly and Shanahan’s deal could be completed this afternoon.

SATURDAY, 12:39pm: Shanahan is out of the country on vacation, but the deal will be finalized when he returns, according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports (via Twitter).

11:45am: The Browns have decided on Shanahan, according to Fox Sports (via Alex Marvez’s Twitter).

9:31am: Shanahan remains a possibility, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot (via Twitter).

THURSDAY, 5:53pm: A league source told Nate Ulrich of the Beacon Journal it’s “very likely” that Loggains will become the Browns’ quarterbacks coach, meaning that the OC search is likely to continue.

5:35pm: The Browns have hired former Titans offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains to join their coaching staff, according to Ian Rapoport of (via Twitter). It’s quite possible that Loggains will be Cleveland’s new offensive coordinator but he could also end up serving as quarterbacks coach.

Meanwhile, Rapoport (link) would be surprised if the Browns hired Kyle Shanahan to be their next OC based on what he’s hearing. Earlier today, it was reported that the Browns had their eye on Shanahan, who missed out on the Ravens and Dolphins openings, for the gig. League sources have indicated that reported friction between Shanahan and Redskins star quarterback Robert Griffin III last season may have hurt his stock.

Loggains spent six season with the Titans and worked his way up the ladder during his time there. He served as quarterbacks/passing game coach for two-and-a-half seasons before being promoted to OC on November 26, 2012.

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3 comments on “Browns Hire Kyle Shanahan As OC

  1. maxtng

    The Browns can only scrape the bottom of the barrel. 2 years from now they will be looking at a high school coach to fill their h.c. job.

  2. Grayson

    A Shanahan out on vacation? Browns must be trading their future for RGIII.


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