Browns Interview Ben McAdoo

The Browns are interviewing former Giants coach Ben McAdoo for their offensive coordinator vacancy, according to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com (on Twitter). McAdoo has a history with new GM John Dorsey, which could make him a favorite for the position. Ben McAdoo

After an ugly final season in New York, McAdoo must rebuild his stock before he can be considered for another head coaching job. While his ability to lead a locker room has been questioned, his offensive acumen and play-calling ability is what got him the Giants’ top job in the first place. Hue Jackson is finally ready to allow someone else to call plays and McAdoo would seem to be a strong candidate to take over.

McAdoo was the Giants’ offensive coordinator in 2014 and 2015. In 2016, he took over as head coach when the team pushed out Tom Coughlin. He started off with an 11-5 season, but he was sacked this year when the team had amassed only two wins through December. In McAdoo’s defense, he wasn’t left with much to work with on offense when the team’s top receivers all suffered serious injuries at the start of the year.

Fired Titans coach Mike Mularkey is also in the mix for the job and Texans quarterbacks coach Sean Ryan recently interviewed with Jackson for the position.

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  1. sufferfortribe
    sufferfortribe

    Don’t know enough about this guy to make a judgement between him and Mularkey.
    Can anyone fill me in on him, as far as his offenses?

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    • Worzelmangel

      Runs a dink and dunk west coast offense. Likes to run most plays out of a three WR one TE set. His run game consists almost entirely of zone blocking, which can be frustrating when it isn’t working, but I guess the same could be said of any offensive scheme.

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