Cleveland Browns has kicked coach Hue Jackson after just three wins in two plus times, told a source for ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Monday.
Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley was also fired, sources confirmed ESPN Chris Mortensen after it was reported by NFL Network.
Browns is 2-5-1 this season, doubling the winnings from Jackson’s first two seasons with the team. Cleveland was 1-15 in his first season and 0-16 last season. Brown’s employee John Dorsey as late last season manager and Dorsey retained Jackson as coach despite the team’s winless season.
|Weekly 17th 2012 |
|Rob Chudzinski ||Week 17 2013 |
|Pat Shurmur ||Week 1 |
|Final Game as Coach |
|Hue Jackson ||Week 8 2018 |
|Mike Pettine ||2012 |
|Eric Mangini ||Week 17 2010 |
|Romeo Crennel ||Week 17 2008 |
|– ESPN Statistics and Information |
There were rumblings that the relationship between Jackson and Haley had deteriorated to the point that a move would have to be done. Haley was in his first season with Browns after serving as Steelers Offensive Coordinator from 2012-17.
Browns lost to Steelers 33-18 on Sunday after playing in a tie with Pittsburgh in the season opener. The last five Browns head coaches – Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski and Mike Pettine – all fired after the second Steelers game in that season.
Jackson, 53, had a season-headed coaching experience before joining Cleveland, which led the Raiders to an 8-8 record in 2011.
Since 2016, Brown’s last in NFL in profit percent, offensive efficiency, points per game and total quarterback rating. Jackson’s career .205 win percentage is second worst in NFL history among all coaches with at least 40 matches. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Jackson’s 3-36-1 record with Browns is the worst head-coaching record for a team in NFL history (at least 40 games).
Seven different quarterbacks began for Jackson Browns, and only Tyrod Taylor did not have a lost record:
Browns also went 0-20 on the way under Jackson’s dominance, the worst road record of any single-team coach Super Bowl Time (since 1966).
Browns hosts the Chiefs Sunday.
Jackson’s firing comes one day after Cleveland Cavaliers kicked the coach Tyronn Lue, who led the team to an NBA title 2016 but fought in his first season without star LeBron James. 19659002] Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.