The Cleveland Browns are hard at work trying to find replacements for former head coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer, with the majority of the rumors right now swirling around the team's vacant HC position. Here's the latest rumblings from around the organization.
Hue Jackson On Radar
The Browns aren't wasting any time putting together a wishlist of head coaching candidates in the wake of firing Mike Pettine, and the next coach on their list is Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson.
Via Adam Schefter of NFL.com:
Browns requested permission for HC interview with Bengals OC Hue Jackson, per sources. Dolphins, 49ers also in on Jackson.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 5, 2016
No word yet on whether the Browns' Ohio rivals will sign off on said interview.
Sean McDermott In On Thursday
Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott is set to interview for the Browns' head coaching position on Thursday, according to a source cited by ESPN's David Newton.
Carolina coach Ron Rivera said Monday that he would sign off McDermott and offensive coordinator Mike Shula to interview during the team's playoff bye week.
Another Bengals Coordinator In Sight
We've already discused the team's desire to interview Hue Jackson, but they're also got the Cincinnati Bengals' other coordinator on their wishlist.
Via Tom Pelissero of USA Today:
Guenther has been the Bengals' defensive coordinator for the past two years of his decade-long stay with the teamBack to the Cleveland Browns Newsfeed