The Cleveland Browns decided to fire head coach Mike Pettine after yet another disappointing season and they are in the middle of their search for a replacement. At this point in time, it appears that they have found a front-runner.
According to a report from Ian Rapoport, the Browns are aggressively trying to hire Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive coordinator Hue Jackson as their next head coach.
Things are about to get interesting. #Browns are set to make a big push to hire Hue Jackson, source said. They'd like to close it out.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 11, 2016
Jackson is one of the hottest coaching candidates in NFL circles, so it will be interesting to see whether he leaves his current position as Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator in favor of a head coaching gig with a division rival.
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