Monday, December 31, 2012
It's been reported today that the Cleveland Browns' head coach and General Manager Tom Heckert have been fired
Everyone saw it coming after the Cleveland Browns' 24-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, but it was confirmed on Monday: Head Coach Pat Shurmer and General Manager Tom Heckert are gone. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported through Twitter Monday morning that both had been fired after a less-than-stellar 5-11 season. Shurmer had a dismal 9-23 record over his first two seasons as the head coach. He took the position in 2011. Heckert was hired in 2010. With Shurmur out the door, the Browns will begin their search for a new head coach immediately. The Plain Dealer reports some names in the running are University of Oregon coach Chip Kelly, Penn State's Bill O'Brien, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator and interim head coach Bruce …
Friday, July 27, 2012
The team’s owner, Randy Lerner, has said he is in conversations with Jimmy Haslam, who is “interested in making an investment.”
Updated, 2:40 p.m.: Fox 8 News Cleveland reports that Randy Lerner will sell his controlling interest in the Cleveland Browns. Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner has confirmed rumors that he is in negotiations with a potential investor, Jimmy Haslam. According to a release on the Browns' website, Haslam is “interested in making an investment in the Cleveland Browns.” Crain’s Cleveland Business reports that it is not clear whether the move would make Haslam a majority or minority owner in the team if it goes through. But Fox 8 reported Friday that team president Mike Holmgrem has confirmed that Lerner is selling controlling interest in the Browns. According to the release from the Browns, Lerner and Haslam plan to keep details of the …
Friday, April 27, 2012
And Patch had a blast at our draft party at Solon Panini's!
Patch came to Solon Panini's and cheered on the Browns as they drafted two offensive weapons. The Browns took running back Trent Richardson with the third pick -- they traded up from the fourth pick to snag the Alabama star -- and quarterback Brandon Weeden with the 22nd pick. We also signed up new readers for our daily e-mail newsletter, gave away some free appetizers and Panini's gift cards and generally had a good time! We hosted a live chat during the draft -- you can find the transcript here. Thanks to Solon Panini's for hosting our event! Go Browns!
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Join us for a live chat on tonight's first round of the pro football draft.
Join our chat and discuss what happens during the first-round of the pro football draft, April 26 at 7 p.m.!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
We're looking for fans of the Browns, OSU, KSU and other local teams
If you've got a passion for football, Strongsville Patch wants to hear about it. We're looking for Strongsville people to write blogs this football season about their favorite team -- professional, college or high school. If you've got something to say about those Brownies, the Buckeyes, whoever -- let us know. Email Strongsville Patch Editor Debbie Palmer at Debbie.Palmer@patch.com with your blog ideas.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Library's summer program is open to kids and adults
Read a book, win a prize? You just might in the Cuyahoga County Public Library's 2011 Summer Reading Program. The program, which runs June 4 to Aug. 6, is open to all ages. Pre-registration has already started at www.cuyahogalibrary.org. Click the Summer Reading Link and sign-up, or register in person at the Strongsville branch. Then go back to the library beginning June 4 to receive your registration gift while supplies last. The more books you read this summer, the more chances you have to win great prizes from the library's community partners: Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, Lake Erie Monsters, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum, Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Chipotle …
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Srongsville Browns Backers will host party April 28, 2011 to watch first-round picks
So who's excited about the NFL draft Thursday? Plenty of people, including the Strongsville Browns Backers. The group, a chartered chapter of Browns Backers Worldwide, is hosting a party from 7-10 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at Johnny Malloy's, 15323 Pearl Rd. in Strongsville, to watch the first round. Admission is free and the restaurant is offering $5 pizzas and $2 Bud Lights in honor of the occasion. The group welcomes new members, so anyone can stop by. Josh Jeffi, president of the group, is hoping the Browns look for a defensive player. "I really see the Browns drafting someone on the defensive side of the ball. If you look at the players they released before the lockout, majority were on defensive, not to mention starters on defense," …