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  1. Ben Roethlisberger: Browns to surprise a lot of people


    Wed, 13 Sep 2017

    legitimate, playoff-bound NFL team than they have since the stunning 2014 first-place run under former head coach Mike Pettine . That year was the last time Cleveland beat the Steelers , winning a home game at FirstEnergy Stadium, 31-10. But

  2. Pain Rankings: Which NFL fan bases suffer the most?


    Tue, 18 Jul 2017

    of optimism builds around the Browns . It happened when they hired Mike Holmgren, it happened when they brought in Mike Pettine . We saw it when they drafted Trent Richardson, then witnessed it once more when Johnny Manziel came to town. These

  3. Bob Stoops steps down, Lincoln Riley tabbed as Oklahoma HC


    Thu, 8 Jun 2017

    mentioned as a potential NFL head-coaching candidate, and drew interest from the Cleveland Browns before the club hired Mike Pettine in 2014. Since 2000, Oklahoma has produced 85 NFL draft picks, ninth most among all schools . Adrian Peterson , DeMarco

  4. Cleveland Browns release veteran QB Josh McCown


    Wed, 8 Feb 2017

    spending spree of 2015. After being cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, former head coach Mike Pettine and former quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo teamed up to lure McCown to Cleveland as a reliably average solution to

  5. Redskins promote Greg Manusky, hire Jim Tomsula


    Mon, 23 Jan 2017

    Insider Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo first reported Sunday that Manusky would be elevated to the post. Rob Ryan and Mike Pettine also got looks for the job, among others. Manusky, a 12-year NFL veteran, was the defensive coordinator in San

  6. Redskins promoting Greg Manusky as DC


    Sun, 22 Jan 2017

    and allowed 140-plus rushing yards in the final three tilts. The Redskins interviewed former Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine and ex- Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Rob Ryan before settling on Manusky for the job. Manusky led middling

  7. Rob Ryan interviewing for Redskins DC opening


    Mon, 16 Jan 2017

    Washington's offseason in 2017. After firing coordinator Joe Barry two weeks ago , the team also confirmed interviews with Mike Pettine and Gus Bradley. Pettine, having come up under Rex Ryan as a defensive coordinator, runs a similar pressure-oriented

  8. Will Blackmon on Redskins' DC search: 'I'd pick Gus'


    Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    when he was in Seattle. He's had the most recent success in terms of building solid defenses. Obviously, Coach [ Mike ] Pettine had the defense with the Jets and did really well with them. If I had a preference, I'd pick Gus. I already know

  9. Sabbatical Year: How fired coaches spend time away from game


    Wed, 28 Dec 2016

    More Columns > Mike Pettine built a house. While his fellow NFL coaches spent spring into summer ..... after growing up as the son of lauded Pennsylvania high school coach Mike Pettine Sr. -- it also meant the rare opportunity to pick up a new hobby

  10. Browns have gone one year without a victory


    Wed, 14 Dec 2016

    We found a way." â Cleveland Browns (@Browns) December 13, 2015 "This is the greatest feeling," coach Mike Pettine told players in the postgame locker room. "Enjoy it. Savor it. Lock it away. That's what this business is all

  11. Jeff Fisher, Jim Caldwell highlight era of patience with coaches


    Tue, 6 Dec 2016

    Harbaugh and Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin have watched Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski, Mike Pettine and now Hue Jackson stride the Browns ' sideline. In a related note, the Browns are suffering their ninth consecutive

  12. Terrelle Pryor, Sam Bradford among top late bloomers


    Wed, 12 Oct 2016

    of favor with several coaching regimes around the league -- including Cleveland's 2015 staff. Ex- Browns coach Mike Pettine reportedly soured on Pryor because he didn't believe the former quarterback possessed the work ethic or commitment

  13. Brian Hoyer battling to remain Bears' starting QB


    Sun, 9 Oct 2016

    version of Hoyer in the past, most recently during Cleveland's brief sprint into first place during former coach Mike Pettine 's first season there in 2014. Back then, Hoyer had a five-game stretch where he threw seven touchdowns and just

  14. The First 33 Weeks: Inside Hue's rebuilding project


    Thu, 1 Sep 2016

    Browns in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft , played for head coaches Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski and Mike Pettine over the next six seasons. "Everybody was like, 'Yo, he could have went a lot of different places,' but he ended

  15. Hype train or smoke screen: West, Brate and Jones


    Wed, 10 Aug 2016

    enough to shed the extra pounds might seem innocuous, but they're critical to this equation. After all, it was Mike Pettine 's consistent critiques of West's attitude in Cleveland that was his downfall with the team that drafted him. In

  16. Browns considering running back committee


    Mon, 30 Jun 2014

    of being in a timeshare. It appears that Cleveland’s new rusher is headed for a committee , according to coach Mike Pettine . Some of this might have to do with Tate’s spotty injury history over his three NFL seasons. Some of it might have