Multiple sources out of Berea, Ohio and around the NFL have ben reporting that both Head Coach Pat Shurmur and Browns G.M. Tom Heckert will be relieved of their duties immediately following the Browns Steelers game tomorrow afternoon. ESPN has also reported on these rumors. For many Browns fans it is sad to see Tom Heckert go. On the other hand there are thousands of fans that are excited to see Pat Shurmur fired. The Browns have finished their 1st season under head coach Shurmur at 4-12 and are currently at 5-10 this season with just the Pittsburgh game left to play. Many don’t think the Browns stand a chance and will finish the 2012 season at 5-11.
Tom Heckert is the guy who has brought a lot of good young talent to the Cleveland Browns. The Browns may have let the fans down in 2012 using their 2nd pick in the 2012 draft on quarterback Brandon Weeden who was 28 years old at the time of the draft and turned 29 in October. Many reports say Heckert never wanted to take Weeden with the teams 2nd pick 22nd overall and he was forced to do so by Browns former team president Mike Holmgren.
Shurmur pinned a lot of the teams failures in the 2011 season on Colt McCoy. After seeing the Browns go 5-10 after 15 games this season it is apparent losing in 2011 wasn’t just because of the quarterback….Once again Pat Shurmur and Tom Heckert will be fired following tomorrows season finally. A press conference is going to follow Monday Morning from Browns headquarters in Berea….
Weeden will finish his rookie season for the Browns ranked 36th out of 38 guys in the ESPN TQR…..I can hear Pat Shurmur now, but I battled……
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