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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:03 am    Post subject: Browns to replace Banner and Lombardi, Farmer to GM Reply with quote

https://twitter.com/viccarucci/status/433252495784030208


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Ray Farmer promoted to GM. Joe Banner to step down as CEO. GM Michael Lombardi to leave the team. Press conf. at 11am



Well, that explains why he didn't go to Miami

https://twitter.com/AlbertBreer/status/433258995118133248

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Browns CEO Joe Banner will actually leave the team in May.




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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As a Browns fan... This is like the best Christmas morning ever as a kid
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

THERE WAS A FIREFIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What the hell is going on in Cleveland?! I would imagine that Pittine is on a very short leash, given that the new gm may want to hire their guy.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is good news for the Browns. Joe Banner is dumb and Lombardi has no business being in the league.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've always felt that Lombardi is awful anyway, so it is a good move to fire him.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

vikingsrule wrote:
What the hell is going on in Cleveland?! I would imagine that Pittine is on a very short leash, given that the new gm may want to hire their guy.
I imagine Banner and Lombardi didn't have much control in that hire

Definitely more Haslam and as soon as Farmer turned down the Dolphins it looked more and more likely that Lombardi was in his way out
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vikingsrule wrote:
What the hell is going on in Cleveland?! I would imagine that Pittine is on a very short leash, given that the new gm may want to hire their guy.


i dont think so. it cant be. they wont fire him.

basically, lombardi and banner were all that was wrong with the cleveland browns. haslam looks like he's learning from his mistakes. farmer is well respected. i think pettine had some clauses put in his contract protecting him from short exit. also, i dont really view pettine as anything different than chud- 4th or 5th choice, good coordinator, multiple stops. lateral move, although I love chud since he grew up a browns fan and I loved the excitement he brought in 07.

watch out league. our handicap just got removed
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

also, Farmer was our representative at the senior bowl
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

the is great news for the browns
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Alls well that ends well?

Odd offseason for the Browns, but as previously stated future decisions should be better with two of the stooges gone (one gone, one soon to be that is)...
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