Browns announce Jerome Henderson interview, more expected over the weekend

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The first three men to interview with the Browns for their head coaching vacancy this week were Doug Marrone, Adam Gase and Teryl Austin, all of whom have been on the lists of other teams looking for head coaches.

Friday brought a name that hasn’t been popping up all over the league. The Browns announced that they interviewed Cowboys defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson, who joined Austin on the Fritz Pollard Alliance’s list of minority candidates they are recommending to teams but hasn’t generated the same kind of interest from teams.

Henderson was the defensive backs coach in Cleveland from 2009 to 2011 before moving to Dallas, but there have been several coaching and front office changes for the Browns so institutional memory may not be much of a selling point. Per the Browns, Henderson interviewed with owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam, executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown, chief strategy officer Paul DePodesta and consultant Jed Hughes.

The Browns are expected to interview Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott and Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson over the weekend. There have been reports that Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther is also on tap for an interview, but Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports nothing has been scheduled at this point.

22 responses to “Browns announce Jerome Henderson interview, more expected over the weekend

  1. It’s obvious that Haslam is attempting to make the Browns the worst team in professional sports but the question is why?

  2. I’m surprised Dee didn’t insist on interviewing her stylist for HC. I wouldn’t be one bit surprised if it comes out that Dee knows more about the fundamentals of football than Truckstop Jimmy.

    What not just bring in Bill James, the father of sabermetrics….for BASEBALL! Hell, why not me? I read James thesis for sabermetrics back in the late 80’s, and I own my own laptop.

    King Haslam, where everything he touches turns into a joke.

  3. The best HC Candidate is already their OC John DeFillippo. That guy can flat out coach. To get a very respectable offensive performance out of absolute garbage players on offense was a miracle.

    And of course the Clowns are too stupid to see it.

    They are incompetent just like the Eagles. I’m sure the Eagles dont regret letting John Harbaugh go. LOL

  4. FACE It browns fans… it s a curse ! YOU must go see a pyshic’ (sp) to get it removed. & don’t say ‘sell’ the team either ! teams are going to LA, then that vacant town will be willing to take the browns ! ok they won’t !

    Are you ever happy about any coach ?

    If Haslam can get that Team winning, he’ll ‘double his money… & that’s better than ‘Money ball !

  5. Funny Cleveland fans “Lerner sell the team”! They sell to Haslam, they’re all happy. 4 yrs later Sell the team! If he sold they will be complaining again in a few years. Lol

  6. iammrbinky says:
    Jan 8, 2016 5:47 PM
    It’s obvious that Haslam is attempting to make the Browns the worst team in professional sports but the question is why?
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    I think he’s trying to do the NFL version of the movie “Major League”, unfortunately for Browns fans he didn’t accidentally create a winner.

  7. Cavs2016NBAWorldChampions says:
    Jan 8, 2016 8:11 PM
    The best HC Candidate is already their OC John DeFillippo. That guy can flat out coach. To get a very respectable offensive performance out of absolute garbage players on offense was a miracle.

    And of course the Clowns are too stupid to see it.

    They are incompetent just like the Eagles. I’m sure the Eagles dont regret letting John Harbaugh go. LOL
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    I’m not even an Eagles fan, but that is a ridiculous comparison. Just about every successful coach changes franchises at least once in their career, it doesn’t make the team that let them go incompetent.

    Also, the current Eagles ownership has taken the team to the playoffs 12 times, wins 11 wins and a Super Bowl appearance. Sure, they haven’t won, but it’s a much better record than Cleveland has accumulated.

    So, um, yeah, comparing them to the Browns is a little silly.

  8. The photo should be captioned, “Browns to interview someone’s crotchety uncle for annual head coaching vacancy.”

    Seriously, I feel bad for this franchise. But firing the coach every two years is not the answer.

  9. Wow the Haslams are shaping up to be the NFL’s answer to Frank McCourt and his shrew of a wife.

  10. You really think he’d leave an organization where you don’t have to do your job and you never lose it? Seriously people this is Al Davis Jr and as long as you say yes to him and kiss his butt you’ll have a job whether you’re any good or not…

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