The Cleveland Browns fired Executive Vice President of Football Operations Sashi Brown on Thursday.
According to a report, Brown’s reputation in the organization took a hit after botching a trade for a quarterback at the trade deadline.
With a treasure trove of picks in this year’s draft, getting a franchise quarterback will clearly be the top goal after Brown did not accomplish it in two years.
The Cleveland Browns announced on Thursday that they fired Executive Vice President of Football Operations Sashi Brown.
Brown lasted less than two seasons with the Browns, who went 1-27 during his tenure.
While Brown and head coach Hue Jackson were reportedly not on the same page, with Cleveland.com’s Mark Kay Cabot describing it as an “ongoing battle,” one incident in particular seems to have doomed Brown.
On October 31, at the NFL’s trade deadline, the Browns and Cincinnati Bengals had reportedly worked out a trade for Bengals backup quarterback A.J. McCarron. According to Cabot, Jackson had asked the team to get a veteran quarterback after cycling back and forth between rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer and second-year QB Cody Kessler, and ownership mandated it.
However, reports later indicated that the Browns botched the paperwork and did not get the deal …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Sports