Cleveland Browns: How I Learned To Stop Doubting and Trust Mike Holmgren

January 22, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I went to bed on Thursday night with a pit in my stomach. Not because of the delicious burger and hot dog I ate at Steak and Shake but rather because of my frustration with the Browns coaching search. While I was initially very disappointed Mike Holmgren allowed Rob Ryan to leave for the Cowboys, my disappointment was lessened somewhat because I was pretty sure Holmgren would bring in the Philadelphia Eagles Dick Jauron as defensive coordinator.
That was before the Eagles fired Sean McDermott, their own defensive coordinator, and announced that they would be interviewing Jauron for the position. When I read that, I felt like throwing my laptop across the room. Why?
Think about it...what would any rational person have expected Jauron to do? Stay with a roster and head coach with whom he is already familiar and a team that has made the playoffs or go to a team with a rookie head coach and a defense with several roster holes in the midst of transition to a new scheme? At this po...

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