Hue Jackson Says He’ll Swim in a Lake If Browns Finish 1-15 Again

January 3, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cleveland Browns entered historically futile territory when they lost a franchise-worst 15 games during the 2016 season, but head coach Hue Jackson is adamant that the days of spectacular failure are behind his club.
"We're not going 1-15 next year," Jackson said Monday, according to ESPN.com's Pat McManamon. "You can write it if you like. Hue Jackson said it. It's the way it is."
And he didn't stop there.
"I'm not going 1-15," Jackson reiterated. "No. I'll be swimming in that lake over there somewhere. That's not happening."
The Browns nearly rattled off their second win in as many weeks on New Year's Day, but the Pittsburgh Steelers snuck out a 27-24 overtime victory at Heinz Field to send the Browns tumbling to their worst finish ever.
But despite Jackson's struggles during his first year at the helm, the 51-year-old should have at least one more year to help the Browns make marked improvements as they try to reach the postseason for the first time since...

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