Jimmy Haslam Comments on Hue Jackson, Browns QB Situation

May 10, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite a glaring need at quarterback and a potential Carson Wentz marriage staring them in the face, the Cleveland Browns traded out of the No. 2 pick in April. Then they traded back again to No. 15—a spot where few would have batted an eye if they had selected Paxton Lynch.
Then they passed. In the second round, they ignored the position again. And then again for their first two selections of the third round before landing USC's Cody Kessler with the No. 93 overall selection. While owner Jimmy Haslam has been hands-on since purchasing the franchise in 2012, he said he took a hands-off approach in deference to head coach Hue Jackson.
"His track record's been pretty good,'' Haslam said of Jackson, per Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. "You all understand as well as we do the importance of that position. You just look at the teams that are really good in the NFL, and for the most part, they're really good at that position."
Jackson, 50, accepted the Browns coaching j...

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