Posts Tagged ‘tom heckert’

As Expected: Browns Coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Heckert

In the worst kept secret of ‘Black Monday’ around the NFL, the Cleveland Browns have canned head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert. The futures of Shurmur and Heckert came into question as soon as Jimmy Haslam purchased the Browns from Randy Lerner during the preseason. Haslam hired former Eagles president Joe Banner […]

Tom Heckert Thinks He’s About to Be Out as Browns GM

Multiple sources have told FOXSportsOhio.com that Browns general manger Tom Heckert has told people close to him that he believes he’ll lose his position with the team at the end of the season, and that Heckert was making calls to friends around the league as early as August about potentially landing on another team’s personnel […]

Tom Heckert Talks Draft Just One Week Before the Big Day

(On if he wants to keep the fourth overall pick or trade down)– “I think we would like to stay there. Wherever you are picking you think you are going to stay there and then if something else happens that’s the secondary thing. I do think we probably would be able to trade out. I […]

Heckert’s Surgery Was to Clear a Blockage in His Heart

It was reported over the weekend that Browns general manager Tom Heckert had a serious surgery that prevented him from attending the NFL Combine. Now, Browns president Mike Holmgren said Monday that Heckert had a blockage in his heart cleared, according to Mary Kay Cabot’s Twitter feed. Heckert is supposed to be able to return […]

Report: GM Tom Heckert Undergoes Serious Surgery

Browns general manager Tom Heckert is recovering from serious surgery, according to a report from WTAM-AM 1100 in Cleveland. Heckert is not at the Combine, and the Browns have not offered any word on his condition. “Tom’s personal medical issues are his private affair and not for the club to comment on,” Browns vice president […]

Heckert Sick, Not at Combine with Shurmur and Other Coaches

The NFL Scouting Combine officially kicked off today in Indy, and the Browns were minus one, as GM Tom Heckert was back in Cleveland due to illness. A team spokesman confirmed that Heckert’s illness is not believed to be serious and Heckert should be fine by next week. Coach Pat Shurmur is at the event, […]

Looking Ahead: A Critical Off-Season In Cleveland, Part 1

As the Browns approach the final stretch of the 2011 NFL season, they also approach one of the toughest remaining schedules in the entire league, starting with this week’s match-up on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. From there they get the Ravens at home, followed by the Steelers, Cardinals, and Ravens – all on […]

Five Bold Predictions for the Browns 2011 Season

Expectations were high for the Cleveland Browns entering the 1995 season, extremely high. Prior to the start of the ’95 season, some football experts had the Browns in Super Bowl XXIX. Sports Illustrated had the Browns facing the San Francisco ’49ers in the ’95 Super Bowl, with the Browns losing the game. We all know […]