Cleveland Browns fire head coach Hue Jackson after three wins in 40

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Hue Jackson's ignominious run as Cleveland Browns head coach has ended.

The Browns are 2-5-1 this season. John Dorsey and the Cleveland Browns are cleaning house this afternoon, leaving defensive coordinator Gregg Williams as the last man standing of the Browns' coaching triumvirate set at the beginning of 2018.

The announcement comes after the Cleveland Browns lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 33-18 Sunday, making it their third straight loss. Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski and Mike Pettine all met the same demise.

Also, running backs coach Freddie Kitchens has been promoted to offensive co-ordinator.

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Under him, the Browns finished as the worst team in the National Football League in two consecutive seasons, including an 0-16 campaign in 2017, only the second winless season in National Football League history.

But as the losing piled up, and the Browns struggled to score points week in and week out, it became evident that the Browns and Haley were not, after all, a match made in heaven.

When the Chiefs meet the Browns on Sunday, Cleveland will have a new coach. "I think the message today is that we weren't going to put up with internal discord", Haslam said. "We need to coach better, we need to play better".

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