Browns' Choice Not Flashy, But Smart

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The coaching search conducted by the Cleveland Browns sure seemed (from the outside at least) … well … complex ... at times.


But in the end the Browns may have gotten it right.


Which may be the most amazing thing of all.


Rob Chudzinski is the 14th coach of the Cleveland Browns, and he’s a good coach. A very good coach.


The kid from Toledo who went to St. John’s who grew up rooting for the Browns before taking his talents to Coral Gables to play for “the U” comes full circle.


Chudzinski -- everyone calls him “Chud” -- is a bright guy who knows the passing game and a guy who has had some good years running offenses. Think Derek...

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