Coaches of Cleveland’s past: A look back at Browns head coaches since 1999

CLEVELAND (WJW)– If you’re having trouble remembering all the men who helmed the Browns before Freddie Kitchens, it’s OK. We have you covered. Here’s a look back at Cleveland’s head coaches since 1999: Chris Palmer Term: 1999-2000 Record: 5-27 Chris Palmer was tasked with leading the Browns in their return to the NFL. He didn’t […]

Cleveland Browns fire head coach Freddie Kitchens

BEREA, Ohio (WJW) — The Cleveland Browns have fired head coach Freddie Kitchens after one season with the team. The announcement was made following the Browns loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, who secured the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft with just two wins. “We thank Freddie for his hard work and commitment […]

Lawsuits allege hotel chains ignored human trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers representing human trafficking victims want a single federal judge to oversee multiple lawsuits alleging that major hotel chains have ignored human trafficking taking place on their premises. Attorneys have asked a federal panel to consolidate at least 21 such lawsuits pending in 11 states into a single case in federal […]

First time on Cleveland television: Hue Jackson talks about life after the Browns

0-16. The Browns’ winless season of 2017 will forever be linked to head coach Hue Jackson — painful for Browns fans and for Jackson and his family, as well. For the first time on Cleveland television, Hue and his wife, Michelle, are talking about life after Cleveland and a battle with depression. **FOX 8’s Kristi […]

Former Browns coach Hue Jackson leading drills at Colin Kaepernick quarterback audition

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL said Thursday that 11 teams have committed to attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout in Atlanta this weekend and that more teams are expected to attend the former NFL quarterback’s audition. The league also announced that two former NFL head coaches will be in attendance: Hue Jackson, who will lead the drills, and […]

Browns fans, vote in our poll: How will Cleveland finish the season?

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Browns are 3-6 heading into the Thursday Night Football match-up on FOX 8 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are 5-4. The Browns are coming off a Sunday win, but they haven’t beat the Steelers since 2014. So we will see what happens tonight. Let us know what you think. How will the […]

Browns look to beat Steelers for the first time in 5 years

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – Although it is a rivalry by distance, the Browns haven’t beat the Steelers since 2014. Cleveland hopes to change that in a Thursday Night Football matchup at home and start a winning streak for the first time this season. Mason Rudolph is the starting quarterback for the Steelers, since Ben Roethlisberger […]

Cleveland Browns waive WR Antonio Callaway, activate rookie OL Drew Forbes

CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Browns have waived wide receiver Antonio Callaway from their roster. According to the team, offensive lineman Drew Forbes has been activated from the injured reserve; Callaway was waived to make room on the roster for Forbes. The Browns selected Forbes, a rookie who previously played for Southeast Missouri State, during […]

Thursday Night Football: Muni lot rules, RTA routes & Browns coverage LIVE on FOX 8

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — The Cleveland Browns are facing off against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium Thursday night. According to Cleveland police, the Cleveland Municipal Parking Lot will open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic at 2 p.m.  Cars are not allowed to line up ahead of time on South Marginal Road or the Shoreway. The […]

Browns deal with quick turnaround as they prep for Pittsburgh

BEREA, Ohio (WJW)– The Cleveland Browns snapped a four-game losing streak on Sunday, but another challenge is quickly approaching. They host the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are heating up thanks to their defense and the growing confidence in second-year quarterback Mason Rudolph, in Thursday Night Football. “Just trying to get a plan together for Pittsburgh who […]

Ex-Browns coach Hue Jackson’s life of loss, struggle detailed in new article

CLEVELAND– For the first time in more than three decades, Hue Jackson didn’t find himself on a football field this summer. While the Cleveland Browns and the rest of the NFL reported to training camp, the former head coach is still dealing his losing record and reputation. It’s the story told in an article in […]