Hue Jackson says Browns gave him contract extension during 0-16 season, says he was 'fall guy' when fired

In over two years as the top trainer of the Cleveland Browns, Hue Jackson led the franchise to a Three-36-1 total report. He used to be in the end fired after beginning the 2018 season with a 2-Five-1 report.

Jackson, who’s freeing a guide within the close to long term, made a radio look on Monday morning and he stated that Browns proprietor Jimmy Haslam in reality gave him a freelance extension someday all over the Zero-16 season. Consistent with Cleveland.com, the extension used to be for twelve months, which went throughout the 2020 season.

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“I were given a freelance extension at 1-23, halfway throughout the season,” Jackson instructed “The In reality Large Display” on ESPN 850. “I sought after to head public with it, however the Browns didn’t.”

Jackson stated that he used to be “lied to via possession and management of the crew” after the roster used to be torn down. He says he used to be by no means instructed that used to be going to occur ahead of the beginning of the season.

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“They have been going to be soccer plus analytics, nevertheless it used to be soccer vs. analytics,” Jackson defined. “… I believe I turned into the autumn man as a result of that used to be the narrative… The reality wishes to come back out for different minority coaches. They wish to know the pitfalls available in the market. My tale has affected a few of their futures.”

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Jackson additionally talked in regards to the business that by no means took place for at-the-time Cincinnati Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron. He added that he wasn’t pleased with the draft select of former USC quarterback Cody Kessler, announcing “that’s what analytics drafts.”

When Jackson used to be fired after the 2-Five-1 get started, so used to be offensive coordinator Todd Haley. He stated thay they did not have a really perfect courting all over their time in combination.

Jackson stated “that used to be a foul marriage” and he “by no means will have to have performed that [hired Haley].”

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