3 reasons the Cleveland Browns could clean house with a Monday loss
Reason No. 2 – Frustration
At the end of the day, you should never make a decision out of frustration, but Jimmy Haslam has enough money he can do what he wants. I know the chain of command doesn’t allow him to make coaching decisions, but Haslam is as passionate of an owner as anyone in the NFL. Another week of disappointing play could result in some drastic decisions forced from the top.
I don’t think Kevin Stefanski is at risk. The offense has been the least of the teams’ issues, but special team coordinator Mike Priefer and defensive coordinator Joe Woods could be casualties of another poor performance.
To this point, the chatter in the locker room hasn’t been too distracting, but we are only one or two losses away from it being out of control. Players calling out players for not prepping correctly for a game, shouting in the locker room after last week’s loss and continual lack of effort from players must cost someone a job.
Haslam didn’t spend all this money to watch his team continue to be a laughingstock of the league and finish in third or fourth place in the AFC North. Stefanski appears to be as sharp as anyone with Xs and O’s, but I do question if he has the ability to pull a locker room together when adversity strikes.
I’m the first to admit, firing Stefanski would be a colossal mistake, but who can blame Haslam or Andrew Berry for stepping in after another disastrous season with what some claim to be one of the best rosters in football?