Rumors of Browns general manager Ray Farmer being fired and head coach Mike Pettine being retain started Monday morning and gained momentum throughout the evening. That also sparked a report that former Packers general manager Ron Wolf has will become consultant for the Browns and the club will hire his son Eliot Wolf as the new general manager.
One last name within the organization to remember is Bill Kuharich, who serves as executive chief of staff. He served as interim general manager when Ray Farmer was suspended for the first four weeks of the season due to text-gate. There are a lot of names floating around right now with silly season ready to start in 6 days.
Pettine was asked about the Johnny Manziel Christmas video and said, "I have not seen it. I'm concerned anytime a player is cast in a bad light." I don't have all the facts with it. "I'm not going to get into it at this time''
If the Titans lose next Sunday, they pick 1st in the the draft.
A Titans win and Browns loss and Cleveland will own the 1st pick.
If the Browns lose next Sunday, they will own either the No. 1 or No. 2 pick plus the No. 32 overall pick (first pick in the 2nd round).
Defensive end Joey Bosa has made his decision about entering the draft. During his press conference from Scottsdale,Arizona home of the Fiesta Bowl Bosa stated, “I am just trying to focus on the game right now along with I don't want to take any attention away from the team and be a distraction,” “I have my decision and you guys will know after the game.”
- Raiders fullback Marcel Reece has been suspended for the team’s next four games for violating NFL performing enhancing drug policy. A 2016 Pro Bowl selection is no longer eligible to participate in the game.
- With 6,472 career assists, LeBron James is now 22nd in all-time assists (passing Stephon Marbury: 6,471).