Cleveland Browns ‘TextGate’ Shows Front Offices, Coaches Not Always In Step


April 2, 2015

Not everything is serene at the Cleveland Browns’ complex. But the Browns are far from the only team for which that’s the case.

Contrary to popular belief, NFL coaching staffs and front offices don’t always work in perfect lockstep. A lot of times, the general manager, scouts, head and assistant coaches and the rest of the franchise’s decision-makers are in a constant tug of war.

Only in Cleveland, it appears the environment has devolved into outright conflict, former NFL linebacker Brady Poppinga writes on

“Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan left the Browns and took his services to Atlanta after reports of a weary disconnect between the coaching staff and front office,” Poppinga writes. “Did that have anything to do with his receiving unsolicited texts during a game? Hard to imagine that it wouldn’t. Quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains was also fired.”

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