The announcement comes after the Cleveland Browns lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 33-18 Sunday, making it their third straight loss. Jackson, who went 3-36-1 in two-plus seasons, was dismissed on Monday by general manager John Dorsey, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.
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Schefter also reports that the Browns will have to pay Jackson through the 2019 season, per his contract. The arrival of Dorsey suggested otherwise; every G.M. wants to hire his own coach, and Dorsey surely wanted to move on much more quickly from Hue Jackson than Dorsey did.
Originally, it seemed there was a massive power struggle between Hue Jackson and Todd Haley for control of the offensive unit.
Following Sunday's game, Jackson downplayed any dispute with his offensive co-ordinator.
"I do not know", Haslam said. The only thing that is going on is that we need to get better.