There’s one potential candidate you can take off the Browns head coaching list.
Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reported Monday afternoon that the team has no plans to interview former Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase.
Gase was fired by Miami on Monday after three seasons and a 23-25 record with the Dolphins.
There was speculation immediately following the firing that the Browns would have interest in Gase after Jimmy Haslam has received an endorsement for the offensive-minded coach by Peyton Manning, who played under Gase when they were both in Denver.
Haslam and the Browns interviewed Gase for the head coaching position in 2014 and 2016 but Gase pulled himself out of the search in 2014 and took the Dolphins job in 2016.
Besides working with Manning, the 40-year-old coach has had success with other quarterbacks like Jay Cutler who had one of his best seasons under Gase when he was the offensive coordinator of the Bears in 2015 and also with Ryan Tannehill, who before his ACL injury was making strides.
Gase will interview with the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday for their head coaching position and is clearly looking for an offensive coach to pair up with 2018 first-round pick Josh Rosen to help with his development.
Cabot also reported that Gase is interviewing with two other teams but those teams weren’t identified.
One Browns player who is ecstatic that they aren’t interviewing Gase is wide receiver Jarvis Landry, who played under him in Miami for two seasons before being traded to Cleveland last March.
I think it’s safe to say that Jimmy and Dee Haslam are letting John Dorsey run this coaching search which should be music to Browns’ fans ears.