Report: Browns in talks with former Colts coach Pep Hamilton for OC job

Saturday January 16th, 2016

The Cleveland Browns are in talks with former Colts coach Pep Hamilton for an offensive coordinator position, reports’s Mary Kay Cabot.

Hamilton was fired on Nov. 3 after three seasons with the Colts, who went 3–5 to start the season. 

Prior to joining the Colts, Hamilton was a wide receivers coach and offensive coordinator at Stanford. The 41-year-old began his coaching career at Howard University, where he played quarterback, before becoming an offensive coach for the New York Jets. He served as a quarterbacks coach for the San Francisco 49ers in 2006, and was with the Chicago Bears from 2007–09.

The Browns hired Hue Jackson as their new head coach on Wednesday. Cleveland fired head coach, Mike Pettine, after he led the team to a 10–22 record over two seasons.

The Browns finished the season 3–13 and last in the AFC North standing.

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