I wanted to hire coordinators who had NFL experience. In meeting with Pat, it was one of those "is this too good to be true" moments… We just seemed to hit it off… I asked Pat, "where do you see yourself?" and he said "I just want to win." … Pat’s office is right next to mine and I know his door is always open… His personality, his mind set, it was a slam-dunk for me.
Sources say NFLRA communicating with NFL that they agreed to sign the proposal, and a crew will work the Thursday night game CLE vs. BAL
As @mortreport is reporting, an agreement between NFL and NFLRA is at hand and both sides will work to have officials working this weekend.
At request of Modell family, Browns will not pay tribute to former owner Art Modell before Sunday's game. "We're requesting those wishes," said Browns vice president of media relations Neal Gulkis.