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Sunday Dawg Chow: Browns news (1/5/20)

More of the latest Browns news and notes from around the web in today’s dose of the Sunday Dawg Chow.

San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Cleveland Browns:

  • Browns interviewing 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Saturday (Beacon Journal) - The Browns let one of the NFL’s best coaches get away when Kyle Shanahan, fed up with the franchise’s dysfunction, fled Cleveland with two years left on his contract as offensive coordinator after the 2014 season. The Browns aren’t getting Shanahan back, but maybe they could strike gold with one of his top assistant coaches. They’re interviewing Niners defensive coordinator Robert Saleh for their head coaching vacancy Saturday in California, the team announced. The scheduling of the meeting had been previously reported.
  • 5 things to know about Robert Saleh ( - Throughout the Browns’ search for a new head coach, will break down the candidates as they go through the interview process with the team. We continue with a look at Robert Saleh, the current defensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Ranking the unanswered questions after Freddie Kitchens’ one-and-done season ( - Freddie Kitchens is gone. So is John Dorsey. What we’re left with – aside from feelings of déjà vu – is a lot of unanswered questions about the 2019 Browns. The season was full of curious things that went unexplained. Even when players and coaches were asked about such things, they often gave answers that provided little clarity. Or they sidestepped the issues altogether. Maybe one day we’ll learn the answers. For now, they remain mysteries of the 2019 season. Here are the top 10.
  • With the Haslams’ track record, the Browns’ best chance for success in latest reboot is to get lucky (Browns Zone) - Jimmy Haslam’s latest mea culpa did nothing to inspire confidence among his discouraged and disgusted fan base. As the tormented Browns owner spoke to reporters Thursday, it would’ve been natural for him to have the same thought as the customers he continually compliments only to disappoint: Maybe he’ll get lucky this time. If history is any indication, that’s the only chance for success.