The Browns confirm the league is investigating whether a member of the team's personnel department texted the sideline during games.
Speaking Thursday, Browns coach Mike Pettine confirmed new GM Ray Farmer wasn't present for his interviews, but said the issue was "overblown."
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, new Browns coach Mike Pettine wasn't new GM Ray Farmer's first choice to replace Rob Chudzinski.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports new Browns GM Ray Farmer wasn't present for coach Mike Pettine's interviews with the team.
CEO Joe Banner confirmed the Browns signed new head coach Mike Pettine to a five-year contract.
Browns hired Bills DC Mike Pettine as head coach.
Sources tell ESPN that the Browns are expected to offer their head coaching job to Bills DC Mike Pettine.
Bills DC Mike Pettine will fly to Cleveland on Thursday for his third head-coaching interview with the Browns.
When asked whether he expects Bills DC Mike Pettine to be named the Browns head coach, ESPN's Adam Schefter said he views Pettine as Cleveland's "fall back option."
Bills DC Mike Pettine expects to hear back from the Browns regarding their head-coaching vacancy by the end of the day Wednesday.
The Buffalo News reports Bills DC Mike Pettine is "going to get the Browns job," and that a deal is "close."
According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns might decide to "look no further" if Bills DC Mike Pettine's second interview for the team's head-coaching vacancy goes well on Tuesday evening.
The Browns have scheduled a second interview with Bills DC Mike Pettine regarding their head-coaching vacancy.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the Browns want to interview Bills DC Mike Pettine for their head-coaching vacancy a second time this week.