Re: [patriotzip] Butch Davis resigns as Browns coach
- God messed up. After missing Priest Holmes and Jamal Lewis back to back, god thought the Pats should now miss Terrell Davis! Poor Butch! Yet another former Dallas assistant fails. Ernie Zampese, Norv Turner, Dave Wannstedt, set another place at the table!!!
pat_thepatriot <pat_thepatriot@...> wrote:
Butch Davis resigns as Browns coach
By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer
November 30, 2004
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Beleaguered Cleveland Browns coach Butch Davis
resigned Tuesday, leaving a last-place team with five games left in
The Browns (3-8) lost their fifth straight game on Sunday, 58-48 at
Cincinnati, and are in fourth place in the AFC North. The team went
24-36 and made the playoffs just once in Davis' four seasons as head
Davis left with three years remaining on a contract worth about $12
Browns president John Collins was to speak about the move at an
afternoon news conference, team spokeswoman Lisa Levine said.
Offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie or defensive coordinator Dave
Campo is expected to take over as interim coach for the Browns, who
host the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots on Sunday.
Pressure had been mounting on Davis for weeks as the Browns' season
crumbled with a score of injuries to key players and heartbreaking
Amid speculation last week that Davis was about to be fired, Collins
said the coach would remain in place for the rest of the season --
unless he resigned.
Davis, who helped restore the University of Miami's program before
joining the Browns in 2001, could be a candidate for the job opening
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