5 Ways Cleveland Browns Can Rebuild Franchise After Firing Shurmur, Heckert

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5 Ways Cleveland Browns Can Rebuild Franchise After Firing Shurmur, Heckert
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Two. That's how many seasons Pat Shurmur had as Cleveland's head coach before being canned.

To no one's surprise, the Cleveland Browns announced the firings of head coach Pat Shurmur and general manager Tom Heckert on Monday.

Since the sale of the team to Jimmy Halslam earlier this year and the replacement of team president Mike Holmgren with CEO Joe Banner, it was inevitable the new regime would be installing its own coach and general manger, ones who lined up with its personal visions for what the Browns should become.

Now that it's happened, however, the new and soon-to-be Browns regime needs to prevent it from happening again in the immediate future. After all, its next coach will be the sixth the team has had since re-forming as a franchise in 1999, and since that time, the Browns have had only two winning seasons. 

Here are five ways to rebuild the Browns in the coming months.

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