*Update: Chudzinski has been fired as of Sunday night.
What a season filled with turmoil for the Cleveland Browns. After an 0-2 start, the Browns seemed to have already thrown the white flag when they traded franchise running back and former first round pick Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts. Not too long after that, second year wide receiver Josh Gordon was on the trading block, according to several rumors.
Quarterback Brandon Weeden was also injured heading into week three, giving way to Brian Hoyer to start. The Browns battled back under Hoyer and won three straight games, giving the organization a sense of hope for their season as their defense was showing promise as well as Gordon taking the league by storm.
The positivity didn’t last long though, as Hoyer was lost for the season and the Browns were stuck with Weeden once again. Eventually, Weeden endured a concussion and Jason Cambpell was thrown under center. After the quarterback carousel came to an end as the season approached its conclusion, the Browns had lost six straight games entering week 17.
On top of a late-season collapse and a year filled with plenty of adversity, there is now a feeling among the organization that first-year head coach Rob Chudzinski will be let go, according to ESPN’s Browns reporter Tony Grossi.
There are some bad vibes indicating uncertainty about the future of #Browns HC Rob Chudzinski. Incredible.
— Tony Grossi (@TonyGrossi) December 29, 2013
While it would be rather shocking for a coach to be fired after his first year, it’s not necessarily unheard of. Chudzinski isn’t exactly responsible for the injuries to the quarterbacks, nor is he responsible for the team trading Richardson. But, six straight losses wouldn’t bode well for any head coach.
Keep checking back with us here at Rant Sports and we will keep you updated once we here an official word that Chudzinski is done in Cleveland.