Browns pick coordinator Kitchens as next coach

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It just so happens that Davis and Kitchens were on the same coaching staff in Arizona from 2007-2010, where Davis served as the linebackers coach for the first two years, and the defensive coordinator for the latter two; Davis's defenses ranked among the middle of the pack during his two-year stint as the defensive coordinator.

Under Kitchens, who took over after the firing of former coordinator Todd Haley, Cleveland was reinvigorated.

Stefanski interviewed with the Cleveland Browns last Friday for their head coaching job and, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Stefanski will get a second interview with the Browns. He finished the year in that role after replacing the fired John DeFilippo for the final three games of the regular season.

Kitchens began the year as a running backs coach for the Browns, and has been coaching in the National Football League as an assistant since 2006.

UGA's Justin Fields transferring to Ohio State
With Fields gone, Fromm is Georgia's only scholarship quarterback on the roster at the moment, but reinforcements are coming. Fields hopes to become eligible immediately at Ohio State, where he would have 3 years of college eligibility remaining.

Kitchens, who joined the Browns last season as the running backs coach after spending the previous 11 years with Arizona, replaced Todd Haley as offensive coordinator on October 29 after Haley and head coach Hue Jackson were fired leading to a dramatic turnaround in the second half of the season that saw the team finish 5-3 over the final 8 games.

Another name to keep an eye on is Teryl Austin.

ESPN's Chris Mortensen says the Browns are hiring offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens as their next head coach. Cleveland will select 17th in the 2019 NFL Draft. The 29-year-old does, however, only have two years of coaching experience, 2017 as a graduate assistant with San Diego State University, and this season with the Browns. Perhaps more importantly, Kitchens oversaw the successful rookie season of quarterback Baker Mayfield.

Also, Gregg Williams, who went 5-3 as Cleveland's interim coach and defensive coordinator this season, is no longer with the team, the person said.

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