hired http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Cleveland Browns hire Pat Shurmur as coach, was Off. Coord. for Rams http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cleveland-browns-hire-pat-shurmur-coach-was-coord-rams <p>St. Louis offensive coordinator <a href="http://www.stlouisrams.com/team/coaches/pat-shurmur/f454eae4-a76b-4ee2-9bfd-45e7cc2b0674">Pat Shurmur</a> is Cleveland's new coach.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/">Browns</a> hired Shurmur on Thursday, ending a search that began when <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=5984058">Eric Mangini was fired on Jan. 3</a>. Shurmur was the first candidate interviewed by Browns president <a href="http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/team/staff/mike-holmgren/6aac51f1-611b-4db4-80e4-0294c9b9a3dc">Mike Holmgren</a> and is the Browns' fifth coach since their expansion return in 1999.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 18:28:15 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 316 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cleveland Browns hire Pat Shurmur as coach, was Off. Coord. for Rams