To say the news that Eric Mangini being retained as head coach of the Cleveland Browns is shocking may be the understatement of the year. á Regardless of where you came down on Mangini as a coach, the fact that Mike Holmgren was going to put his own stamp on the team led most to believe that Mangini was a goner. á Two strong-willed men from entirely different coaching philosophies meant, in most people's eyes, that the two would not co-exist. á Perhaps even as surprising as the decision that Mangini will stay is the fact that Holmgren is not going to force-feed him a new offensive (or defensive) coordinator who is more in tune with Holmgren's system. á There are two schools of thought on what prompted "The Big Show's" decision to keep Mangini (and his staff). á One is that Holmgren's ...
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