New-look Browns turn to Turner on offense
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns named Norv Turner their new offensive coordinator on Thursday.
Turner, fired by the Chargers as head coach earlier this month, led San Diego to a 59-43 record in six years with three division titles. He also was head coach of the Washington Redskins (1994-2000) and Oakland Raiders (2004-05).
New Cleveland coach Rob Chudzinski says he expects Turner to make a big impact on that side of the ball, and the Browns can use the help.
Cleveland went 5-11 last year and scored just 302 points in coach Pat Shurmur’s final season. Cleveland also added Mike Sullivan (offensive line), Scott Turner (wide receivers) and Brad Roll (strength) to the staff, and retained Chris Tabor (special teams) and George Warhop (offensive line) from last year.