Report: Browns to hire Jauron

Dick Jauron spent four seasons with the Bills before joining the Eagles staff last offseason. (AP Photo/ Dean Duprey, File)

The Browns expect to hire Dick Jauron as their new defensive coordinator, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot wrote on Twitter today.

Jauron has been a rumored candidate for the Eagles job, but the team doesn't seem to have made a very strong play to get him. If they really wanted him, it would seem they would have had the best chance to keep him in house. And, since the Eagles job would seem more attractive than Cleveland's, here's a leap that says he wasn't all that confident of landing the Philadelphia gig.

More soon.

Download our NEW iPhone/Android app for even more Birds coverage, including app-exclusive videos and analysis. Get it here. On sale now for just $0.99!