(CLEVELAND) — The Cleveland Browns hired Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski as their new head coach Thursday.
Chudzinski has spent the past two seasons as the Panthers offensive coordinator.
The 44-year-old Chudzinski, who grew up in Ohio as a Browns fan, has already served two stints with Cleveland.
Chudzinski takes over for the recently fired Pat Shurmur who led the Browns to a 5-11 record this season.
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Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Newswire