Banner and Lombardi dodged a bullet but Haslam has more in the gun.

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Joe Banner and Mike Lombardi were looking at candidates that would have brought an abrupt end to their reign as King and Duke of Cleveland football. For example Josh McDaniels smartly decided not to take the job. He would have been a disaster. None of leaves of the Bill Belichick tree have been successful. McDaniels’ “Belichickian” attitude in Denver forced the two best players on that team out of town. He lost QB Jay Cutler when he tried “secretly” to get his buddy Matt Cassel out of New England. Somehow he believed that no one would ever find out. Then McDaniels got into a spitting contest with his best receiver Brandon Marshall and the latter forced a trade. The head coach was fired less than 2 seasons … Read more at FryingPanSports