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Browns Name Their Interim Head Coach After Firing Hue Jackson

A Cleveland Browns helmet sitting on the field.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: A Cleveland Browns helmet rests on the field prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Browns 29-10. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

It's been an extremely hectic day for the Cleveland Browns, as the team fired head coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley. With management searching for answers, it appears the interim coach for the remainder of the season has been decided.

Over the course of three seasons with Jackson at the helm, the Browns went 3-36-1, marking a horrendous tenure in Ohio. Although the franchise took positive strides this season, the friction between coaches on the staff was causing too much dysfunction.

While Cleveland will have to find a long-term solution to that problem, the immediate fix will come in the form of defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.

According to Browns reporter Mary Kay Cabot, the veteran coordinator will serve as the interim head coach.

Williams might not be the head coach of the future, but his defense is doing a tremendous job of forcing turnovers. At the very least, the Browns will continue to find success on that side of the ball.

However, the true test is finding a leader that can turn Baker Mayfield into the next superstar quarterback of the NFL. The biggest name on the radar might just be Lincoln Riley, who coached the No. 1 overall pick at Oklahoma.

Until the Browns conduct a thorough search for their next head coach, it will be Williams leading the team on Sundays.