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Freddie Kitchens Has Brutally Honest Response To Question About Playcalling

Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens in Week 1 loss.

CLEVELAND, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 08: Head coach Freddie Kitchens of the Cleveland Browns watches during the final minutes against the Tennessee Titans at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Titans defeated the Browns 43-13. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Browns fell to 1-2 last night, losing to the Los Angeles Rams at home. First-year head coach Freddie Kitchens is starting to take some heat.

Kitchens revived the Cleveland offense as offensive coordinator last season, but the unit has sputtered through the first three games in 2019. The offensive line play has been poor, Baker Mayfield has looked shaky and the team has to do a better job getting the ball in Odell Beckham Jr.'s hands.

Oh, and Kitchens also called a draw play on 4th-and-9 late in the fourth quarter. Things aren't going well.

During media availability today, Kitchens was asked if he would consider ceding playcalling duties to offensive coordinator Todd Monken. His answer was a resounding no.

Not a surprise that Kitchens is taking this stance right now. However, we'll see if he changes his mind if the team can't get things turned around.

It can be tough for a head coach to handle playcalling duties on top of his responsibilities running the team, especially if he's in his first year on the job.

Cleveland's schedule doesn't ease up next weekend when they have to take on the 2-1 Baltimore Ravens.