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ESPN Reveals What Hue Jackson Told Browns' Owner After He Was Fired

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CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 14: Head coach Hue Jackson of the Cleveland Browns reacts to a play in the second half against the Los Angeles Chargers at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

ESPN released this morning a lengthy feature on the state of the Cleveland Browns' franchise, written by Seth Wickersham.

The report details the heated meeting in which the Browns' owner, Jimmy Haslam, and general manager, John Dorsey, told head coach Hue Jackson that he had been fired.

It did not go over well.

Here's what happened, according to ESPN.com:

So according to people briefed on the meeting, on Oct. 29, Haslam and general manager John Dorsey entered Jackson's office and told him the team was going to move in a different direction.

Jackson asked why he was being fired.

The team quit on you, Dorsey replied.

At the time, four of the eight Browns games had gone to overtime.

"Get the f--- out of my office," Jackson said.

The Browns fired Jackson in late October. Cleveland was 2-5-1 at the time of Jackson's firing, though the Browns appeared to be making some improvements midway through the season.

Jackson went on to get hired as an assistant coach by the Cincinnati Bengals and had a couple of intense moments with his former quarterback, Baker Mayfield.

The Browns' former head coach is currently unemployed, while the Browns have hired Freddie Kitchens as their head coach.