"We greatly appreciate Hue's commitment to the Cleveland Browns organization over the last two and a half years", owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam said in a statement released by the team.
But as the losing piled up, and the Browns struggled to score points week in and week out, it became evident that the Browns and Haley were not, after all, a match made in heaven.
Following Sunday's game, Jackson downplayed any dispute with his offensive co-ordinator. First came news of the inevitable, that Jackson had been fired. "I never said I wanted to take over play-calling". But today it's this big thing because sure, everyone is going to look and say what's going on.
It hasn't been a good couple of days for coaches in Cleveland.
According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Cleveland Browns have chose to make a head coaching change.