Multiple reports confirm that Joe Banner is out as Browns CEO. Michael Lombardi is also out as GM. Banner lasted only 16 months. He came in with a new ownership group led by Jimmy Haslam. In that time, this is what the Browns have done:

2012: 5-11.

December 31, 2012: Fired head coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom (Heh)ckert.

January 10, 2013: Hired Rob Chudzinski as head coach.

January 18, 2013: Hired Michael Lombardi as GM.

January 21, 2013: Joe Banner claims Browns removed themselves from talks with Chip Kelly.

2013: 4-12.

December 29, 2013: Fired head coach Rob Chudzinski.

January 24, 2014: Hired Mike Pettine as head coach.

February 11, 2014: Fired CEO Joe Banner and GM Michael Lombardi.


UPDATE: Banner is officially out in May.