Browns name Ray Farmer new GM

Updated: February 11, 2014, 5:27 PM ET
By Pat McManamon | ESPN.com

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns stunned their fans and the NFL on Tuesday by sweeping out the front-office structure that owner Jimmy Haslam set up only a year ago.

Haslam announced that CEO Joe Banner would leave the organization in two months and that general manager Mike Lombardi also is leaving.

Ray Farmer was promoted to GM effective immediately, with Alec Scheiner taking over as president. Farmer and Scheiner, along with recently hired coach Mike Pettine, will report ...

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