Browns continue coaching search, interview Eagles’ Schwartz
UNDATED (AP) — Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz was interviewing Wednesday with the Cleveland Browns.
Schwartz is the sixth candidate to meet with the Browns, who are again looking for a head coach after another losing season. Owner Jimmy Haslam promised a “disciplined” and “thorough” search last week, and there’s no reason for the Browns to rush now since they’re the only NFL team still without a coach.
Schwartz was the Detroit Lions head coach from 2009-13. He inherited a 0-16 team and took it to the playoffs in his third season. Schwartz went 29-52 with Detroit.
The 53-year-old Schwartz isn’t considered the front-runner to land Cleveland’s top job, and it’s possible the Browns could be talking to him about leading their defense. Schwartz, however, has more head coaching experience than any other candidate the Browns have spoken to.
Haslam and his search committee have interviews scheduled with…