Browns GM George Kokinis no longer involved with the team
NFL.com wire reports says:
General manager George Kokinis is "no longer actively involved" with the Cleveland Browns organization, the team said in a statement Monday night.
Earlier in the day, several reports surfaced indicating that Kokinis had been fired by the 1-7 team. Citing unnamed league sources, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and NBC affiliate WKYC-TV3 in Cleveland said Kokinis was escorted out of the Browns' headquarters by security on Monday.
"In response to rumors and reports that Kokinis was escorted out of the building today, the Browns deny those reports," the Browns' statement said. "In the interest of protecting the parties involved we will withhold further comment."