Browns hire Kevin O'Connell as quarterbacks coach

The Cleveland Browns have hired Kevin O'Connell as quarterbacks coach, a league source confirmed.

O'Connell worked with Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel prior to the draft last year.

O'Connell, 29, is a former New England Patriots third-round draft pick. He's played for the Detroit Lions, New York Jets, Miami Dolphins and San Diego Chargers.

O’Connell replaces Dowell Loggains, who was fired.

The Browns are hiring former Florida offensive coordinator Kurt Roper as a senior offensive assistant.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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