Cleveland Browns new owner Jimmy Haslam III met the media for the first time at Browns training camp in Berea and answered Browns fan's first question.
"I can't tell you how excited our family is to be part of Cleveland, and more importantly the Cleveland Browns. And I know there are some people who think that maybe we might want to move the team out of Cleveland, and I can assure you there is zero chance of that happening."
Haslam says he has been told in no uncertain terms how important the Browns are to Cleveland, receiving a five minute reminder from a bell-hop at Cleveland-Hopkins Airport, and other fans he met along the way. He says he's fully committed to bringing a winner to northeast Ohio.
"Everybody is excited and fired up about football here, and when people say why the Cleveland Browns, that's why we say it because the excitement and the importance of football, the Browns, to this community is immense, and we're all about that."
Haslam telling reporters and the fans he has one goal as new Browns owner " I can assure you we have one mission and one mission only, and that's to bring winning back to Cleveland. And that's the sole thing we're focused on," says Haslam.
Haslam says it far too early to comment on or make decisions on the Browns current braintrust led by President Mike Holmgren
Haslam had a chance to meet and greet Browns players at this morning's workout in Berea.