Browns Announce More Coaching Staff Changes

Cleveland, OH - The Cleveland Browns named Dave Atkins as Senior Offensive Assistant Coach, Anthony Lynn as Running Backs Coach and Rip Scherer as Assistant Head Coach and Quarterbacks Coach, the club announced Saturday.

Atkins has served as the Browns running backs coach for the last two seasons (2005-06) and was named senior offensive assistant coach for the 2007 season.

Lynn joins the Browns from the Dallas Cowboys where he served the last two seasons as running backs coach.  Lynn brings seven years of coaching experience with Denver, Jacksonville and Dallas, following his seven year playing career with Denver and San Francisco.

Scherer has served as the Browns quarterbacks coach for the last two seasons (2005-06) and was promoted to assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach for the 2007 campaign.  Scherer has been responsible for tutoring young quarterbacks Charlie Frye, Derek Anderson and Ken Dorsey.  Last season, he helped Frye complete 252-of-393 passes for a 64.1% completion percentage, which ranked as the second-best quarterback completion percentage in franchise history.