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Coach In Charge Of Conditioning Leaving Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Wanted: Someone who wants to order 300-pound football players to run sprints and pump iron.

Cleveland Browns coach Butch Davis announced on Friday that the team's strength and conditioning coach is leaving.

Tim Jorgensen was hired when the expansion team was created in 1999.

Davis said that the decision was mutual.

The coach said that the team wants to move in a new direction with the strength and conditioning program. The Browns led the NFL with 16 players on the injured list last year.

In the past, Davis has said that he wants players to be bigger and stronger.

The 46-year-old Jorgensen also worked 12 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons and three with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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