Joe Thomas was strongly opposed to the Cleveland Browns firing Rob Chudzinski.
Thomas was named to his seventh Pro Bowl this season.
“You look at the great franchises. They don’t fire your coach after the first season. You can’t do it,” Thomas said.
The Browns went 4-12 this season.
“It sets everything back,” Thomas said. “You just hit the reset button. Anytime you hit the reset button, it severely damages the organization, and it lengthens the amount of time that it takes to get back to the playoffs and turn the team into a consistent winner. … I think that this organization needs continuity and that’s the only chance that we’re going to have to turn this team into a consistent winner.”