Although Cleveland has its best record (2-5-1) since the 2016 season, it wasn't the tenure the club expected. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not yet announced the expected move.
The Browns, who have not made the playoffs since 2002, have lost three straight games after a promising start to this season. They tied Pittsburgh in Week 1, but were beaten 33-18 on Sunday by the Steelers.
Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams will serve as the interim head coach and running backs coach Freddie Kitchens has been elevated to offensive coordinator.
Stocks recover in European trading; Wall Street seen rising
So far the S&P has fallen 8.9 percent, the Dow has dropped 7.1 percent and the Nasdaq is down 11.7 for the month of October. The S&P 500 has lost about 9.4 per cent from its September 20 peak and has given up its gains for the year, as has the Dow.
Jatwan Craig Cuffie Is Butler High School Shooting Suspect
Officials said earlier in the day that the Butler High School student had been brought to a hospital in critical condition. The wounded student, a male, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, police said, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Angela Merkel 'to abandon key CDU party role'
And the far-right Alternative for Germany was on course to enter the last of Germany's 16 state parliaments with more than 12%. CDU leaders will meet next Sunday to prepare for a summit in December where party members will vote for a new chairman.
The Browns will host the 7-1 Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9. For his career as an National Football League head coach, Jackson is 11-44-1. Cleveland was 1-15 in Jackson's first season and 0-16 last season. Offensive coordinator Todd Haley was also fired Monday, according to Ian Rapoport.
The Cleveland Browns will soon begin searching for a new head coach who can turn Baker Mayfield into a franchise quarterback, and they may look at the man who helped mold Mayfield into a star as a possible candidate.
ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the firing.