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Browns' Shurmur adds Rhodes, others to first coaching staff

CLEVELAND -- Ray Rhodes joined new Browns coach Pat Shurmur's staff as a defensive assistant, the team announced Monday.

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Rhodes, a former NFL head coach, spent the previous three seasons with the Houston Texans. Before that, he worked in Seattle with current Browns president Mike Holmgren.

Rhodes, 60, brings more than 30 years of pro-coaching experience to Cleveland. He was a head coach in Philadelphia (1995-98) and Green Bay (1999).

The Browns also announced that Keith Gilbertson will be a senior offensive assistant after serving as the Browns' director of pro personnel last season.

Shurmur, who will serve as his own offensive coordinator, retained four position assistants who worked under Eric Mangini. The team said Gary Brown (running backs), Steve Hagen (tight ends), Jerome Henderson (defensive backs) and George Warhop (offensive line) will stay on staff.

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