Hue Jackson to jump into Lake Erie for charity

Hue Jackson to jump into Lake Erie for charity

But for every Browns employee that jumps in with him, Jackson will donate $100 toward his charity, which works to fight human trafficking within the area. Unfortunately, the 2017 National Football League season was even worse as they failed to win a game all year.

On Monday, Jackson announced that he will jump into Lake Erie on June 1, a pledge that he had made past year should the Browns not improve on their 1-15 record from 2016.

He announced Monday that he'll make good on his promise to jump in Lake Erie on June 1st for charity. We put out this front where we are - we're not going 1-15 next year.

They did not finish 1-15; they were worse, becoming the second team in history to go 0-16.

Hue Jackson is a man of his word.

People, including yours truly, wondered why Jackson was waiting until June to make the jump in the lake.

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Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson has set a date to jump into Lake Erie, fulfilling a promise.

Jackson said earlier in the year that the plunge will be a symbolic cleansing of the organization.

It may have taken awhile or Jackson to confirm his plans to make the jump but for good reason. The goal is to raise $15,000 in the jump.

So now he's going in, and it's for a good cause: The Hue Jackson Foundation, which Jackson and wife Michelle started last summer, combats human trafficking in Northeast Ohio.

Jackson also noted he is "hoping to cleanse ourselves of all the losing from the past two seasons" with the jump.

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