Bryan Wiedmeier, American sports executive, Died at 56


Bryan J. Wiedmeier died on June 7, 2016.

He was an American sports executive.

He was in his fourth season with the Cleveland Browns, having joined the organization as Executive Vice President-Business Operations on January 11, 2010.

During 2013 he was appointed a new role, working closely with CEO Joe Banner focusing on long-term strategic planning for the organization, including stadium projects and other capital endeavors.

Bryan Wiedmeier joined the Browns after a successful 29-year career with the Miami Dolphins.

While with the Dolphins (1981-2009), his team ranked fourth in the NFL in wins with a 260-195-1 regular-season record, and appeared in 27 postseason games, and was highlighted by eight division titles, four AFC Championship games and a pair of Super Bowl appearances.

The Cleveland Browns named Wiedmeier Executive Vice President – Business Operations, on January 11, 2010.

During his NFL career, he has had the unique chances to work closely with five of the top football leaders of the era, including two members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

That particular group includes the winningest coach in NFL history, Don Shula as well as Jimmy Johnson, Nick Saban, Bill Parcells and Mike Holmgren.

Bryan Wiedmeier passed away at 56 yrs old.