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While the fans are sitting around and screaming to get rid of Brandon Weeden already, it seems like the head coach is still giving the rookie a vote of confidence. Browns coach Pat Shurmur said this about rookie QB Brandon Weeden today in a press conference.

“Brandon Weeden is our starter and he’s going to get better,” Shurmur said.

Weeden was horrible in his first game with his 5.1 QB rating being 10 times worse than Michael Vick’s 51.0 mark even though Vick (also) threw four interceptions. Weeden’s first start was horrible, but he do not lose your hope yet, Browns fans.  He will get into a grind, but Weeden’s 5.1 QB rating was 7.2 points worse than Robert Griffin III’s yards per attempt.

Weeden wasn’t going to lose his job after one bad start, but the pressure is certainly on, especially with the fans now screaming Colt McCoy.  I don’t think the Browns fans will see Colt 45 for a minute, so just hold tight Brownie’s fans.


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