Found February 25, 2013 on Cleveland Sports 360:
All it has taken is one statement from Joe Banner about Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden to throw the ms-informed fans in Cleveland into a Weeden frenzy. Joe Banner did not say Brandon Weeden is going to be the Browns starting quarterback in the 2013 season. What Banner said was, ” The Brown are going to give Brandon Weeden every chance to be the Browns starting quarterback.” “The rest will be up to Brandon Weeden.” That isn’t exactly a ringing endorsement of the 29-year-old quarterback, who turns 30 shortly after the season starts. Weeden didn’t win the approval of the Browns new owner, or the front office the team has in place this season. As a matter of fact the Browns general manager, Michael Lombardi has made public statements about his dis-like for Weeden. Lombardi said The Rookie. Quarterback Was a disaster. He was lost on the field. Taking everything into consideration, you cannot view any of these statements about Weeden as a major endorsement. Weeden has a ton of work to ...
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