“The Browns’ young secondary battled, but was strained by the loss of Haden to his suspension and Brown to a neck stinger.” — Mary Kay Cabot
“Last week [against the Ravens] was just bad. This week some of the [Browns' longer gains] were checkdowns that we missed.” — Bengals cornerback Leon Hall
“I wish I had a dollar for every hour I put in this week.” — Brandon Weeden
Somebody please give Brandon Weeden $100.
Yesterday in Cincinnati the Browns looked much more like the team that folks expected them to be in 2012; one that could move the ball with an improved rushing attack, but would suffer mostly because of an inability to keep its opponents from scoring. Brandon Weeden looked OK yesterday, much improved from his Week 1 nightmare, and Trent Richardson showed why everyone called him the best running back to come into the NFL since Adrian Peterson. It was a sight for the sorest eyes.
But the Bengals still held the lead for the entire game after going up 7-0 when Adam Jones