Originally written January 04, 2012 on My Sports Rumors:
If I was a starter on the Cleveland Browns offense in 2011, I’d be very worried as it seems everyone will have to earn their job next season. This even includes quarterback Colt McCoy and might also mean Peyton Hillis may not be back. Personally, I can’t blame head coach Pat Shurmur for not guaranteeing starting spots as his team went 4-12. The biggest thing from his press conference to me was his lack of commitment to McCoy. “There’s going to be some competition and I expect that Colt will improve just like I expect Seneca [Wallace] will improve and whoever the quarterbacks are here,” said coach Pat Shurmur in his exit press conference Tuesday. “The best quarterback will play when we start the season.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer) What Shurmur did do is not discount McCoy. He said he wants to see how his players develop which I think is only fair. The rookie head coach was put behind the eight ball to start because of the lockout, especially with him bringing in the West Coast offe...
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