Browns coach Pat Shurmur sidestepped questions about the futures of quarterback Colt McCoy and running back Peyton Hillis.
All Shurmur would commit to in 2012 was hiring an offensive coordinator.
After going 4-12 in his first season as Cleveland's coach, Shurmur said McCoy improved in his first full year but would not commit to the 25-year-old as his starter for 2012.
"As we go forward with Colt, I feel like he's done some really good things," Shurmur said Tuesday at his season-ending news conference. "Get him back healthy, get him in an offseason where he has a chance to develop. ... I expect Colt will improve, just as I expect (backup quarterback) Seneca (Wallace) will improve and whoever the quarterbacks are here. That can be said for all positions.
"The best quarterback will play when we start the season."
McCoy went 4-9 as a starter before missing his final three games with a concussion.
Shurmur would not discuss any of the Browns' off...