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Browns backup quarterback Jason Campbell will replace struggling Brandon Weeden and start on Sunday in Kansas City.
Coach Rob Chudzinski announced the decision to sit Weeden on Tuesday. Chudzinski said the choice to go with Campbell was based on ''consistency and production.'' Chudzinksi said the bottom line is that Campbell, who has made 71 career starts in the NFL, gives the Browns the best chance against the unbeaten Chiefs.
Weeden had played poorly in losses to Detroit and Green Bay. He completed just 17 of 42 passes against the Packers.
Cleveland fans have been clamoring for a change, but Chudzinksi said Weeden's lack of support was not a factor in making the switch.
Campbell will be the third QB to start for the Browns (3-4) this season. Brian Hoyer made two starts before a season-ending injury on Oct. 3.
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Scott: So… Was that the last start for Brandon Weeden? Should it be his last start?
TD: They cannot trot him out there at home again. It will be a the ugliest of ugly scenes if they do so. My guess is they start him at KC, let him hang himself with more bad QB play on the road against one of the best defenses in the league, and prepare Campbell to start in two weeks against...
Browns QB Jason Campbell will make his first start of the season Sunday versus the Chiefs. SOURCE: Mary Kay Cabot, Cleveland Plain DealerFantasy Spin:It appears the Brandon Weeden era in Cleveland is finally over. Campbell, Cleveland's third string quarterback at the start of the season, faces an impossibly tough task Sunday going against the undefeated Chiefs at their home stadium...
Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski revealed on Wednesday to the media that Jason Campbell, not Brandon Weeden, will be under center when the team faces the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. According to a tweet from Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot, Chudzinski believes in Campbell, a 32-year-old who played sparingly (and not impressively) for […]The post Cleveland Browns announce...
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Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski named Jason Campbell as the team's third staring quarterback this season entering their eighth game.
The brief and disappointing Brandon Weeden era in Cleveland Browns football could be over.
Weeden the No. 22 overall pick in 2012 was benched on Wednesday in favor of ninth-year pro Jason Campbell 31 who will start Sunday against the 7-0 Kansas City Chiefs.
It marked the second time in three weeks that Weeden has been benched when healthy.
The first time was Oct. 3 against the...
Jason Campbell gets his first start of the season this week for the Cleveland Browns(3-4) replacing Brandon Weeden. The Browns travel to Kansas City to face the Chiefs(7-0) this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
Weeden has been completely ineffective as the Browns starting quarterback and now has been benched twice this season. The first time Weeden was benched it was for Brian Hoyer...
Darin Gantt of NBCSports reports that Cleveland Browns head coach, Rob Chudzinski, would consider changing quarterbacks and left the door open for quarterback, Brandon Weeden, to exit.
Speaking with reporters in regards to the quarterback position, coach Chud stated, “We’ll talk as a staff later on this afternoon. We’ll basically put the guys at all positions who give us...
With all the flack surrounding Browns quarterback, Brandon Weeden, the last two weeks, the Browns announced on Wednesday morning, he would be benched in favor of former Raiders Quarterback, Jason Campbell. Will that decision tip the scales for Cleveland to end the Chiefs undefeated season?
According to NFL.com, Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski has not ruled out making a change at quarterback or any other position. The Browns are 0-2 since Brian Hoyer went down and Weeden returned as the starter. The Browns appeared to be a rejuvenated team with Hoyer at QB, winning three straight and found themselves atop the AFC North.
The morale of the team seems to have gone...
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Browns will QB Brandon Weeden against the Chiefs next weekend.
La Canfora adds that Cleveland did consider making a change at quarterback, but he wouldn’t be surprised to see Jason Campbell get a shot at some point in the near future.
HC Rob Chudzinksi told reporters following Sunday’s loss that they are considering possible...
While staying relatively healthy, the Kansas City Chiefs have gotten the benefit of facing some quarterbacks who were thrust into a starting role because of injuries.
On Sunday, the Chiefs will take on a team that's making a change at that position for a different reason.
Jason Campbell is taking over for the ineffective Brandon Weeden as the visiting Browns face the arduous...
WR Rankings – Week Eight
Brandon Weeden reared his ugly head and although Josh Gordon was responsible for a couple of his missed targets Weeden is a scattershot at best and will not be able to maximize Gordon’s considerable talents on a consistent basis. Gordon remains a top-20 fantasy play going forward but perhaps anointing him a borderline WR1 despite the loss of Hoyer was...
This jersey is certainly disturbing for Browns fans. There is one error though. Brian Hoyer should be after Brandon Weeden.
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