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Last night was great. It was an evening all about football, and even though it was just preseason action, I couldn't get enough. For much of the night, I was flipping between games or watching NFL Network's "RedZone" style coverage. Here's some quick observations about the evening.
10/13, 10/14 and 6/7 — that was the stat line for each of the three quarterbacks that played for the Browns last night. Each quarterback completed a very high percentage of their passes, and none of the three looked overwhelmed by the Rams’ defensive attack.
For Brandon Weeden, this game was a huge. He had to show that he belonged as the starting quarterback of the Browns, and you can’t really argue with what he did on just 14 pass attempts, which included 112 yards and a touchdown. I’ll admit it, the Browns looked like a competitive team out there, something I certainly didn’t expect.
On the other hand, there were some disappointing performances turned in last night. The Bucca...
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BEREA, Ohio--Brandon Weeden is confident that the work he put in over the off-season will start to show up as the Browns open their preseason Thursday night against the Rams. Weeden is expected to play the first quarter, but he has some specific goals he would like to accomplish.
"I want to be able to string together consecutive good plays, string together a couple of good drives...
Brandon Weeden won over some of his critics and got a skeptical town fired up about the season with an impressive preseason debut against the Rams Thursday night.
Weeden did everything he set out to do in the first exhibition game - a 27-19 Browns victory at FirstEnergy Stadium -- and then some.
In two series of work he completed 10 of 13 attempts for 112 yards and a two-yard touchdown...
Brandon Weeden made coach Rob Chudzinski's debut a success, and may have stopped any quarterback controversy before it started.
Weeden threw a touchdown pass and led Cleveland on two scoring drives, and Travis Benjamin returned a punt 91 yards for a TD as the Browns won Chudzinski's first exhibition game, 27-19 over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.
CLEVELAND -- Brandon Weeden threw a touchdown pass and led Cleveland on two scoring drives, and Travis Benjamin returned a punt 91 yards for a TD as the Browns won coach Rob Chudzinski's exhibition debut, 27-19 over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.
Weeden finished 10 of 13 for 112 yards, which should help end any talk of a quarterback competition in Cleveland. Chudzinski...
CLEVELAND -- Brandon Weeden said his goals for the first preseason game included to put together some drives and to complete a high percentage of his passes.
Weeden led the Browns to scores on both of his drives. He completed 5 of 8 for 52 yards on the first drive, including 2 of 3 on third down passing attempts. He connected with Davone Bess for a 7-yard catch...
Brandon Weeden's goals were to manage the game, not make any mistakes and keep Cleveland's offense going forward.
He did much more than that.
Weeden made coach Rob Chudzinski's debut a success, and the second-year quarterback may have stopped any controversy before it started.
Weeden threw a touchdown pass and led Cleveland on two scoring drives, and Travis Benjamin...
Browns second-year quarterback Brandon Weeden is confident on the eve of his second preseason.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Browns coach Rob Chudzinski looked calm, cool and crisp in his NFL exhibition debut. So did his team, especially his starting quarterback.
With Brandon Weeden moving Cleveland's offense on two scoring drives, the Browns jumped to a 17-0 lead against the Rams' starters and rolled to a 27-19 win over St. Louis on Thursday night. Weeden, coming off a so-so...
The Browns were back at it in shorts and helmets Saturday evening in Berea. They appeared to be working on offensive installation again, after taking a couple of practices to focus on last Thursday’s preseason game. This was the team’s first on field practice since the win over the Rams.
The big news from practice would be the return of Trent Richardson and T.J. Ward to action...
The Browns warm-up before their preseason game against the Rams
The Browns opened up preseason Thursday night with a strong performance against the St. Louis Rams, and most importantly stayed healthy doing it.
Brandon Weeden was sharp, completing 10 of 13 passes for 112 yards and a two yard touchdown pass to Dion Lewis. He led the Browns on scoring drives in both of his series under...
The St. Louis Rams will invade FirstEnergy stadium on Thursday night August 8 to play preseason football against the Cleveland Browns.
Those who want to bang on preseason football feel free to do so but do remember it does mean that meaningful games are only weeks ago. This game offers a lot of questions as to what will we see from these two franchises in 2013.