Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 7/12/12
As we get closer to the season, Colt McCoy is one of the biggest names, if not the biggest name, who is very available via trade. McCoy is the incumbent starter in Cleveland, but struggled en route to a 4-12 record last year, prompting the Browns to use a 1st round pick on Brandon Weeden, a soon to be 29 year old quarterback. Given Weeden’s age, they want him out there week 1 and because of McCoy’s popularity in the locker room, they want him gone so as not to create any distractions for Weeden. They are shopping him on the cheap. The Eagles and Packers have been thrown around as possibilities as they are good teams in need of backup quarterbacks, but so far no deal has been reached. Interest will pick up in Training Camp as teams are given a chance to more accurately assess their quarterback situation. One team that makes some sense, according to ESPN Cleveland, is the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have Chase Daniel as their primary backup behind starter Drew Brees right now. The ...
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