Found May 22, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, quarterback Colt McCoy took some first team snaps during Tuesday’s practice.  This isn’t a surprise since the Browns still haven’t named a starting quarterback going into the 2012 season.

As much as the Browns want and expect Brandon Weeden to be their starting quarterback this season, they’ll give both McCoy and Seneca Wallace a shot at winning the job, just so they can say they gave them a fair chance.


McCoy struggling with confidence at camp

BEREA, Ohio -- Colt McCoy worked with the first team at the Cleveland Browns offseason practice on Tuesday, but when he talked after practice he didnt sound at all like a confident starter. In his first meeting with the media since last season, McCoy came across like a sympathetic figure, a guy clinging to the faintest of hopes to start in 2012. Thats what happens when the incumbent...

Longtime NFL Scout Greg Gabriel: “I don’t think that Weeden has the tools to beat out McCoy unless the competition is rigged.”

Greg Gabriel is a veteran 29-year NFL scout, including for two New York Giants Super Bowl-winning teams and the Chicago Bears NFC Championship run of ’07. You can check out his resume here, before reading what he has to say about Brandon Weeden and Colt McCoy, including that “McCoy is by far the better player,” and that, “having watched both players a number of times …...

NFL Report: Heckert says Phil Taylor will play THIS season

At a Browns Backers event in Akron, General Manager Tom Heckert said he is “100% positive” that DT Phil Taylor will play this season- “One hundred percent — I don’t think there’s any question about that,” Heckert said when asked about Taylor playing in 2012. “Once it’s healed, it’s healed. He should start lifting in four months.” Jeff Schudel of the News-Herald...

Browns’ Greg Little to have a breakout year?

The Browns’ offense might have been the most devoid of playmakers of any team in the league last year. They changed that this offseason by adding one of the draft’s most dynamic playmakers, Trent Richardson, and upgrading their starting quarterback from Colt McCoy to Brandon Weeden. If you ask the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot, the Browns also have one more dynamic...

Browns won’t be moving Sheldon Brown to safety

At 33 years of age, there have been some talks that the Browns could be moving Sheldon Brown from cornerback to safety. Browns GM Tom Heckert defeated any of those rumors today by saying that Brown would not play safety unless there were a “disaster.” It appears he’ll play cornerback for at least one more season, though if he is resigned after the season as a free agent, it...

Browns GM Tom Heckert Says QB Brandon Weeden Will Win Starting QB Spot

Once again, a report is out which is giving slim hopes for Colt McCoy and his changes on being a starting with the Cleveland Browns, as General Manager Tom Heckert is claiming that newly drafted quarterback Brandon Weeden will win the starting QB spot.According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Heckert clarified the outcome of the quarterback competition in Cleveland, "The best...

Fujita vehemently denies bounty participation

BEREA, Ohio -- Scott Fujita was spitting mad Tuesday as he vehemently denied taking part in any pay-to-injure bounty pool while a member of the New Orleans Saints. That is not true, he said after the Cleveland Browns offseason practice -- his first public comments since he was suspended for the first three games of the 2012 season. Fujita said he has seen no evidence to back the...

Browns’ Josh Cribb loses value thanks to rule changes

Getty Images The new rule changing kickoffs from the 30 yard line to the 35 yard line was designed to help players and diminish their risk of getting seriously injured. Unfortunately for some players, such as in the case of Cleveland Browns’ Josh Cribbs, it is also diminishing their on field value. And it is for that very reason 2012 may be his last season as a Brown. Josh Cribbs...

Scott Fujita: Gregg Williams Tape 'Wasn't Evidence of Anything,' Just 'a Coach Saying Some Inappropriate Things'

BEREA, Ohio -- Forced to fight for his name in a ''public trial'' against the NFL, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita vowed he did not participate in the New Orleans Saints' bounty program. Fujita, suspended for three games by the league for allegedly contributing ''a significant amount'' of money to a pay-for-hits pool while he played for the Saints...

Scott Fujita says bounty allegations not true

While former teammate and alleged BountyGate co-conspirator Jonathan Vilma is busy fighting both his suspension and the commish, Scott Fujita maintains he’s got a bum rap. On Tuesday, Fujita told the Associated Press that he’s innocent of any bounty allegations, despite knowing first-hand what actually took place within the Saints’ supposed pay-for-performance system. Fujita...

Trent Richardson Would Support a Gay Teammate

Cleveland Browns rookie RB Trent Richardson saying he would support a gay teammate.

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NFL Rumors: Kellen Winslow Apparently Done in Tampa Bay

Former Cleveland Browns tight end Kellen Winslow Jr is reportedly on his way out of Tampa Bay as he told Sirius XM radio that the Buccaneers are looking to find him another home. After several injury-plagued seasons and the desire for a new contract with the Browns, Winslow was moved by then head coach Eric Mangini for a second- and fifth-round draft selection where he subsequently...
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