Found August 29, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
TEAMS: Cleveland Browns
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur made a bold decision early in the preseason when he named rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden the starter before taking a single snap in an NFL game.  After three preseason starts, Weeden has looked like a rookie; inexperienced and unable to move the offense consistently while last year’s starter, Colt [...]
  • YES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He is the better qb
  • yes you gave up to soon on mcCoy to soon, if he had the line protection, he could have done a lot better, but the lin didn't give any time to throw the ball @ he was sacked to ma ny times, give the line the blame nt McCoy, if he had the line that weeden has he would be a lot better then Wedden is, Weedenneeds to go.
  • I say that everytime the Browns play.
  • Brandon Wheeden is NOT going to develop. I wish I were wrong, but he has shown bad tendencies all year, and he goes down at the sight of a DL closing in on him.
  • Weeden has been awarded a better line and a running back and better receivers. If McCoy had the same benefits, we'd be much further ahead. Why do they give up so soon on their young quarterbacks when they have no weapons around them. We are doomed to mediocrity.
  • yes get McCoy another chance he is alot better then Wedden, Weeden will naver make it in the NFL, I don't know what is wrong with the couch that he won't give McCoy a chance.


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Browns quarterback Cot McCoy will start Thursday night when the Browns take on the Chicago Bears, Brandon Weeden will not play. Just recently Pat Shurmur said he has a lot of confidence in McCoy, you just have to wonder if the Cleveland Browns have wondered if they named Brandon Weeden the Browns starting quarterback prematurely. McCoy has had better than Weeden throughout the preseason...

Cancel the Season: Brandon Weeden to sit out Browns’ last practice game

On one hand, no one will ever go broke questioning the legitimacy and competence of the Holmgren/Shurmur regime. It’s easy enough to see pretty much any decision they make as resulting primarily from some combination of arrogance and fear, including the one to sit Brandon Weeden in tonight’s final preseason tuneup. Of course they don’t want anyone to get hurt tonight, but worse...

Cleveland Brown’s Pat Shurmur: A tale of two coaches

Pat Shurmur walked into quite the situation when being hand-picked by team president Mike Holmgren to coach the Cleveland Browns prior to the 2011 season. Since their return to the NFL in 1999, the Browns have been through six head coaches in that 13 year time period with very little success. Every single move Shurmur made would be critiqued to an almost unnecessary degree by media...

Browns Joe Thomas & Pat Shurmur See strength Up front For Weeden’s Sake Lets Hope They Start Showing The Rest Of Us

Both Joe Thomas and head coach Pat Shurmur are insisting the Cleveland Browns offensive line is going to be good this season. They both see this as being the teams strength coming into the season. I wonder what they are seeing that the rest of us missed last Friday night? The Eagles were able to walk through the holes in the O-line to get to Brandon Weeden, forcing him to fumble...

CBS Cleveland’s Dustin Fox Says Browns Will Go 6-10, Won’t Address Bernie Kosar Daughter Doing Porn & More!

Dustin Fox is kinda a big deal in Ohio. He went from an all-Ohio high schooler, to playing a key roll on the national championship team at Ohio State, to a few years in the NFL and now a football talking head for five hours on 92.3 FM in Cleveland. Of course we wanted to talk to Fox about the Browns and maybe even sneak in a question about Bernie Kosar’s daughter doing porn. ...

Bengals Add Former Brown Jeff Faine

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