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Two rookie quarterbacks are the headliners of a game that has all the makings of a shootout.Cleveland Browns (1-5): Brandon Weeden and the Cleveland Browns finally got the monkey off their back and got their first win of the season.Trent Richardson is dealing with a rib injury but is expected to play with a protective vest on. If he can not go, Montario Hardesty is the one who will get the bulk of the carries.Josh Gordon has become a reliable deep threat for Brandon Weeden and has scored three touchdowns in the last two games.Be careful with your expectations though as he still only has 12 receptions on the season with just 26 targets.Greg Little is suffering from a serious case of drop-itis.Good starts: Trent RichardsonMiddle of the road: Josh GordonBad starts: Greg Little, Brandon Weeden Indianapolis Colts (2-3): Andrew Luck has been anything but shy and has more than 40 passing attempts in every game but one this season. Luck also returns home where he is a completely different p...
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