Found December 26, 2011 on Fox Sports Ohio:
Browns coach Pat Shurmur held out the possibility that Colt McCoy could return Sunday when the Browns (thankfully) end their season against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also said McCoy has not yet been cleared to practice. And he said this while saying that he did not mean to be vague or avoid questions, and while listening to a soliloquy from ex-Browns coach Sam Rutigliano about how impressed Rutigliano has been with how hard the team is playing. This head-scratcher of a news conference took place the day after Christmas. So perhaps there were visions of sugar plums still dancing in folks' heads. Or something like that. Because not much else would explain the murkiness of things -- without trying to be vague of course. McCoy was in the building in Berea Monday. Shurmur said he worked out and took part in all meetings. But he said he would not get into whether McCoy would play until Wednesday except to say if he practiced there was a chance he'd play. He also said when as...

If Cleared to Practice, Should Colt McCoy Play Against the Steelers?

Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy continues to recover from a concussion and could be cleared to practice this week. He has already missed games against the Arizona Cardinals and Baltimore Ravens after suffering the concussion against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 8. While it is possible that McCoy could be cleared to play this week as the Browns prepare for a rematch with...

McCoy still not cleared to practice

BEREA, Ohio Although Pat Shurmur didn't want to talk about whether Colt McCoy would be able to play Sunday against the Steelers, he did indicate that McCoy hasn't been cleared to practice. McCoy suffered a concussion on Dec. 8 against the Steelers and hasn't been cleared to practice 18 days after the incident. Shurmur was asked just about every way possible to find...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy has a chance to face Steelers if he can practice this week

Browns quarterback Colt McCoy still has a chance to finish the season against the Steelers.

Colt is Not the Problem (and neither is Shurmur)

Don’t be shocked by my posting two days in a row or it’ll dilute the message I’m trying to get across. As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, I’ve decided to delve a little further into my opinions on the Cleveland Browns. First, and foremost, Colt McCoy is not the problem. I repeat, Colt McCoy is not the problem. Is Colt McCoy the long-term quarterback solution for the Browns...

Browns QB Colt McCoy still dealing with concussion

Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy is still dealing with the effects of a concussion and likely won't suit up for his team's season finale Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.McCoy was on the receiving end of a brutal hit from Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison during the Browns' last game against Pittsburgh earlier this month. He hasn't practiced...

Browns QB Colt McCoy still out with concussion

Browns quarterback Colt McCoy still has not been cleared to practice after sustaining a concussion on Dec. 8, and will likely miss the season finale against Pittsburgh.

AFC exec: Browns QB McCoy not built to succeed in AFC North

The recent controversy surrounding the Browns' handling of Colt McCoy's concussion has dominated so much of the public discourse surrounding the team that it's overshadowed perhaps a larger issue regarding the second-year QB: Does McCoy have what it takes to lead the Browns out of the cellar and into contention in the AFC North?

Browns QB Colt McCoy still out with concussion

Browns quarterback Colt McCoy still has not been cleared to practice after sustaining a concussion on Dec. 8, and will likely miss the season finale against Pittsburgh.

Browns QB McCoy misses practice; Wallace likely to start finale

Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy was not cleared to practice Wednesday, coach Pat Shurmur told reporters.

Shurmur says McCoy might practice Wednesday, start Sunday

Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur indicated that if quarterback Colt McCoy can practice on Wednesday, he might be able to take the field next Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Browns' Shurmur accepts blame for loss

Browns coach Pat Shurmur says he's the one ultimately responsible for his team's mistakes. Two blunders on Saturday in Baltimore were costly in a 20-14 loss to the Ravens. Browns backup quarterback Seneca Wallace botched a scoring opportunity at the end of the first half and rookie defensive tackle Phil Taylor jumped offside on fourth down in the final two minutes to seal...

While We’re Waiting… Shurmur Taking Heat, Lions and Bengals Playoff Bound and Nick Swisher?

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Serving Shurmur some humble pie- “That’s the problem in Cleveland. Pat Shurmur is quick to point out his team’s flaws, and talk about how a drop here, or a drop there...
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